Global Initiative to Advance Entrepreneurship (GIVE) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to addressing the growing problem of urban poverty in the developing world. GIVE embraces social entrepreneurship to fulfill its mission of advancing entrepreneurship in struggling countries.
GIVE pursues its mission by forging complementary relationships between the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. GIVE forges alliances and joint ventures with organizations and businesses that have a stake in targeted communities, drawing our models, approaches and resources from the world of business to reduce urban poverty.
Goals for our programs include:
Our overarching mission is to produce job creators, rather than job seekers, by initiating and supporting urban economic development, business skills training, small business creation and spearheading socially-oriented business venture projects that meet local needs and solve local challenges.