Community Enterprises If you are a community enterprise looking for high quality mentoring and support in securing seed money to grow your small business or nonprofit organization, you've come to the right place. At SBND we'll give you the attention and personal service you’ll need to succeed.
Corporate Enterprises If you are a corporate enterprise seeking to expand your market and cultivate long-term relationships with new clients, you can begin today by sponsoring SBND.
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SSN Small Business & Nonprofit Development Group (SBND) is a 501c3 tax exempt organization.
Our mission as a “self-help” business support network is to provide hands-on strategic organization planning, innovation improvement and fund development initiatives to start and grow prosperous community enterprises in Illinois, Cook County and Chicago neighborhoods.
Objectives: As a team, we create network events and education programs designed to increase revenue streams, cultivate new legal enterprises and develop job opportunities in communities served by our partners, sponsors and associate members.
SBND vision is to transform small micro community enterprises into multi-million dollar corporations that have the capacity to thrive in any economy.
SBND History of Accomplishments and Community Impact
SSN Small Business & Nonprofit Development Group (SBND) was founded in 2011 by Strategic Solutions Network, Inc. (SSN) as a nonprofit social enterprise organization.
From inception to date, SBND has created support networks and resource development platforms that educated entrepreneurs, attracted patronage to community enterprises and empowered over 200 grassroots, small business and nonprofit organizations for success.
In essence, SBND Community Enterprise Development Projects (CEDP) strive to strengthen the capacity of unemployed, under-employed, U.S. Veterans and those at risk of unemployment to redefine their career goals, upgrade their skill sets, and create revenue streams through turnaround strategies for existing organizations or establishing new legal enterprises in neighborhoods impacted most by economic recession.
SBND Constituency of Sponsors, Partner & Associates
SBND sponsors, partners and associate members gain visibility to over 16,000 professional network constituents through SBND social media platforms and websites.
SBND support network constituents consist of individuals, corporations, small business and nonprofit social service community organizations that range from micro enterprises with annual receipts of $35,000 or less to small business or nonprofit community enterprises with annual receipts of over $1 million dollars.
SBND members are investing their time and resources to grow successful community enterprises and create jobs.
SBND sponsors and partners work in collaboration with SBND to help create direct economic outcomes in development of self-employment opportunities.