The current economic climate around the globe, and the recent trend in funding cuts are causing major disturbancesa mong many social sector non-profit organisations, community-based organisations, local support organisations. Yet, it can’t be denied that disadvantaged communities and marginalized individuals need the services now more than ever. v
Today, non-profits need a better perspective. They need to diversify income and reduce dependency on project funding and grants.
Becoming investment ready is the need of the hour and these local non-profits need support to strengthen their organizations to take on repayable finance. The first steps to enterprise development is trading activity, exploring options and seeing what needs to change. But the big question is are they strategically, culturally; & economically ready to take on social entrepreneurship? How would they empower their senior managers, board members and staff with the skills and knowledge to be confident and successful in managing entrepreneurial change? What governance and management risks do they face?
At DSI, we are ready to support you in this endeavor and guide you through the process. We help local non-profits, social sector organisations and community based organizations in steering their organizations to a sustainable and financially independent future. We train and nurture your staff to transform them into a social entrepreneurial change.
Do you want to be financially independent? Are you ready to set up the trading arms and social enterprise conversions? Talk to our Social Entrepreneurship Consultants to learn more.