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Innovations for the Microenterprise Field

Aspen Institute

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $40,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2008–December 31, 2009
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant will allow the Aspen Institute to research an innovation that represents a potential solution to the challenge of sustainability for domestic microenterprise programs — a new business model in which microenterprise programming is embedded within a university setting and uses volunteer student resources that significantly lower the cost of service delivery.