For Good Measure: SROI and Current Trends in Nonprofit Impact Measurement

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How do you quantify the impact of a nonprofit? Is it the social benefits, the environmental effects, the economic outcomes?Social Return on Investment (SROI) is a means of measuring all the above, to quantify the good done by nonprofit organizations. Maybe you’re already familiar with ROI as a measure of the value of good investments. […]

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Social Enterprise Round Table Discussions

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Social Enterprise Round Table Discussions   Join us for some coffee and conversation at our first ever Round Table event on Thursday, February 19th, 2015 from 9:00am to 10:30am. SEA Twin Cities will be hosting three conversations on various topics led by experienced members of the local Social Enterprise community. You will also have the opportunity […]

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The State of Social Enterprise event puts Minnesota on track to becoming the nation’s leader in the social sector.

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The Social Enterprise Alliance -Twin Cities chapter’s commitment to the growth of social enterprises was the driving force behind the State of Social Enterprise event co-hosted by Minnesota Business Magazine, on October 9.   The event speakers highlighted all the right ingredients that we have at our finger tips: diverse organizations incubating and supporting social […]

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Creating a Social Benefit Product and Marketing Campaign: An Interview with The Minnesota Beatle Project and Fast Horse, Inc.

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Minneapolis, MN:  The Twin Cities Chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA-TC) will be hosting an event featuring Mark Gerhing, founder of Vega Productions, and Dave Fransen, Senior Director of Fast Horse, Inc.   Andrea Swensson of 89.3 The Current will facilitate an interview highlighting the creation of Vega’s social benefit product, The Minnesota Beatle […]

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Social Enterprise Alliance – Twin Cities Summer Social!

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Our annual Social Enteprise Alliance – Twin Cities Summer Social is back, featuring food, drinks, SEA-TC chapter updates,  networking, prizes, and photo gallery. This is a not-to-miss event! It’s a great opportunity to meet and mingle with peers and learn more about the great work going on in our community. Last year’s networking event attracted over […]

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Mission Investors Exchange 2014 National Conference

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Mission Investors Exchange 2014 National Conference Every two years, foundation leaders, asset owners and supporters of the field of mission investing come together at the national conference in order to learn and make connections that result in better and more mission investments. Join your colleagues and peers at this year’s event, May 13-15, in Minneapolis-St. Paul. We will […]

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Hamline University reSOLUTION ’14. Social Impact Investing for Sustainable Community

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reSOLUTION Community Economic Development Symposium Social Impact Investing for Sustainable Community May 9, 2014, 9:00 a.m.–5 p.m. Hamline University and Opportunity International have partnered for a one-of-a-kind event that will bring professionals in public service, nonprofit organizations, and corporations together to address issues of poverty. Get inspired to think differently about community economic development. reSolution ‘14 […]

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Debt is not a four-letter word! The Use of Debt for Social Enterprise. Event on March 27, 3:30-6:30pm

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Debt is not a four-letter word! The Use of Debt for Social Enterprise Hosted by the Social Enterprise Alliance-Twin Cities and Nonprofits Assistance Fund Kate Barr, Executive Director of Nonprofits Assistance Fund, talks about the productive use of debt for social enterprises, how lenders evaluate your social enterprise, and where to go to raise debt capital. Kate will also discuss […]

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