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Jobs and Microenterprise

Aspen Institute

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $67,000
  • Grant Period May 1, 2012–February 28, 2014
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The goal of the project is to show how the microenterprise sector contributes to job creation and economic opportunity. The grant to Aspen Institute will support both quantitative and qualitative analyses of the impact microenterprise development has on job creation. The results of the study will provide detailed information for practitioners, funders, and policymakers on the role microenterprise plays in job creation and community economic recovery.