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Capital

Learn how to raise capital and effectively manage your social enterprise’s finances.

 

2016-08-29 16:57:55

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Core Drivers of Success: Growth Capital

Growth Capital is enterprise-level funding or investment that builds the capacity for business expansion and strategic planning.

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2015-09-07 12:27:13

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Capital for Social Enterprises: Debt

Learn the sources, and uses, of loan capital and what lenders are looking for.

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2016-05-31 12:00:05

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Capital for Social Enterprises: Grants

Why social enterprises may need grant funding, and how they should approach acquiring it.

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2017-12-18 14:54:26

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Without Profit, Is Social Enterprise a Success?

We need a new definition of sustainability in the world of social enterprise focused on employment for people facing barriers to work.

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2016-10-14 12:39:00

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Managing Key Relationships: Funders

How to identify funders with which your venture has a strong “fit” and create open and honest relationships with them.

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2018-09-12 02:03:09

Learning guide

Using Data When Approaching Funders

Social enterprises must use data to communicate and demonstrate their impact to potential partners, customers, and funders. Learn about effective ways to use impact data when approaching funders.

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Accessing Federal Funds

2017-12-19 12:00:47

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Accessing Federal Funds

Overview of available funding for social enterprises, how to identify opportunities, and key considerations before applying.

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2018-02-09 09:13:18

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Department of Labor funding for workforce development programs

The Department of Labor plays a key role in supporting and funding workforce development programs to help those Americans with barriers to employment.

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2018-01-12 11:31:14

Learning guide

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

WIOA is the largest source of federal funding for workforce development activities in the United States. Learn about WIOA and how social enterprises can benefit.

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2018-10-01 10:19:10

Learning guide

Work Opportunity Tax Credits

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal income tax credit designed to help people gain on-the-job experience and achieve better employment outcomes. A guide to WOTC for social enterprises.

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SNAP E&T

2018-03-07 04:29:12

Learning guide

SNAP Employment & Training

SNAP E&T can be an effective way for social enterprises to fund an expansion of their employment and training services. Learn about these funds and opportunities for social enterprises to leverage them.

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2018-03-07 03:42:11

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SNAP E&T Feasibility Tool

Interested in pursuing SNAP E&T funding? Use this tool to assess whether your social enterprise is a good fit and has the capacity to pursue.

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2018-03-14 11:59:42

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