Within the Practitioner Hub:

The Practitioner Hub Database of financial and technical support for inclusive businesses: an excel database, developed in 2012, that lists information about organisations that offer financial and/or technical support relevant to inclusive businesses in developing countries.

Contributors to this database

The Practitioner Hub for Inclusive Business

Asian Development Bank, Inclusive Business initiative: Partner of the Asia listings of inclusive businesses and support organisations.

Inclusive Business Action Network: Partner of the Publications database.

Ashoka Mexico and Central America: Contributor to the Publications database

Connect to Grow: Partner of the listings of support organisations.

Partner listings

The Inclusive Business Accelerator : An organisation that facilitates the acceleration of impactful entrepreneurship through an online platform that connects businesses with investors and mentors, training courses and local hubs that offer inclusive business advisory services.

Other External Links that also provide useful listings of organisations and/or resources

The websites below list organisations or resources which have a focus that in some way overlap with our inclusive business focus, but also contain items that fall outside our scope.

Aspen Network Development Entrepreneurs
Members of ANDE are intermediaries who support SGBs in emerging markets.

BEAM Exchange
BEAM Exchange is a one-stop shop for sharing knowledge and learning about how market systems approaches can be used to reduce poverty.

Devex Global Innovation Exchange
The Global Innovation Exchange is a global online marketplace for innovations, funding, insights, and resources. The exchange lists innovations looking for funding and other types of assistance, and offers resources and insights about inclusive business and innovation..

DCED Funding Opportunities for Businesses
DCED member agencies have a range of mechanisms to support innovative business ideas with the potential for both positive development as well as commercial outcomes. This area on the DCED website offers a directory of donor programmes - categorised by the type of support provided as well as eligible target regions and countries of the investment. Other areas of the site cover a range of reports and news on private sector development, donor actions, and impact measurement.

European Development Finance Institutions
Members of European Development Finance Institutions.

GIIN ImpactBase
ImpactBase is the searchable, online database of impact investment funds and products designed for investors. Information is only available to account holders.

Global Social Entrepreneur Network
GSEN's member list of support bodies for social enterprise around the world.

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship: GSBI Accelerator
The GSBI Accelerator helps prepare social enterprises for scale through an intensive mentorship programme and connections with investors. The site lists participants in the programme and the impact they are having.

Shared Value Consulting Affiliates
The Consulting Affiliate Network is a consortium of independent consulting firms around the world that provide shared value consulting services to corporations, governments and civil society organizations. Several firms are listed.

Sector specific listings

Centre for Health market innovation
CHMI promotes the diffusion of programs, policies and practices that improve the quality and affordability of healthcare for the world’s poor. They list Health innovations searchable by Topic.

Centre for Education innovation
CEI seeks to fill the gaps in global understanding about innovative education programs striving to increase access to quality education for students in low income communities. They list education innovations and research by topic.

GSMA- Mobile for development
GSMA Mobile for development identifies opportunities for social, economic and environmental impact and stimulates the development of scalable, life-enhancing mobile services. It lists resources and research by topic.

Wash Funders Useful Links
Mixed list of evaluation databases, foundations, government, networks, NGOs and research institutes in the Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector.

If you run a site that provides listings of useful actors or resources that you feel overlaps with ours and should be mentioned, contact us!