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ENTERPRISE IN ACTION NEWSLETTER                                                  June 2011 - Issue #: 23

Latest News

Social Enterprise Associates presented at the AEO's 20th Annual National Microenterprise Conference on new sources of capital and alternative paths to increase organizational financial self-sufficiency and sustainability. See presentation materials from this event.

Representing Permaculture Credit Union, Drew Tulchin shared how smaller micro-finance and cooperative financing models have been implemented in rural, agricultural communities in New Mexico at the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities' monthly Learning Network. Find Drew's portion at 22 minutes into the recording. Thanks to Confluence Philanthropy for their organizing.

Congrats to client New Caledon for being a Finalist in the Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition and receiving a cash prize as a Runner-Up! Contact us to support their projects in agricultural business in Africa.

Client Highlights

New Mexico Land Conservancy: Facilitated strategic planning process to determine organizational priorities for the next five years. Project included synthesizing internal and external opinions and facilitating a board strategic planning session

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market: Helping the largest international folk art market in the world grow and diversify funding resources by researching foundation prospects, developing fundraising strategies, and preparing grant requests. Check it out July 8-10 in Santa Fe, NM! To support them, click here.

Recent Publications

Our online library of free publications spread knowledge gained through our projects:

Promoting holistic food systems to stimulate local food economies in marginalized communities: Published in Practical Action Publishing's May 2011 edition, this paper examines methods to increase economic opportunities for farmers, and to better the livelihoods of producers, by increasing food security for the community at large.

Tip Sheet #2: Twitter 101: An introduction offering tips to leverage Twitter to promote & increase exposure for NGOs and their causes.

Case Studies: Local Food & Sustainable Agriculture Initiatives in the United States: Best practices from around the US highlighting communities and organizations with innovative projects to increase sustainability and local agricultural success.

Click HERE for more.

Check It Out

Read recent blog entries

-> More than Milk: Organic Valley Enjoys Growth While Maintaining Values

-> Hiring Staff for Mission or Experience: The Triple Bottom Line Conundrum

-> Understanding International Social Enterprise – Health Improvement

See more HERE.

Short Takes and Shout Outs

Thanks to our interns Mikela Trigilio, Sara Rasmussen, and Monali Patel for their great work and to those who completed their graduate education!

Learn more about our team HERE.

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