Can business ownership help close the racial wealth gap? Join FIELD on Tuesday, December 13 to discuss. RSVP now at »

FIELD Director Joyce Klein presented at the 2016 Economic Opportunity Summit: Reconnecting Work and Wealth, hosted by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program and Financial Security Program. Learn more »

New from FIELD  


Prison to Proprietor: Entrepreneurship as a Re-Entry Strategy. FIELD and the Asset Funders Network release new brief examining the role of business ownership and entrepreneurship in helping formerly-incarcerated individuals navigate re-entry.

Visit microTracker  

MicroTracker is a set of data tools and services services that empowers microenterprise development organizations to assess and improve their performance and communicate the value of their work to funders. MicroTracker also helps stakeholders understand the US microenterprise industry.

MicroTracker includes:

Data collection and analysis services

Standardized metrics

Nationwide data set

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Borrowers’ Bill of Rights

The Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights is the first-ever consensus on responsible small business lending practices. It outlines six key rights that the Responsible Business Lending Coalition believes all small business borrowers deserve.

Read more about FIELD’s involvement and “Why We Need a Small Business Borrowers’ Bill of Rights” in the Aspen Journal of Ideas.