Social Enterprise Business Plan Template

A social enterprise is a business that aims to achieve a particular public or community mission (social, environmental, cultural or economic), and reinvests the majority of its profits into achieving that mission. This template can be used to write a business plan for a social enterprise that describes both the positive impact of the social enterprise and the plan to make it a viable business.

Download the Social Enterprise Business Plan template

This template is appropriate when:

  • You are writing a business plan for a social enterprise (if you aren’t sure whether you are running a social enterprise have a look at this article).

This template is NOT appropriate when:

  • You are writing a plan for a non-profit that gets most of its revenue through donations or grants.
  • You are writing a plan for a for-profit business. However, in this case you could just use the business section of the template.
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About Piroska Bisits Bullen

Piroska has worked on a range of international development programs involving local NGOs, international NGOs, UN agencies and government. She holds a Ph.D. in public health, has published articles in several journals, and was a speaker at TEDx Phnom Penh. Piroska is passionate about using scientific evidence and creativity to design programs that work.