NESsT collaborates with and is a member of the following associations dedicated to promoting and supporting social enterprises around the world:
EVPA is a European membership association committed to supporting and promoting venture philanthropy.
NESsT is a member of ANDE, a global network of organizations that invest money and expertise to propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets.
SEA is the leading membership organization in North America that is actively building the field of social enterprise.
NESsT is a member of the international steering committee of the SEWF, the premiere global event focused exclusively on social enterprise. NESsT hosted SEWF2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The GLE was proposed in response to the need for an inclusive platform for cross-sector collaboration to further the networks and knowledge base on impact investing.
NESsT also works closely with co-investors to provide essential financing to help grow social enterprises, including grants, loans and other forms of patient capital: