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Wednesday, May 25 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
How to Add Cash to Your Non-Profit by Building a Social Enterprise Component Class

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Martin Schwartz, president of Vehicles for Change, will focus this presentation on non-profits looking to generate cash and/or non-profits wanting to know more about transitioning to a social enterprise (for-profit with a mission). Review the key components to reducing risk and building a successful, unrestricted, revenue generating operation. Chris Nemeth, President of Hopeful Harvest and Senior Director of Forgotten Harvest, will join the conversation. Forgotten Harvest's mission is to relieve hunger in metro Detroit and prevent nutritious food waste.

+Presented by Human Scale Studio, a consultancy firm transforming cities by putting people first and Launch Exchange, dedicated to growing social enterprise in Detroit and beyond. 

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Chris Nemeth

Chris Nemeth has thirty-five years of business and leadership experience throughout the United States and Virgin Islands in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Organizational Development, Training, Product and Market Development and Social Enterprise. He has a B.A in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a M.A. in Marketing from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. Chris is a veteran of the Michigan Army National... Read More →
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Martin Schwartz

President, Vehicles for Change
Martin SchwartzPresident, Vehicles for ChangeBS in Accounting and MGA in Information Systems Design – University of MarylandMartin started Vehicles for Change (VFC) in April 1999 with a $30,000 grant. The program awarded its first car in Carroll County, Maryland awarding 5 cars per month. Martin has directed an expansion that including MD, VA, MI, PA, NY, MA and NH. VFC has changed the lives of more than 13,000 individuals through the... Read More →