EIN 26-1336414

Center for Community Based Enterprise

IRS 501(c) type
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Center for Community Based Enterprise, Inc. Fosters and builds community-based enterprises in the detroit area by providing subsidized business, technical assistance and educational services for community-based enterprises.
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Program areas at Center for Community Based Enterprise

C2be defines community-based enterprises, or cbes, as sustainable, locally rooted businesses that provide Community benefit particularyly equity ownership or workers and producers, pay living wages and share resources to help each other grow. Our definiton of a cbe purposefully includes but is not limited to cooperatives. We work to strengthen cbes by connecting them to business know-how and legl services, including feasibility studies, business plannig, marketing, succession planning, incorporation documents i.e. Artilces and bylaws and necessary contracts. In addition, C2be provides training for members and/or employees who are new to their roles as owners to understand their companies finances, products, services and markets. C2be also plans to launch a co-op shared equity loan fund in order to provide patient seed capital to finance start-up cooperatives and cbes.

Who funds Center for Community Based Enterprise

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)Enable the Organization To Achieve Its Mission of Facilitating Economic Development in Detroit, Michigan, Particularly Among Historically Underserved Communities, By Providing General Operating Support$150,000

Personnel at Center for Community Based Enterprise

Terry LewisChief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Karen Tyler-RuizExecutive Director$0

Financials for Center for Community Based Enterprise

RevenuesFYE 09/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$202,137
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$21,913
Total revenues$224,050

Form 990s for Center for Community Based Enterprise

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-092021-09-03990View PDF
2019-092020-10-08990View PDF
2018-092019-10-18990View PDF
2017-092018-11-15990View PDF
2016-092017-08-10990View PDF
...and 2 more Form 990s
Data update history
March 23, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
March 29, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
March 6, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $300,000 from W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)
November 7, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsBusiness and community development organizationsCharities
Human servicesCommunity improvementCrime and lawLegal servicesEconomic developmentBusiness and industry
State / local levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
4605 Cass Ave Ste 201
Detroit, MI 48201
Metro area
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
Wayne County, MI
Website URL
(313) 429-5053
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S31: Urban, Community Economic Development
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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