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Advancing Sustainability in Microenterprise

Aspen Institute

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $300,000
  • Grant Period June 1, 2006–May 31, 2007
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The work of the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunity Program has been crucial in determining the attributes of promising practices in the micro-enterprise industry.This grant will enable the program’s Advancing Sustainability in Microenterprise project to continue disseminating the publication, "Opening Opportunities, Building Ownership: Fulfilling the Promise of Microenterprise in the United States," and provide ongoing staff support to an emerging group of funders interested in supporting the domestic micro-enterprise field. The goal of the project is to build the sustainability of the micro-enterprise field by providing critical tools and knowledge to both practitioners and engaged funders.