Category Archive for: Resources

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…

Be a part of the Overhead Solution!

Your social enterprise can be a part of the Overhead Solution! Hello SEA Community, Last year, GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and BBB Wise Giving Alliance published an open letter to the donors of America denouncing the use of the “overhead ratio” as a primary indicator of nonprofit performance.  The letter, signed by all three organizations’ CEOs,…