TriplePundit’s article by Don Shaffer Growth Financing for Social Enterprises: 5 Options and How to Make them Work for You introduces a discussion on how social entrepreneurs can raise capital: (1) Debt Financing, (2) Equity Investment, (3) Program-Related Investment, (4) Direct Public Offering, and (5) Integrated Capital.
Harvard Business Review’s “A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprises”
Harvard Business Review’s blog “A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprises” provides an overview of new forms of financing: (1) Social Impact Bonds, (2) Quasi Equity Debt (3) Pooling, (4) Loan Guarantees, and (5) Donations.
Wegner CPA’s “Taxation of Corporation Vs. Partnership Vs. S-Corporation” Chart
Wegner CPA’s – Taxation of Corporation Vs. Partnership Vs. S-Corporation chart shows variations of taxation depending on coop’s incorporation status.
The Community Wealth Building Network’s “An Introduction to Financing for Cooperatives, Social Enterprise, and Small Businesses”
The Community Wealth Building Network’s 30 page report, An Introduction to Financing for Cooperatives, Social Enterprise, and Small Businesses provides an introduction to the different types of capital start-ups could consider.