Academies for Social Entrepreneurship

Academies for Social Entrepreneurship

1006 Nancy Lane
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Phone: (949) 500-2381


Services: Business Plan Training, Counseling, Mentoring/Consulting, Peer Networks, Topical Workshops

Other Services: business development program for those starting social enterprises

Clients: Coalitions, Ethnic Minorities, Immigrants, Low-Income Clients, Micro-enterprise programs, Non-profit organizations, People with Disabilities, Small business owners, Veterans, Welfare Recipients, Women, Youth

Microlender: No

Reach: Statewide

Active States: Occasional consulting gigs throughout the country

ASE helps develop innovative solutions to social problems by providing training, mentoring and resource development for social entrepreneurs. ASE Academies have expanded capacity for over two hundred social sector organizations, producing more than 10 million dollars in new investment and earned income streams. Staff also regularly offer workshops to promote social entrepreneurship and help leaders determine what kind of social enterprise would be best for their organization.