In an article by Conscious Company Media, there are 6 types of social enterprise models identified. They are:

  1. Entrepreneurial Non Profit
  2. Non-nonprofit
  3. Socially responsible business
  4. Give one, Get one / Donate Portion of Proceeds Model
  5. Awareness Brand
  6. Everything else

This article helps to distinguish the multitude (6) forms that social entrepreneurship can take, with a clear description of each category, highlighting the funding stream and lastly some examples to help further clarify the distinction.

And finally, as mission focused individuals and organizations it‘s important to remember at the end of day, the labels don‘t really matter, its your impact that does. As that is truly why you are in business in the first place. Let your impact speak for you.

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