Do you feel as if your organization is floating in a sea of uncertainty?

We know the feeling.

Use our entrepreneur resources to navigate these rough seas with greater confidence.


The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) is an award-winning research and education center based at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. We prepare leaders and organizations with the business skills needed to achieve lasting social change. Let us help you now. You've already seen, our latest initiative. We built it to help mission- and stakeholder-driven leaders and organizations seeking to not just survive COVID-19 but thrive through, and out of it -- because your impact matters!

For over 20 years, we have helped B Corps, nonprofits and social enterprises worldwide get access to financial resources, strategic insights, operational support, personnel, mentors, experts, and additional external resources.


Our high impact initiatives are online to help you learn fast. Curated from entrepreneurs like you, funders and investors worldwide, and our incredible partners, some over the past twenty years, and some in the past two months.


Practical insights and help. Available to you now.

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How do I find relief capital quickly during COVID-19? is a free, searchable database of over $1 trillion in COVID-19 cash relief resources available to small business and nonprofit entrepreneurs everywhere. 

Contains over $1 trillion of cash resources, searchable by geography, type of capital, and keyword. 

Produced in partnership with the World Economic Forum COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs.

We are currently running a limited pilot for customized email-based service support for users. If you drop us a note on our contact page, we'll put you in our queue.

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How do I raise investment capital aligned with my mission? 


CASE’s Smart Impact Capital (SIC) is the world’s most dynamic, robust, and practical online impact investment toolkit for entrepreneurs. Leading users step by step with short videos, curated PDFs, pitch guides, CFO templates, investor databases and more, SIC helps entrepreneurs strategize, target, and close their next deal.


Tools have 97% satisfaction rate from global users, including over 45 professional accelerator and university partners working in Arica, Asia, Latin America,, Africa, Australia and Europe who have licensed these tools to use in their programs with thousands of entrepreneurs.


Visit our new free guide: How Do I Raise Capital During COVID-19? to access our 3-Step Process for COVID-19 Fundraising and take advantage of our new discounts on Smart Impact Capital. Membership is usually $350 per user but is now $99 for new subscribers for 6 months of access!

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How should I manage differently given the crisis?  


Scaling through Mass Disruption is a new free COVID-19 prompted video interview series which captures how social enterprises are adapting, pivoting, managing finances, engaging teams, and so much more in times of crisis. 

Done in partnership with Skoll Foundation, USAID, and MercyCorps.

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What challenges will I face as I scale my impact? 


Scaling Pathways is a research series analyzing the world’s best social enterprises, sharing cross-cutting lessons learned and trends we have found by studying the social enterprises and their pathways to scale.

Includes in-depth theme studies with deep-dive content on managing








talent, partnering with government, and

managing financing. 

Done in partnership with Skoll Foundation, USAID, and MercyCorps.

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