Category Archive for: Resources

D CEO and Communities Foundation of Texas open Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards nominations

D CEO and Communities Foundation of Texas will honor professionals and organizations in the nonprofit world that continue to make a positive impact on the community, often under difficult financial constraints at the second annual Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards. They will also honor the efforts of businesses and corporations that support our local nonprofits, from executives volunteering their time…

The SEA Mentorship Program is Expanding

Looking for expert instruction as you grow your social enterprise? Based on feedback from our members, we are revamping the SEA Mentorship Program. Now, instead of one meeting with a mentor, our selected mentees will be paired with an experienced social enterprise practitioner for a full year of guidance, meeting once per quarter. We will be accepting…

Learn how to start or improve your own social enterprise

Have you launched a social enterprise, but are struggling over how to take it to the next level? Do you see yourself as the next Nobel Peace Prize winning social entrepreneur, Muhammad Yunus? Join Stanford Social Innovation Review for the Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, produced in conjunction with the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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…

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…

Earned Income and the Starvation Mentality

In several of our classes our facilitators talked about sustainability, earned income and the starvation mentality which paralyzes so many nonprofit and for profit mission based enterprises. For those who attended the marketing class we promised several additional resources we hope everyone enjoys. One name which came up over and over in our classes is…

2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report

About the Report A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is an inaugural effort to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use online technology to communicate with their supporters and donors. Based upon the survey results of…