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:

347

Businesses Launched Through 45 Cohorts

84

% Business Survivorship at 4 Years

72

% of Entrepreneurs Increasing Household Income

317

Loans

94

% Loan Repayment Rate

978,991

Dollars Lent

3700

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, $3.67 is returned to entrepreneurs and our community in the form of social and economic impact.

In 2021, the social and economic value of our work exceeded $4.9 million:

$3 Million

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

$1.9 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

25 Jul

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Sam Blumenthal

Owner of Denver Tour Club Generally, small businesses fall into one of two groups: businesses that were started out of a passion for entrepreneurship and businesses that were started out of a passion for the trade. Sam Blumenthal’s business,...
21 Jul

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jessica Liddle

Owner of Little by Liddle As most entrepreneurs can attest, building a business is anything but linear. For Jessica Liddle, the owner of Little by Liddle, her business growth is inextricably intertwined with the variability of her own personal...
15 Jun

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jeremy Davis

Owner of Mama Jeans OGV Jeremy Davis is the owner of Mama Jeans OGV, which specializes in organic, gluten-free, and vegan food to heal the body and soul. The business is a testament to Jeremy’s late grandmother, who taught him to cook. Mama Jeans...