Pioneer Human Services Selected to be in New REDF Growth Portfolio
Pioneer Human Services is very excited to have been selected as one of the 13 social enterprise's in REDF's new cohort for their Growth Portfolio.
"SAN FRANCISCO (March 30, 2021) —Reflecting a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, Roberts Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) announced $3.9M in grant funding for its inaugural Growth Portfolio comprised of thirteen employment-focused social enterprises in nine states and DC– more than half of which are led by people of color. In addition, 31% of organizations are led by people whose life experiences are similar to those they employ. These mission-driven businesses provide paying jobs, training, and wraparound services to people overcoming barriers to employment, including histories of homelessness and incarceration. Grantees will receive $300,000 in unrestricted funding over three years, as well as customized consulting responsive to their needs and focused on achieving equitable results and sustainable growth..."
Read REDF's full March 30, 2021 press release HERE.