Sector News, August 2018

A Hopeful Future: Kids in Social Enterprise The future of social impact is looking bright. Increasingly more kids and young teens are choosing to start social enterprises. In the past quarter, three young entrepreneurs under the age of 14, have received national recognition for their social impact initiatives. Chicago native Jahkil Jackson started his first organization to…

North Texas Social Enterprise University 2018 : Changing the World for the Common Good

How to start, manage and grow your business Join us at The Network Bar in Trinity Grove Dallas f for a comprehensive boot camp on how to build a business venture through social enterprise. Participants will leave with potential business ideas and the fundamental tools and tactics to effectively get their social enterprise business off…

Inaugural cohort of Pave A Path Scholarship recipients

Last December, we launched the Pave A Path Fundraiser for social entrepreneurs facing barriers to opportunity. With the help of donations from our community, we were able to invite 10 social entrepreneurs to join SEA and provide them with the resources they need to thrive. Out of over 115 applications, we are thrilled to introduce…

SEA Office Hours Program

MEET WITH SEASONED PROFESSIONALS Office Hours is a new program offering SEA members a chance for one-on-one advice from seasoned social enterprise professionals. Through a FREE half hour consultation with our selected SEA advisors, participants can expect guidance on any business-related need. From writing a better business plan, or choosing a communications strategy to grantmaking…

Join social enterprise’s premier, national convening Summit ’17 in Los Angeles, CA on September 18 – 20, 2017.

Summit ’17 registration is open! Join the nation’s social enterprise leaders at Summit ‘17 to create opportunity, build community and explore innovation across the sector. This premier convening will feature the perspectives of distinguished changemakers revolutionizing the field. Attendees will have the chance to examine the practices of social enterprise, delve into the creation of…

Financing Through the Lens of the Social Enterprise

Join us June 27 for the next webinar in our Social Finance Series! Tuesday, June 27 / 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. CT / $35 Thus far in our Social Finance Webinar Series, we’ve discussed funding options with foundations, lenders and other funders. But what is the experience actually like for the social enterprises receiving…

NETWORK WITH A PURPOSE AT THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ALLIANCE’S SOCIAL

Join Social Enterprise Alliance N. Texas Chapter for a networker and let’s connect for a common good. Meet New Friends and network with fellow practitioners. Enjoy Happy Hour drinks and snacks from Souk – Mediterranean Bistro Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT). Souk – Mediterranean Bistro 3011 Gulden Lane Trinity…

SE University: Legal and Finance Workshop for Entrepreneurs

What You Need to Know About the Legal and Financial Concerns in Starting Your Own Enterprise venture. The 2016 statistics published by the Small Business Administration (SBA), state that about 78% of small business startups survive the first year; about half survive at least five years. Insufficient capital and poor management planning are contributors to…

SE University: The How-tos of Writing an Effective Business Plan

Join the North Texas Chapter Tuesday, April 25, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. for this hands-on, hard-hitting workshop that will take you through each step of writing your plan. From the executive summary to developing your business situation/problem; arriving at solutions; putting together a thorough marketing plan, and brand image; managing the business and developing…