Local agencies earning income, while impacting our community even more!
A number of Miami Valley nonprofit agencies have launched micro-businesses to increase financial support and reduce their dependency upon outside sources of funding. They’re committed to strengthening financial stability as well as providing their individual clients with relevant job-training experiences.
What is a Micro-business?
Community-Wealth.org offers this definition: “Nonprofit organizations that operate businesses in order to generate revenues and fulfill their missions. The concept has become increasingly common in the past three decades as a result of a combination of government funding cuts to social programs. Other factors promoting the growth of social enterprise include growing nonprofit recognition of the importance of earned income to enabling their organizations to use independently generated revenue to support programs that make sense for their communities, build community wealth, and directly improve the job skills of people facing barriers to entry in the workplace.”
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Impact others who are making an impact! Peruse these local micro-businesses and find ways to give back to your nonprofit community. While you’re shopping anyway, shop nonprofit! Please consider supporting these micro-businesses and, in the process, support other nonprofits in delivering services to our neighbors in need.