Business Planning to Get the Seed Capital You Need
CDFI? PRI? MRI? Impact Investment Funds? Venture Philanthropists? Grants?
What Investors Suit You Best?
Our "Dare to Earn" session is devoted to helping nonprofit executives understand the spectrum of investors that are funding social enterprises and options for obtaining start up or scale up funding from them. It will include extensive coaching on how to craft a business plan that attracts investors and donors. Two experts, Betsy Densmore and David Greco, will be your guides in the interactive opportunity to map your pathway to funding.
Friday, December 6 from 8:30 AM to Noon.
Where: Delhi Center:
505 E. Central Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Click HERE to register or call 949-500-2381 for more information.
Dare to Earn Workshop Series
This series provides the tools and resources needed to build a thriving social enterprise. Industry professionals guide participants through market research, marketing, building your business model and planning your pitch to potential investors. Workshop graduates will be eligible to participate in the January 2014 OC Social Enterprise Venture Competition.
BONUS!! You're Invited to the SEA LA Holiday Party. Next Monday, make merry with the Social Enterprise Alliance network.
Monday, December 9 from 7 to 9 PM
3 Worlds Cafe*
3310 S Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Click HERE to Register Now - Space is Limited!
* This brand new social enterprise is based in the historic core of Central Avenue, once the location and birth place of Los Angeles Jazz scene. 3 Worlds is a Co-Op partnership with founding members, The Coalition for Responsible Community Development, Chef Roy Choi, Dole Food and managing partner Aqeela Sherrills. Their goal and purpose is to provide healthy food, drinks and pastries at an affordable cost, while serving as an inspiration and incubator for community members to spur entrepreneurship in the neighborhood.
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