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Give Now and Change a Life

ANYONE CAN CHANGE A LIFE

Gifts at all levels transform lives and ignite the potential in women.
The following are a few examples of how your gift to Street Business School can help us create invaluable change.

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COACHING THREE WOMEN

$13/month

Funds customized coaching for three women.

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ONE WOMAN / OWN BUSINESS

$29/month

Trains one woman to start her own business

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HELP A COMMUNITY

$5,000/bursary

Helps one nonprofit organization deliver SBS in their community

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SBS IMMERSION WORKSHOP

$10,000/quarter

Funds an SBS Immersion Workshop for eight nonprofit organizations

The Spark Society is a group of supporters who annually contribute $1,000 or more to Street Business School (SBS). In honor of the “spark” that entrepreneurs feel when they realize their inner potential at SBS training, the Spark Society champions women working to lift themselves and their families out of poverty forever

Throughout the year, we participate in a variety of giving opportunities, both in person and digitally. Becoming a matching donor will allow us to leverage your gift and our impact during specific events; for example: #GivingTuesday or International Philanthropy Day. Join us in amplifying our impact.

The SBS Bursary gift is US$5,000 and allows donors to help fund the partnership between SBS and another NGO, ultimately funding two organizations with one gift. This investment lowers the certification fee from US$5,000 to as low as US$1,500 and subsidizes 100% of SBS’s direct costs in the partner’s training. Ultimately, a Bursary donor is helping bring SBS into a new community through this innovative scholarship model.

OUR THANKS

We are so inspired by you, our donors. You walk with us and give us the confidence to help others. In honor of your partnership, we want to honor all Blaze and Wildfire donors here.  To see a complete list of amazing donors at the Spark Society level and higher, please visit our Annual Report. From our hearts to yours, thank you for helping us ignite the potential in women and children around the world.

A word from our founder.

As inspiring as it is to see women triple their income, even more transformational is seeing the fire of human dignity.

– Devin Hibbard, SBS Founder & CEO

Donor Testimonials

The Schooner Foundation

Cynthia Ryan - Schooner Foundation

“Empowering women through entrepreneurship creates change for families and communities. Street Business School partners with local women to develop their entrepreneurial skills, build their confidence and increase their financial literacy creating an innovative, achievable, and scalable pathway out of poverty. The Schooner Foundation is proud to be a funding partner for SBS and their proven expansion initiative.``

Georgia Welles

Georgia Welles is an inspiration. In her eighties, she is still an avid supporter of the arts and fly fishes regularly. She relentlessly advocates for conservation and smart approaches to social change. It’s this quality and her acumen and moxie that makes Georgia an incredible partner to SBS. Just recently, she doubled her support and made her second, three-year commitment to support the expansion of SBS. We are honored to have dynamic supporters like Georgia.

SDL Foundation

Alastair Gordon - Past Board Member

SDL Foundation has continued to support both BeadforLife and Street Business School because they both share our mission to create structural and sustainable opportunities and entrepreneurial education for the most disadvantaged women, and the families and communities they support, to help themselves out of poverty.

Segal Family Foundation

Andy Bryant - Executive Director

“Street Business School’s willingness to work with our partners reflects the commitment to collaboration that we value highly. As an SFF partner, we believe SBS is an innovative way to provide entrepreneurial education for women living in the most vulnerable communities in Africa.``

Moxie Foundation of the Jewish Community Foundation

Peter Zahn, Karen Paterson, Irwin Zahn, Ellen Waddell - Moxie Foundation Directors

Moxie is a huge fan and proud supporter of Street Business School! We recognize that social enterprise (as a path out of poverty) is in their DNA. They have packaged the best of their expertise and experience to ignite would-be entrepreneurs worldwide. The results speak for themselves.