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Innovative Financing Options for Social Enterprises

  • May 24, 2017
  • 3:00 PM CT — 4:00 PM CT
Innovative Financing Options for Social Enterprises
About This Event

Many social enterprises find themselves in a deadlock: foundation funding isn’t the right fit, but they’re not ready for an equity investment. So what financing options are available to them? Join Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) on May 24th for our second Social Finance Webinar, Innovative Financing Options for Social Enterprises. In this webinar, attendees will discover some of the niche funding opportunities accessible to non-profit and for-profit social enterprises alike. Our panel of experienced sector speakers from Heron Foundation, Sorenson Impact Center and RSF Social Finance will discuss mission-related investments (MRIs), Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and low-interest loans (debt investments.) Be sure to attend for an instructive and empowering course on unique financing options.

Registration is free for Social Enterprise Alliance members. To access the discount code, SEA members should login to their account and visit the Discount page.


Disclaimer: This webinar is not focused on applying for funding specifically from The Kresge Foundation or REDF, but rather a look into the landscape of social finance and capital from the perspective of the funder.

Social Finance Webinar Series Overview:

How do social enterprises raise capital to start up, shape up and scale up? What are the similarities and differences between non-profit and for-profit financing options? What are innovative ways to leverage grants, social impact bonds, crowdfunding, impact investments and other options to the benefit of your social enterprise?

Join SEA each month in 2017 for its Social Finance Webinar Series, a collection of monthly webinars meant to demystify social finance and empower social enterprises with resources to successfully raise capital. SEA’s Social Finance Webinar Series will present actionable information, the latest research and case studies to bring light to social enterprise finance. To learn more about the series, visit our website page.

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