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Some of the key features on the site include:

*   "JERR'S JOURNAL" (a monthly series of essays about all things social enterprise): Please click here

*   "A “Philanthropy Hour” podcast featuring an interview with Institute Founder and Executive Director Jerr Boschee with Greg Cherry in August 2015: Please click here

*   Pro bono coaching services, including "A Day with Jerr," a six-hour session offered each year in four to six different cities.  Each session is attended by a single representative from six different social enterprises: Please click here for pro bono coaching information.

*   A ten-minute video conversation between Institute Executive Director Jerr Boschee and John Bennett, a veteran social enterpriser and former head of WISEA (Wales Ireland Social Entrepreneurship Alliance): Please click here.

*   An overview of social enterprise that contains key definitions, descriptions of the three basic types of social enterprises, a case statement for investment in the field, a review of the origins of the movement in the United States, and 40 examples of successful social enterprises,  Institute Executive Director Jerr Boschee served as principal author, assisted by Lisa Nitze and Corinne Gray.  Please click here.

*   And a variety of information, education and training resources to help you launch or grow your social enterprise.  Please click on the items below or on the tabs to the left for additional information.

  • "Free downloads!": A collection of electronic and print resources about social enterprise, including streaming videos of Institute Executive Director Jerr Boschee presenting at the Skoll World Forum and at a Carnegie Mellon University convocation

  • Speeches, seminars, workshops and pro bono coaching”:  Descriptions of the education and training services offered by the Institute

  • Publications and podcasts”:  Information about books, essays, articles and podcasts produced by the Institute and links to materials published by others

  • Social enterprise terminology”: More than 80 key definitions for social entrepreneurs

  • "What's New?": A brief compendium of events on the horizon for the Institute and for the social enterprise industry

  • "Electronic and print resources":  An annotated social enterprise bibliography




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