What We Do > Capacity Building
From in-depth analysis to help shape and define the enterprises’ long-term strategy, to meticulously measuring outcomes, REDF provides customized, coordinated business and capacity-building assistance that greatly amplifies the impact of our grant and loan investments.
REDF’s capacity building services help our social enterprise partners navigate the critical balance between profit and purpose, scale and sustainability. Because of REDF’s advice and support, the social enterprise businesses we partner with are able to more effectively serve more people – employing almost 10,000 people every year.
If you’re a US-based consultant interested in partnering with REDF’s Capacity Building team to support our portfolio of employment social enterprises, learn more about our consultant pool here.
New Business Feasibility
Employee Supports Strategy
Recruitment and Placement Strategy
Data Capture and Analysis
Systems Implementation Support
In addition to REDF’s funding, this type of support helps us increase our effectiveness and strengthen our bottom line.
Clay Cooper, Senior Director of Social Enterprises & Employment ServicesCentral City Concern
The thing I like most about the technical assistance is that we get a consultant that fully understands our business and can dig in right away and provide informed solutions.
Terri Steingrebe, CFOUTEC
REDF is an amazing partner in so many ways – no other partner is so “in it” with us, understanding the details of our data and our business and able to provide advice and feedback on program elements.
Naomi Parker, Director of DevelopmentMore Than Words
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