community
development

Solutions for Social Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is the key to lifting marginalized populations up and creating awareness about communities in need.

How We Help You

Using the skills we acquired creating our own social enterprise Bottoms Up Coffee, we take you through every step to position you to be able to help your community. This includes:

  • writing the business plan
  • setting up your business structure (501c3, 501c4, LLC, LLP, LC3, etc.)
  • finding the start-up capital
  • taking advantage of local and national government grants and resources to get your business set up with its best foot forward
  • developing a marketing and social media plan
  • creating operational, community outreach, volunteer and staffing plans
  • connecting you to business professionals, community leaders to set you and your community up for success

Let Us Help

Social Enterprise
An organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being.

Case Study: Bottoms Up Coffee Co-op

AVANZA was created in part to promote Bottoms Up Coffee, where owners Virginia & Victoria use coffee and coworking to reduce infant mortality in Columbus, Ohio.

What It Is

What It Is

Bottoms Up Coffee Co-op is a public coffee shop with a member-based coworking space attached.

Percentage of Sales Donated

Percentage of Sales Donated

10% of sales from our coffee shop are donated to local nonprofits to reduce the causes of infant mortality.

Members Donate Time

Members Donate Time

Members donate time to facilitate workforce development for Franklinton residents.

Community Health Worker

Community Health Worker

Our Community Health Worker works one-on-one with area moms with the CelebrateOne Connector Corps.

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