Financing Options for Social Enterprises (Non-Profit)

While social entrepreneurs are creating“blended” values, delivering social and/or environmental benefits along with financial returns– those organizations who provide financing are still distinct: the“ funders ” who grant funds or (less often) lend to social (non-profit) enterprises and the“ investors ” who invest in or lend to social-purpose (for-profit) businesses . This article focuses on how to finance your non-profit, social enterprise.

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Publisher:

MaRS Discovery District

Place:

Toronto, Canada

Date:

July 29, 2009

Media Type:

Article, Website

Category:

Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation