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Vickie Sullivan is internationally recognized as the top market strategist for thought leaders, professional speakers and B2B professional service firms. Specializing in brand and message strategies in crowded markets, she has helped thousands of talented people outsmart their competition since 1987.

Written by: Vickie Sullivan  |  January 13, 2009

Looking for new (and big) budgets to tap?

Attention all you social entrepreneurs out there: there’s a little-known business structure that can help you get funded by foundations for your good works. In the past, you had to be a non-profit to access this capital. No more, thanks to L3C structures available in Delaware (but you can headquarter your business anywhere.) Alert reader Loni Gray passes along this non-legalese explanation by attorney for social enterprise and mission-driven efforts, Gene Takagi:
http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/home/2008/07/l3c.html

Bottom line:  Now is the time to think outside the box on where the money is for your business. Chaotic times create great opportunities when you question your assumptions.


About Vickie Sullivan

Vickie Sullivan is internationally recognized as the top market strategist for thought leaders, professional speakers and B2B professional service firms. Specializing in brand and message strategies in crowded markets, she has helped thousands of talented people outsmart their competition since 1987.