Building Inclusive Ecosystems: Our Curriculum for Data-Driven Development

EIC’s Economic Impact Institute equips ecosystem builders with the knowledge, skills, and mindsets to accelerate inclusive entrepreneurship-led growth. Our offerings empower organizations to adopt evidence-based approaches for assessing needs, designing strategic interventions, optimizing resources, measuring progress, and driving change.

What We Offer

We provide comprehensive and practical training focused on developing entrepreneurial ecosystems, designing high-impact programs, optimizing operations, honing leadership skills, and executing strategies that drive economic growth in communities through entrepreneurship. 

Workshops & Trainings

Hands-on sessions on research methods, data tools, and measurement best practices

Grant Writing Support

Learn how to craft compelling and rigorous proposals for ecosystem funding

Program Development

Guidance on designing inclusive entrepreneur support initiatives from the ground up

Network Connections

Facilitated peer sharing and mentorship relationships between ecosystem builders nationwide

Ecosystem Mapping

Guidance on detailing key players, resources, gaps, and relationships in regional ecosystems

Capacity Building

Strengthens internal evaluation, learning, and data utilization capabilities for ecosystem partners

Our Most Popular Courses

Through research-backed training, capacity building support, peer learning networks, and hands-on guidance, we enable partners to leverage data, evaluation, and analysis to inform how they cultivate flourishing ecosystems that realize the potential of underserved entrepreneurs. Our curriculum translates complex data concepts into tangible systems, toolkits, and competencies that community leaders can implement on the frontlines. Graduates are armed with the technical ability to dismantle barriers and progress towards prosperity.

Develop Your Leadership

Investing in our ecosystem training courses is investing in yourself, equipping you with the knowledge, strategies, and insights to excel as an entrepreneurial leader in your community. 

In the News

See how EIC is empowering innovative businesses and energizing local economies through our press page, which includes the latest news and media coverage on EIC and our expertise and programming.

Other Areas of Expertise

In addition to our institute programming, EIC also offers services in consulting, workforce training, grant management, and research to drive economic opportunities and prosperity.

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