October 5, 2017
|WHAT:||Get inspired and engaged as San Diego Accelerator + Impact Lab (SAIL) participants pitch their social enterprise ideas. SAIL, powered by Mission Edge, is a 10-week experience designed to empower nonprofit organizations and social businesses to develop and grow sustainable revenue-based business models in alignment with their social missions. Participants have spent the past months ideating, innovating, and iterating viable products and services in alignment with their social missions. The pitch night will be the culmination of the SAIL program, with each nonprofit presenting their innovative ideas to local leaders and community members.|
5775 Morehouse Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121
|WHO:|| OG Yoga
OG Yoga is pioneering trauma-informed and mindfulness-based yoga across the systems that serve those in need. Its new social enterprise initiative cultivates, trains, and sustains yoga instructors to grow the reach of this practice to help more at-risk people become self-sufficient throughout San Diego and beyond. Goal: scale up!
Outside the Lens
Multicultural Health Foundation
|WHEN:||Tuesday, October 24 at 5:30 p.m.
Nonprofit organizations are available for interview and for media to secure b-roll in the weeks prior to the event.
|WHY:||Chula Vista native and Major League Baseball star Adrian Gonzalez and his wife, Betsy Gonzalez, have long been committed to helping local students achieve their dreams. The couple believes strongly in the potential of San Diego youth, and the value of educational support and community service to build a vibrant region. In 2009 they established a scholarship fund at The San Diego Foundation to empower underserved youth to go to college. Since inception, more than 65 students have been selected for the Gonzalez Scholarship.|
About Mission Edge
Mission Edge is a social enterprise (501c3) that invests in social interest organizations through finance, human resources, fiscal sponsorship and social enterprise services so they may do more good. We believe in trust, best practices, and innovation. Since 2012, Mission Edge has assisted more than 175 organizations increase their strategic and operational effectiveness by providing affordable access to accounting and HR experts, best-practice systems and education, and skills-based corporate volunteers. To date, we have provided more than 85,000 hours of direct services and saved social enterprises and nonprofits more than $3 million.
About The San Diego Foundation
The San Diego Foundation maximizes the impact of your charitable giving. We mobilize philanthropic resources to advance quality of life, increase social impact and champion civic engagement. For more than 40 years, The Foundation and our donors have granted more than $1 billion to grow a vibrant San Diego region. Learn more on our website, and consider a donation to the Fund for the Future Endowment which supports San Diego community needs now and forever.