Helping Social Enterprises Have More Impact

Earn money while doing good.

Inspiring Capital helps not-for-profits and social enterprises develop sustainable, mission-aligned business strategies.



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We create business plans for not-for-profits and social enterprises, provide philanthropy and impact investing advice for individual and corporate donors, and more.


We bring many years of experience in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors, domestically and internationally, to our work.


See our latest thoughts on social enterprise, impact investing, and more.


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Forbes calls us “A Teach for America  for  MBAs interested in nonprofits and social enterprises” in this feature article.  June 11, 2014
We\’re excited to welcome our summer fellows and interns! Check out their impressive backgrounds. May 27, 2014
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Inspiring Capital announces new partnership with the Columbia Business School Social Enterprise Program! May 5, 2014
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Nell Derick Debevoise\’s “Thriving in the Social Sector,” about maintaining a healthy lifestyle when working at a mission-driven organization, featured in the Huffington Post May 1, 2014
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Who Cares (Screening)

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Girl Rising (Screening)

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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