Catching Fire: The University Microenterprise Movement in 2012

October 1, 2012  • Elaine Edgcomb & Luz Gomez

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Over the last few years, university student-powered microenterprise organizations have emerged offering direct services (both training and financing) to low-income individuals and small businesses in their local communities. FIELD’s second study describes the state of this national movement and explores two case studies of student-powered groups in North Carolina (Community Empowerment Fund) and Rhode Island (Capital Good Fund).