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Women's Initiative for Self Employment

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THE STORY:

WOMENS INITIATIVE FOR SELF EMPLOYMENT wrote -

For 25 years, Women’s Initiative for Self Employment has been providing high-potential, low-income women with the business training, funding and ongoing support to start their own businesses and become economically self sufficient.   A national nonprofit, Women’s Initiative offers business management training, technical assistance, and financial services, in English and Spanish, in New York, Oakland and San Francisco. Our program helps improve the quality of life for the women we serve, their families and our communities.  The women who go through our program significantly increase their income and assets while launching businesses, creating jobs and stimulating the local economy.  In 2012, recent graduates of our program created and retained more than 5,300 jobs! 

Our mission is to build the entrepreneurial capacity of women to overcome economic and social barriers and achieve self-sufficiency.

For 25 years, Women’s Initiative has proven that women create jobs for themselves and others, access the mainstream economy, and increase their economic self-sufficiency when they are given business planning and financing support.  We know that over 25 years:

  • 7,823 women have started and grown their own businesses.
  • 12,281 jobs have been created or retained.
  • $4.9 billion has been returned to the local economy as a result of our clients starting businesses, increasing their sales, earning more income, creating local jobs, and paying sales tax.

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$9,207

MONEY RAISED
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  • Elastic Minds

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  • Liz McDermott

    $500

  • Jasmine Samms

    $200

  • Sarah Alam

    $150

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    $100

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    $25

  • Melissa Kirk

    $150

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    $200

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    $250

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  • Mathew Stramer

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    $100

  • Anonymous

    $500

  • Sabrina Riddle

    $250

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    $50

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    $50

  • Jay and Angelo

    $1,000

  • Anonymous

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  • Ruby Martin

    $25

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  • Barbara Schten

    $100

  • Cristi Delgado

    $40

  • michele astorian

    $200

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115% Raised of$8,000 Goal

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WOMENS INITIATIVE FOR SELF EMPLOYME...

Amount Raised

$15,583

 

31% Raised of$50,000 Goal

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Liz Hamburg

Amount Raised

$12,460

 

249% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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ElasticMinds Consulting

Amount Raised

$9,207

 

115% Raised of$8,000 Goal

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Nicole Levine

Amount Raised

$8,430

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Dawn Fay

Amount Raised

$5,255

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Terry Hogan

Amount Raised

$4,150

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Nancy Sheppard

Amount Raised

$2,345

 

47% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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Adriann Wanner

Amount Raised

$2,210

 

111% Raised of$2,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

One of the few organizations helping women, families and communities grow and thrive in the US. 6 years ago

Nicole Osmer

Nicole Osmer

DONATION: $50

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Anonymous

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michele astorian

michele astorian

DONATION: $200

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Cristi Delgado

Cristi Delgado

DONATION: $40

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Barbara Schten

Barbara Schten

DONATION: $100

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Anonymous

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Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

6 years ago

Ruby Martin

Ruby Martin

DONATION: $25

6 years ago