FOCUS GROUP #2
Sources of Funding
Financing is always a key element for every social business. In order to secure appropriate funding, it is crucial to understand the various sources of funding and the different financial instruments that are available for social businesses.
The workshop aims to provide a better understanding of the various sources, as well as the pros and cons of specific financial instruments in a given context. It will start with an overview about the more traditional financing schemes, while then looking more specifically at the role of philanthropic investments. Phare Performing Social Enterprise (PPSE), a circus social business from Cambodia, will then share the experiences they made while receiving a financing mix from various sources.
In the second part of the workshop, participants will work in smaller groups on questions around a potential expansion of PPSE taking into account the learnings from the first part of workshop or applying the set of financial instruments as described in the first part to other social business cases of their own. A final conclusion round will discuss the findings of the groups together with the workshop hosts.
DATE & TIME
|Date||Friday, November 6|
|Time||11:30 - 01:00pm|
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Workshop Host & Co-Host(s)
Managing Director Grameen Credit Agricole
Director UBS Wealth Management - Philanthropy Advisory
CEO Phare Performing Social Enterprise
November 11th, 2015
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