New from FIELD                 


Funder guide on Building Assets through Microbusiness. FIELD authored this guide for the Asset Funders Network. Learn how microenterprise development programs help individuals realize the promise of financial security, and how supporting this work can be a strategic investment in building assets.

Big Ideas for Job Creation: Beyond Public Stimulus. On Feb. 24th at the Aspen Institute held a forum discussing three innovative job creation ideas: employment social enterprises, impact investing in CDFIs, and leveraging anchor institutions. Watch the video.

Funding Business Development Services. Publication on strategies and practices for raising resources to fund microenterprise training and technical assistance.

Visit microTracker                

Sign-up for a Custom demo or subscribe today., a website for the U.S. microenterprise field, helps programs, donors, researchers and media track the performance and client outcomes of microenterprise organizations nationwide.

MicroTracker allows users to benchmark performance against key metrics for outreach, loan volume and quality, training and sustainability, and provides consulting services to help use data for program improvement.

Celebrating Jack Litzenberg

It is with great sadness that the FIELD team notes the passing of its long-time partner and industry leader Jack A. Litzenberg on May 6, 2014.

Jack leaves many friends and grantees who will remember him for his wisdom, compassion, humor, and passion.

Read more about Jack Litzenberg's work.