Social enterprise for mrp conference 2011


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This presentation was in conjunction with Chris Miller of The Mission Center and Julie Lawson of the Crime Victim's Advocacy Center. The presentation covers the ins and outs of social enterprise and presents several case studies.

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Social enterprise for mrp conference 2011

  1. 1.  
  2. 2.  Introductions and Background  What is Social Entrepreneurship  What is Social Enterprise  Why Social Enterprise?  Hybrid For-Profit/Non-Profit Partnerships
  3. 3. Interruptions and Questions are Welcomed and Maybe Even Encouraged!
  4. 4.  Chris Miller  The Mission Center  Julie Lawson  Crime Victim’s Advocacy Center  Jason Cleaveland  Juniper
  5. 5. The Mission Center, L3C exists to help you focus on what you do best: your mission.  Educate, mentor and coach staff and boards  Outsource non-core functions that helps maximize results and minimize distractions.  Work with an administrative partner that shares your core values and a commitment to those whom you serve  Create economies of competency and scale Your Mission is Our Mission…
  6. 6. What Is Social Entrepreneurship?
  7. 7. “combines the characteristics represented by Richard Branson and Mother Teresa”
  8. 8. “the direct delivery of a charitable service, with little or no support from the government” …The Manhattan Institute Social Entrepreneurship Initiative
  9. 9. “society’s change agent; pioneer of innovations that benefit humanity” …Skoll Foundation
  10. 10. “a form of public leadership that maximizes the social return on public service efforts while fundamentally and permanently changing the way problems are addressed on a global scale” …New York University Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship
  11. 11. “a professional, innovative, and sustainable approach to systemic change that resolves social market failures and grasps opportunities” …Oxford University Said Business School
  12. 12. “using entrepreneurial skills to craft innovative processes, approaches, and solutions to help resolve social issues.” …Washington University in St. Louis Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  13. 13. It’s about thinking outside the box, acting energetically and without fear of failure, and seeing the world in terms of opportunities, not obstacles.  …The School of Chris Miller
  14. 14. But more than anything, entrepreneurship is about collaborating with others to create new value—be it monetary or social, physical or conceptual— that improves people’s lives and moves the world forward.  …The School of Chris Miller
  15. 15. Social Entrepreneurship is ABOUT Social Entrepreneurs
  16. 16.  CityYear  Michael Brown and Alan Khazei  Teach for America  Wendy Kopp  Charter School Movement  St. Louis Language Immersion Schools – Rhonda Broussard  Shearwater Ed. Foundation – Stephanie Krauss  St. Patrick’s Center  Edith C. Cunnane  Community Organizers  Saul Alinsky  Barack Obama
  17. 17. What Is Social Enterprise?
  18. 18. “An organization or venture that advances its social mission through entrepreneurial, earned income strategies.” …Social Enterprise Alliance
  19. 19. “A revenue generating venture founded to create economic opportunities for very low income individuals, while simultaneously operating with reference to the financial bottom-line.” …The Roberts Foundation Homeless Economic Development Fund (REDF)
  20. 20. “The myriad of entrepreneurial or 'self-financing' methods used by nonprofit organizations to generate some of their own income in support of their mission.” …NESsT ."
  21. 21. “A social enterprise is any business venture created for a social purpose-- mitigating/reducing a social problem or a market failure--and to generate social value while operating with the financial discipline, innovation and determination of a private sector business.” …Virtue Ventures
  22. 22. Key Points of Agreement Among Social Enterprise Definitions: Social Enterprise = MoneyMission +
  23. 23. What’s the International Red Cross’ Main Social Enterprise?
  24. 24. Blood Well over 50% of its Revenue Several BILLION Dollars
  25. 25. 26 Founded: 1974 by four recovering addicts fresh out of prison Mission: Provide clean and sober living environment, employment and education for recovering addicts, alcoholics and ex-offenders Products/Services: Moving and Storage, Restaurant, Coffee House, Digital Printing, Construction and Property Management, Landscape, Warehousing and Storage (too many others to list) Annual Revenue: 18 mil Earned Revenue: 10 mil Number Served: Approx. 1500 Annually between 4 locations San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Mexico, North Carolina, and New York
  26. 26. Founded: 1988 by Fr. Greg Boyle and the Delores Mission Church Mission: Provide employment and wrap-around services to gang members, ex-offenders, addicts and alcoholics Products/Services: Restaurant, Screen Printing, Bakery, Merchandise, Licensed food products Annual Revenue: 8 mil Earned Revenue: 3 mil Number Served: Approx. 8000 Annually with the entire range of services Homeboy employs about 235 people
  27. 27. 28 Founded: 1963 by Jack Dalton a recovering alcoholic and ex-offender Mission: Provide treatment, housing, employment, transportation and on- going case management to addicts, alcoholics, ex-offenders and families Products/Services: retail cafés, institutional food, sheet metal fabrication, aerospace precision machining, wholesale food distribution, contract packaging and fulfillment Annual Revenue: 61 mil Earned Revenue: 61 mil Number Served: Approximately 11,000 over more than 60 sites all over Washington State
  28. 28.  St. Patrick’s Center Project BEGIN  Go! Network  Blessing Basket  Seeds of Blessing, LLC  The JuiceBox Healthy Corner Stores, L3C  Healthy Foods Corner Store  Angel Baked Cookies  Jobs and Afterschool Mentoring
  29. 29. •Opened in 1990 •Full-service restaurant employment for homeless and mentally ill clients •Began with seed money from corporation (The Boeing Company) but has been self-sufficient almost since beginning •Enables 30-40 individuals annually to begin a career in the restaurant industry
  30. 30. Consolare • Started in 2010 with seed money from the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington University • Products are fully healing • Ex-offender involvement in the creation of handmade products • Benefits the Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis
  31. 31. • Launched in August this year using MRP grant funds as seed capitol. • Provides a complete wrap-around solution for ex- offenders • Uses open-book management techniques to teach entrepreneurship • Teaches a variety of soft and hard skills through an array of employment opportunities. • Projected to be self-supporting within a 12 months
  32. 32.  Competition and Stagnating Resources  Ability to advance your mission in new and innovative ways that also generate additional revenue  Decrease in Permission Based Revenue  Non Zero-Sum  Increases Staff Recruitment  Increases Staff Retention
  33. 33.  Increases Board Involvement,  Opportunity for Board Development  Adds Additional Levels of Accountability  Social and Financial  Process Builds Organizational Capacity  Business Planning  Opportunity Assessment Skills  Team Building and Collaboration
  34. 34.  Earned Income  Revenue Diversification  Social Return on Investment  Double/Triple Bottom Lines  Mission-Venture Alignment  Cross Sector Collaborations and Partnerships
  35. 35.  Inability to Scale  Insufficient Capital  Structural Concerns  Inability to Pay a Return on the Investment  Lack of Knowledge and Expertise in the NFP Sector
  36. 36.  Policy Issues  America Forward  Nonprofit Missouri  Education:  YouthBridge Workshops  University College, GWB, Olin  Capital:  Y-S.E.I.C.  St. Louis Social Venture Capital Funds  Arch Grants  Structure:  Low-Profit Company (L3C)
  37. 37.  Deliverables: o Executive Summary • Determines Semi-Finalists o Elevator Pitch: • Determines Finalists o Sustainability (Business) Plan o Final Presentations: • Scoring of the Sustainability Plan + Final Presentations Determines the Winners  2011 Y-SEIC Awards Ceremony is Thursday April 14th at 5:00 PM
  38. 38. The Awards! Over $600,00 in Social Venture Capital in Six Years
  39. 39.  YouthBridge Community Foundation  $35,000 to fund a venture serving youth  Daughters of charity  $25,000 to fund a venture serving women health  Lutheran Foundation:  $35,000 to fund a venture serving women  The Skandalaris Center  $25,000 to fund a venture with an innovative solution that impacts social change  $5,000 Student Prize for Most Valuable Teammate
  40. 40.  Under “Program” Select SEIC 2011  Download the Welcome Kit  Description  Process  Criteria  Seminars
  41. 41. Enterprise Development Program Email Christy Maxfield: