Ascent Funding helps minority-owned and women-owned businesses together with all businesses operating in low and moderate income areas in planning and securing the capital they need so that they can grow and thrive thus creating jobs and wealth in the communities that they serve.
Location: Portland, OR
Organization mission statement: To create financial equity and jobs in the Portland area through lending and business guidance to minority-owned, women-owned, disadvantaged, and low income business communities.
This organization or cause is a 501(c)3 non-profit: Yes
What groups or causes does your organization serve?: Ascent Funding helps minority-owned and women-owned businesses together with all businesses operating in low and moderate income areas in planning and securing the capital they need so that they can grow and thrive thus creating jobs and wealth in the communities that they serve.
Project description: We just launched a brand (name, logo, identity). Hooray! For the launch, we just covered the bare necessities (website, collateral, etc). To maximize the impact of our new brand we would love the following help (each item below is independent of each other):
+ Writing stories, capturing photos, and creating a video (lower priority) of our clients and our impact.
+ Helping create and implement a social and digital media strategy
+ Creating videos of some of our educational seminars so that they can be viewed online
+ Developing a marketing strategy so that we can be more effective in reaching the businesses we aim to serve.
Project needs: storytelling, photography, marketing strategy, promotional video, documentary/storytelling video, social media branding
Project Timeline: ASAP
How will this creative work help you overcome challenges or meet specific goals?: Ascend Funding wishes to engage in more effective marketing to reach more underserved businesses.. Assistance in any of our requested project areas will help us reach more businesses that can benefit from our capital education and lending programs.
Current website: www.Ascent-Funding.org