The Impact of Inclusive Entrepreneurship

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We believe that long-term investments in people and communities can build economies that are truly equitable and inclusive, with ripple effects that last through generations.

Since 2008, RMMFI’s work has resulted in:


Businesses Launched Through 37 Cohorts


% Business Survivorship at 4 Years


% of Entrepreneurs Increasing Household Income




% Loan Repayment Rate


Dollars Lent


Hours of Volunteer Service Annually


% of Entrepreneurs Being on a Positive Life Trajectory


% of Entrepreneurs Being Involved in Their Communities

Social Impact

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For every $1 RMMFI spends, $3.64 is returned to entrepreneurs and our community in the form of social and economic impact.

In 2020, the social and economic value of our work exceeded $4.4 million:

$2.2 Million

in anticipated long-term entrepreneur outcomes like increased financial stability, better life outcomes, and increased access to capital and investment

$2.2 Million

in community-wide outcomes like increased local economic activity and tax revenue, decreased need for emergency assistance programs, and increased public safety

Click here to read more about how we calculate and prove the value of our impact.

Impact Stories

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22 Nov

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Breonna Gilbert

OWNER OF BRE'S BITES *Trigger warning: Bre's story contains sensitive content about drug addiction. Bre Gilbert is the owner and creator of a Denver Metro-based (but mobile) gourmet hotdog cart called Bre's Bites. Bre started her life in a small...
1 Nov

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Winter Clark

OWNER OF SOUL CALL COACHING Winter Clark started her wellness business, Soul Call Coaching, in 2017 with nothing more than her intuition guiding her and a desire to help others heal. Winter was working as an ESL teacher for the New York City public...
18 Oct

Entrepreneur Spotlight: La’Donna Jones

OWNER OF BRUSHBOX.ARTS La'Donna Jones moved to Denver in 2018 after working as a regional manager turned franchise owner of a company called Paint Nite Inc. The company launched on the East Coast in 2012, and some would claim it was the start of...