WHAT WILL I DO?
Understand the impact capital spectrum and where to look for seed funding for your idea.
Practice pitching your idea to board members, potential funders, or other stakeholders.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
We’ve packaged the steps to help nonprofit leaders to develop a social enterprise model. Over 6 weeks, you’ll learn the basics of developing an earned income stream, complete your own assignments, and then share them via interactive Learning Labs on Slack. You should expect to spend at least 6 hours per week working on your project. Most of this work can be done on your own schedule.
Complete 1 hour of self-paced tutorials each week in a dedicated portal. Tutorials will feature practical case studies, frameworks, and strategies that you can apply directly to your organization's work.1 HOURS PER WEEK
Spend at least 3 hours per week working on a structured exercise to advance your idea. You’ll interview customers, analyze competitors, build prototypes, and learn quickly.3 HOURS PER WEEK
Interactive Learning Lab
Live interactive session with your cohort hosted on Slack. Each Lab will start with a video Q & A session with +Acumen and your peers. This is where the magic really begins to happen!2 HOURS PER WEEK
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
LIFETIME ACCESS TO TUTORIALS
Continued access to a dedicated portal with guides and videos for each step of the nonprofit social enterprise journey.
Be part of a small cohort of forward-thinking innovative nonprofit leaders & make lasting professional connections.
Receive input on your work from +Acumen, based on Acumen’s years of experience training social innovators and investing in social enterprises.
This is a hands-on, project-based curriculum. You won’t just sit in front of your computer screen, but instead get out into the real world to test your idea and then share your work with a virtual community.