The Foundation for Entrepreneurial Research and Development (FERAD) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of transformative social and economic change through entrepreneurial research, development and education.
FERAD achieves its objectives by:
FERAD believes that entrepreneurship represents a powerful force in bringing about economic independence and shared prosperity in virtually any geography, community and region around the globe. Entrepreneurs productively engage in activities that serve to create new jobs, generate wealth, stimulate local economies, reduce economic disparities, increase opportunities for the disadvantaged, promote social capital and increase interpersonal and intercultural exchanges that are critical elements for driving world peace.
As an innovative agent for collaboration and transformative leadership, FERADís vision is to advance entrepreneurial knowledge and connect millions of individuals around the globe to the resources they require to start, grow and succeed in entrepreneurial pursuits.