The Power of Partnerships for Social Enterprises – February 13, 4-6:30pm

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The Power of Partnerships for Social Enterprises Speaker: Sondra Samuels, Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) President & CEO   REGISTER HERE!   The key to effectiveness across collaborative social ventures is that we are committed to shared values—and together we live out these values in community and our work together. Ms. Samuels is leading a collaborative of organizations […]

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RESCHEDULED for April 10 — Here’s the Pitch: Pitching Your Social Enterprise.

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Here’s the Pitch: Pitching your Social Enterprise “Pitching” your work to key stakeholders is critical for every social entrepreneur to master. Here’s your chance to learn about the value of “the pitch” and practice yours in a safe environment. In this educational event focused on “Pitching Your Social Enterprise” adult, middle school and high school […]

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Upcoming event — Public Benefit Corporation Law: The Right Thing for Minnesota?

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Public Benefit Corporations would be a new class of legal structure options for Minnesota businesses. They would differ from regular corporations in that a “social benefit” would be a legitimate goal for the business — not just earning a financial return for the corporation’s shareholders.  Under our current laws these social benefits are already permissible […]

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Member Spotlight – Minnesota Public Radio

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Member Spotlight – Minnesota Public Radio One of the most ubiquitous forms of social enterprise is the community and public radio sector, with some of its deepest roots in Minnesota. Minnesota Public Radio is a premier public radio station producing programming for radio, online and live audiences. With its three services — MPR News, Classical MPR and […]

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Member Spotlight – Cookie Cart

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What’s sweet this month? Please join us for the August Member Spotlight with Cookie Cart. Click HERE to register. The Cookie Cart began in the early 1980s as a grassroots effort by Sister Jean Thuerauf, who opened her North Minneapolis home to neighborhood youth in an effort to help them escape gang recruitment. Every day after […]

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Social Enterprise Alliance Summit: What did I miss?

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The Social Enterprise Alliance Summit in May was packed with speeches and panels from social entrepreneurs all over the world. SEA-Twin Cities will meet to share key takeaways and favorite moments from the Summit. If you came to the Summit, come and share what you learned and how you’ve applied it to your work. If you didn’t […]

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Buying Power for Good: State Government Procurement 101 for Social Enterprises. Nov 8, 4-7pm

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Buying Power for Good: State Government Procurement 101 for Social Enterprises Does your organization struggle to increase the impact of your mission because of limited purchases of your services and products? Do you wonder how to connect with the State of Minnesota and its procurement process to grow your programs? For social enterprises to succeed, […]

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Networking Event! October 18, 5-7pm

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Networking Event! Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012 Time: 5-7PM Location: Fulton Brewery (414 6th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55401) Representatives from local small businesses, CSR- focused departments of larger companies, and non-profits will be in attendance. Presented by the Carlson School of Management.

Member Spotlight: Project for Pride in Living Enterprises. Oct 11, 12-1:30pm.

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Member Spotlight: Project for Pride in Living Enterprises Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012 Time: 12-1:30PM Location: Project for Pride in Living Enterprises, Furnish Office & Home – 850 15th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 Plenty of free parking in the lot. Register here!  Project for Pride in Living Enterprises: Providing a Second Chance PPL Enterprises was established in 1982 to provide jobs, employment […]

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