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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Fredrikson & Byron Announces Benefit Corporation Cultivator Program Winners

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Fredrikson & Byron announced today the 10 winning applicants to its Benefit Corporation Cultivator Program. These new enterprises will become some of the first public benefit corporations (PBCs) in Minnesota. Fredrikson’s Cultivator Program will provide free benefit corporation legal services to the winners from incorporation to the filing of the first annual benefit report. With […]

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Cultivate Your Social Enterprise with free legal services, free consulting services and a free co-working space

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If you’ve ever thought about launching a social business or plan to seek impact investment, the Public Benefit Corporation form is designed for you!  Minnesota entrepreneurs will be able to incorporate as PBC’s starting on January 1, 2015.  To celebrate and help launch the field, Fredrikson & Byron, a premier Minneapolis law firm, is providing free legal […]

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Go Local, Grow Local Comes to the Twin Cities!

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“Sure, the Go Local, Grow Local conference will provide you with new insights, ideas and inspiration. But what really sets this event apart is practicality. Every session is designed to offer you specific actions that will yield tangible results for your organization, community or business. Presentations are brief and provide practical guidance while setting the stage for […]

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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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UST Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship – October 18

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UST Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Building Resiliency for Social Impact Featuring Keynote Speaker, Jessica Jackley, founder of Kiva Presenting Sponsor: United Way In Minnesota and across the globe, entrepreneurial nonprofits and for-profit social good businesses are mixing nonprofit and commercial elements, thinking by “design,” and developing fresh sources of support to increase their […]

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University of St. Thomas Seeking an Organization for Financial System Analysis

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University of St. Thomas (UST) is seeking an organization for a financial systems analysis by a team of graduate students. This team, under the management direction of a UST faculty member, will partner with your organization to provide an analytic review of 1-2 financial systems with an emphasis on internal controls and risk management. The review will culminate in […]

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