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        Social Enterprise Forum

 Presented by MACC Alliance/MACC CommonWealth
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Presentation by: 
Karen Chern, REDF
Melissa Kjolsing, MN CUP
Beth Mammenga, BAM Essentials
Adair Mosley, Pillsbury United Communities
  Presentation by:
Jeff Ochs, Huli Consulting

*the contents of this presentation
are the intellectual property of Jeff Ochs
  Presentation by:
Matt Halley, Cookie Cart
Amanda LaGrange, Tech Dump
Joel Luedtke, Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation
Janet Ogden-Brackett, Nonprofits Assistance Fund
  Famous Last Words of Failed Social Entrepreneurs 
By Jed Letterman, Excerpt from "New Social Entrepreneurs: The Success, Lessons, and Challenge of Non-Profit Enterprise Creation" by the Roberts Foundation

Extended Learning Resources
Articles, Blogs, Toolkits...

Social Enterprise Alliance Knowledge Center 
Through SEA’s partnership with SE Toolbelt, the Knowledge Center brings together over 1,500 insightful articles, toolkits and studies about the social enterprise sector.

REDF Workshop is a platform for tools, best practices, and the shared experiences of people working to create opportunities for those who face barriers to employment.

Nonprofits Assistance Fund - Business Plan for Nonprofits and Social Enterprises
For nonprofits that are considering a social enterprise as a part of their program activities, developing a business plan is an essential step. This business plan outline was created for nonprofits wishing to embark on earned income ventures.

Nonprofits Assistance Fund - Balancing the Mission Checkbook
The Price is Right - blog post by Kate Barr on pricing models and cost of services in Social Enterprises .

Defining Social Enterprise - Minnesota Business Magazine
Article by Jeff Ochs on the definition of Social Enterprise and the impact of the Minnesota Public Benefits Corporation Act.

Present at the Creation
A resource on the emergence of social business, impact investing, and the fourth sector in Minnesota.

Business Model Generation
Free preview of - A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers.

The Lean Startup
Book - How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses.

SBA - U.S. Small Business Administration
Loans and grant information for small businesses

Office of Congressman Keith Ellison - Grants
Guidance and key resources to help eligible grant seekers find information on federal grants, loans, and non-financial assistance for projects, as well as on private funding.
 Organizations to Know
 Huli Consulting
Huli is a thought leader in social business investment. 
Nonprofits Assistance Fund 
Nonprofits Assistance Fund invests capital and financial expertise in nonprofits.
REDF creates jobs and employment opportunities for people facing the greatest barriers to work.
Social Enterprise Alliance
The Social Enterprise Alliance is actively building the field of social enterprise through networking opportunities, educational forums, strategic partnerships, and impact legislation.
Impact HUB MSP is a community of entrepreneurs, creatives and changemakers who are transforming business with responsibility at the forefront.
 Net Impact
Net Impact is a leading nonprofit that empowers a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in the workplace and the world.
 Minnesota DEED
DEED programs promote business recruitment, expansion, and retention; international trade; workforce development; and community development.
B Impact Assessment
We are a global movement of business leaders that seek to redefine success in business, so that one day all companies compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.
   Northwest Area Foundation
The mission of the Northwest Area Foundation is to support efforts by the people, organizations and communities of our eight-state region to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable prosperity.
MN Cup is the premier resource for Minnesota entrepreneurs. We support emerging entrepreneurs from across the state through events, educational programming and an annual new venture competition.

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