Stay Inspired Here you will find fresh insights, stories, and resources on topics related to social enterprise, community development, and small business. Want more? Check out the CovEnterprise Podcast Listen and subscribe on iTunes, or Spotify. It Doesn’t Have to Be a Business-Part 2 By Adam Gustine | June 28, 2019 Last week, I highlighted the Matthew 25 challenge and ways folks are experimenting around the edges of social enterprise and economic development. I think these are incredible ways to dip… Read More It Doesn’t Have to Be a Business By Adam Gustine | June 21, 2019 For some of us, and for various reasons, starting a business is not in the cards. There is no doubt that launching and running a business requires a lot of… Read More Strategic Impact Planning Basics By Adam Gustine | June 14, 2019 If you’ve been following along the last few weeks, you’ve engaged the conversation around community transformation markers and the community engagement assessment. Having taken the time to discern, discuss and… Read More Community Transformation- An introduction By Adam Gustine | June 7, 2019 We’ve mentioned before on the blog that beginning by naming the impact you want to make is essential to the work of social enterprise. Below is a chart we’ve been… Read More Community Connectedness- How are we doing? By Adam Gustine | May 31, 2019 One of the easy pitfalls in social enterprise, and any kind of economic or community development initiative you might plan, is the temptation to engage the project ‘in’ a community,… Read More Training Resources! By Adam Gustine | May 24, 2019 Hey all, We’ve been working this year to develop a plan for delivering training and resources to you and to curate the best learning and practices we can to ensure… Read More Meet the NEW Enterprises- I Have a Dream Academy By Adam Gustine | May 17, 2019 We are so excited to be able to announce our latest launches with CovEnterprises! These are projects a long time in the making and we are thrilled to be able… Read More Meet the NEW Enterprises- Woven Restoration By Adam Gustine | May 10, 2019 We are so excited to be able to announce our latest launches with CovEnterprises! These are projects a long time in the making and we are thrilled to be able… Read More Meet the Enterprises- Jubilee Ventures By Adam Gustine | May 3, 2019 Jubilee Ventures is an economic incubator in South Bend, IN. Their mission is to extend opportunity, restoration and ownership to the margins. Practically, that means that the primary impact that… Read More Meet the Enterprises- Ace Coffee Bar By Adam Gustine | April 26, 2019 Ace Coffee Bar is a youth development project in Minneapolis, MN. This specific enterprise is a venture of Ace in the City, a neighborhood development organization that has been engaged… Read More « Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next » Have questions or want to get involved? Contact the LMDJ team to learn more about joining the movement.