What a Social Enterprise City Really Means?

To be tagged as a social enterprise city, a city must be committed to social entrepreneurship, and has a high density of social businesses.

According to Celia Richardson, director of communications at Social Enterprise UK, if a city status is successful, it will lead to more activity: "There will be an increase in the number of social enterprises, an increase in start-ups, an increase in the number spinning out of private sector and public sector businesses."

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

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Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)

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Chocolates, Farmers and Social Enterprise

Chocolates, Farmers and Social Enterprise
Social entrepreneur Virginia de Villa seeks to improve the agricultural sector through her social enterprise, Real Cacao. Real...

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