Our Impact

Success:
Good Work Network measures its performance for some of our work by the amount of businesses helped and by jobs created. Since Good Work Network began counting job creation in 2006, Good Work Network has:

  • Served over 5,230 individuals
  • Helped member businesses create over 1330 jobs
  • Assisted members in acquiring over $4,044,316 in business capital
  • Helped start 900 minority or women owned businesses
  • Spent over 22,395 hours working one-on-one with members
  • Connected Businesses to 180 Contracts in the Amount of $34,282,353

 Impact:
 Along with directly benefiting the development of the local economy, a key component of the social impact we have made cannot be told by numbers. We provide catalysts to enable life choices. Our members have benefited in immeasurable ways including:

  • Self-empowerment
  • Reduction in vulnerability
  • Acquiring invaluable human capital
  • Entry to or heightened participation in the workforce
  • Financial stability
  • Improved standard of living
  • Further access to basic services

Outcomes:
By helping others to create or to strengthen their own businesses, Good Work Network aims to break structural barriers and develop economic opportunities to raise the standard of living of the community. We strive to alleviate poverty and make New Orleans a stronger and healthier place to live and to thrive.