As our regionís largest network of social enterprise incubators, SEED SPOT connects impact-focused local entrepreneurs with the resources they need to succeed. Business owners from under-represented identities often face barriers to accessing social and financial capital. SEED SPOT empowers these entrepreneurs in the early stages to launch and grow their businesses. During Launch Camp, they hone their business models, connect with mentors and industry experts, and pitch their ventures. Those ready to scale participate in the 10-week Impact Accelerator, receiving structured guidance as they define their strategies, build their teams, and enter the market. Additional programs tailored to specific communities uplift more founders in under-served places like Prince Georgeís County. SEED SPOT builds an inclusive and thriving ecosystem, helping grow the number of local entrepreneurs by 600% over the last four years.

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Budget (FY2023)

  • $3 million or higher
  • The current budget for SEED SPOT is: $1 million to $3 million
  • $500k to $1 million
  • Less than $500k

Catalogue charities range in size from $100,000 to $3 million. This graphic indicates the budget range of the organization featured here. If you see an organizational budget above the $3 million mark, that is because the featured charity has grown in size since it first appeared in the Catalogue. We proudly present on our website the work of these "growth" charities.

About Spur Local

Each year 150+ community advocates review applicants on the basis of governance, equity, and impact. Each featured nonprofit has been successfully site visited and its financials given the thumbs up. Spur Local charges no fees and raises funds separately to support its work. Since 2003, it has raised over $57 million for nonprofits across the Greater Washington region.

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