Earned Income for the Nonprofit sector. Sonya Ulibarri // August 10, 2012. Earned Income . Earned Income : Income earned when there is a direct exchange of product, services, or privilege for money.
Sonya Ulibarri // August 10, 2012
* Fact: Approximately 70% of the total income generated by the nonprofit sector in the US ($1.4 trillion) comes through earned income sources.
*Source: Social Enterprise Alliance
The top five social enterprises operated by nonprofits
in the US are:
The top five organizational missions operating social
enterprises in the US are:
The largest indicator of amount of revenue generated
by nonprofit social enterprises is length of time the venture has been operating.
Top Sources of Capital for Social Enterprises:
* Organizations report (surprise, surprise) that the biggest challenge to launching and growing a social enterprise is: funding.
WHAT IS THE POTENTIAL & THE PRIORITIES OF YOUR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE?
* People won’t support the social enterprise solely for mission. If it is both high quality and cost competitive, the mission will be a deciding factor.
The following challenges/obstacles/threats were
identified by workshop participants:
Social Enterprise Alliance