Siebert Lutheran Foundation  

Intro to Social Enterprise Workshop

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This workshop will frame Social Enterprise in the not-for-profit world and provide insights for generating earned income for your mission. The workshop will cover:

  • What Social Enterprise Is and Is Not
  • Types of Social Enterprise
  • Factors Necessary for a Successful Social Enterprise
  • Strategies for Earning Income and How It Differs from Other Funding Models
  • Social Enterprise Expectations and Consequences  

This fast-paced, half-day working session will explore definitions of social enterprise, focusing on program-related earned income for not-for-profit organizations. With an eye toward “entrepreneurship,” participants will focus on their organizational assets and how those might increase revenue and meet their mission. The group will discuss organizational culture changes that are necessary for success.  Attendees will leave with articles, personal worksheets and a resource list to support the understanding and analysis of possible strategies they may want to continue to explore.

Who should attend?

  • Executive directors and program managers considering new or expanded earned-income strategies 
  • Current or previous social entrepreneurs looking for a broader perspective
  • Lead pastors or church council chairs

Who should NOT attend?
Development Directors or advancement staff

Registration is required and limited to the first 75 people enrolled. Please register only two individuals per organization.  (Please register using the registration form below.)

Date and Time:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
8:30am – Registration, networking and Continental breakfast
9:00am – Workshop
11:30pm – Lunch will be served
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Panel Discussion

Zilber School for Public Health, 1240 N. 10th Street
(Parking instructions here; please note parking costs $6.00 in parking structure)

For more information, contact:
Edgar Russell, Siebert Lutheran Foundation, Impact & Program Director, 414.662.2660
Jessica Herzog, The Burke Foundation, Operations & Grants Manager, 414.477.5933


Introduction to Social Enterprise Workshop on Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Registration is required and limited to the first 75 people enrolled. Please register only two individuals per organization. 


First Name   

Last Name  


Note: This workshop is not for Development Directors or Advancement Staff. Please see workshop description above.


Email Address  

Phone Number

Please select the following that apply to your organization:

I have previously applied for a Siebert Lutheran Foundation grant. 

I have not previously applied for a Siebert Lutheran Foundation grant.

I have previously applied for a Burke Foundation grant. 

Are there specific questions or topics you'd like the instructor to discuss during the workshop?



Siebert Lutheran Foundation
758 N. 27th Street