Our Clients in Arts & Culture


Best known as the (renewable) power behind carnival rides (a million riders and counting since 2012), Sustainival continues its mission to educate through fun. Once you see the potential of alternate energy solutions — like the oil from the French fry truck cracking out the 750 watts to operate the Gravitron or ferris wheel — almost anything seems possible.

SEF supported the launch of Sustainvial with operating capital.

From the Notebook

Looking for a better way

Every day SEF works with entrepreneurs—non-profits, for-profits, cooperatives – determined to find a better way to do things, to create a sustainable economy leading to a more inclusive community that works for everybody.

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What the heck is 'investment readiness' anyway?

The second round of the Investment Readiness Program (IRP) opened on September 8th until October 9th, 2020.

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A few simple basics

There are a number of ideas I find myself returning to over and over again in my work with SEF’s clients – a few simple basics that may help in your thinking about working in the world of social enterprise.

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