Boost Your Impact: A Guide to Social Enterprise & Capacity Building Support

Explore the intersection of social enterprise and nonprofits, empowering leaders to optimize organizational effectiveness.

About this special virtual event:

This event is sold out. Keep an eye out for the next virtual info session, which will be held on July 17. Learn more

Join us to demystify the relationship between social enterprise and nonprofits. Tailored for nonprofit and social enterprise leaders, this session clarifies the difference between the two models and offers strategies to enhance your organization’s social impact.

Key Takeaways:

  • Clear differentiation between social enterprise and nonprofit structures
  • Insight into identifying if your nonprofit incorporates elements of a social enterprise model.
  • Strategies for optimizing organizational effectiveness and impact within the nonprofit sector.
  • Summary of the Economic Mobility Initiative Social Enterprise Training and Support Program and how your organization could benefit from the services provided with the next steps, should you be interested in applying.

    Who Should Attend:

    • Nonprofit leaders.
    • Organizations seeking to enhance their impact through a social enterprise lens.
    • Social enterprise leaders looking to build capacity, sustain, and scale up their businesses.


    To learn more, contact Raymond Diaz at [email protected].

    If you’re unable to attend, but are still interested in applying for the EMI cohorts, please make a 15-minute office hour appointment on June 26 or June 27.

    About the Economic Mobility Initiative (EMI): EMI is your no-cost partner in starting and growing your dream venture. EMI empowers L.A. County small business owners, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits by providing tailored support that helps them thrive and build generational wealth in our communities. Visit to learn more.

    About CNM: The Southern California Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM) bridges the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to drive positive change. For 45 years, CNM has been the trusted nonprofit partner that Southern California’s impact sector turns to for help solving problems, responding to change, and elevating its leaders. CNM’s expert advisors, instructors, coaches, and specialists draw on decades of experience leading nonprofits to help organizations increase the impact of their work in the community.

    About REDF: REDF invests in employment social enterprises (ESEs) — businesses that provide jobs, training, and support to people breaking through barriers to employment. REDF partners with these businesses and the entrepreneurs who lead them — providing capital, capacity, and community — to amplify their transformative impact. Since 1997, REDF has invested in more than 238 ESEs in 33 states and DC. Collectively these partnerships have helped 86,000 people enter the workforce and generate more than $1.6 billion in revenue that is reinvested in employee success—creating a ripple effect that strengthens families and communities and helps build an economy that works. For everyone.


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