The Impact of Inclusive Entrepreneurship

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We believe that long-term investments in people and communities can build economies that are truly equitable and inclusive, with ripple effects that last through generations.

Since 2008, RMMFI’s work has resulted in:


Businesses Launched Through 69 Cohorts


% of Businesses Open at 2 Years


% of Entrepreneurs Increasing Household Income




% Loan Repayment Rate


Dollars Lent


Hours of Volunteer Service Annually


% of Entrepreneurs on the Path to Achieving What They Want in Life


% of Entrepreneurs Involved in Their Communities

Social Impact

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For every $1 RMMFI spends, $4.33 is returned to entrepreneurs and our community in the form of social and economic impact.

In 2023, the social and economic value of our work exceeded $14.7 million:

$9.5 Million

in anticipated long-term entrepreneur outcomes like increased financial stability, better life outcomes, and increased access to capital and investment

$5.2 Million

in community-wide outcomes like increased local economic activity and tax revenue, decreased need for emergency assistance programs, and increased public safety

Click here to read more about how we calculate and prove the value of our impact.

Impact Reports

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Fiscal Year 2022-2023Web | PDF

Fiscal Year 2021-2022Web | PDF

Impact Stories

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25 Oct

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jose Romero

Jose Romero is originally from east LA, where he grew up and lived before moving to Los Lunas, NM, in his mid-forties for a job opportunity with his nephew. After a short time in New Mexico, he ventured north to Trinidad, CO, where he’s lived the...
28 Sep

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Kristen Osborne

Owner of Enchanted Shadows Kristen Osborne is the owner and operator of Enchanted Shadows, a small business located in Sterling, CO. Kristen’s spark to open up her business developed from a place of necessity and healing after being diagnosed...
16 Aug

Entrepreneur Spotlight: James Grevious

What is Rebel Marketplace Rebel Marketplace belongs to a group of businesses founded by James Grevious. Rebel Marketplace is technically a farmers’ market, but it does so much more – it’s the first farmer’s market in east Denver to promote...