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:

300

Businesses Launched Through 37 Cohorts

84

% Business Survivorship at 4 Years

75

% of Entrepreneurs Increasing Household Income

291

Loans

93

% Loan Repayment Rate

839,000

Dollars Lent

3000

Hours of Volunteer Service Annually

95

% of Entrepreneurs Being on a Positive Life Trajectory

77

% 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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Testimonials

Blog

8 Sep

Tapping Entrepreneur Expertise with Community-Led Programming

RMMFI is a community, and that means information and support is not one directional. The entrepreneurs in our programs have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with our staff, their peers, and volunteers. We seek to tap that expertise by...
23 Aug

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Brittani Kay

OWNER OF NATIVE CONCIERGE Brittani wasn’t one of those kids who knew exactly what she wanted to do right after high school. She had thought about leaving the state but wasn't quite sure what she would do in a different place, so she...
16 Aug

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Anthony Camera

OWNER OF ANTHONY CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHY Anthony Camera owns a long-standing photography business, Anthony Camera Photography, but he recently came to an impasse in his career that forced him to start thinking about what was next after 25+...