Writer, business owner, creative, and attorney specializing in social impact, social enterprise, & public sector
Without more information on the app, this is difficult to answer. Is it similar to ask Aunt Bertha? Do you make referrals? There are plenty who've done something similar in different verticals. Directory services for those in the housing insecurity space with work with government agencies for contracts, compete for infrastructural funds, or charge a nominal fee to service organizations they refer to. Keep in mind, inclusive businesses can receive grants and other funding from foundations. To do this, you'd have to be clear on the impact narrative and how your value ties in with the foundations. And there's always impact investing circles, accelerators and investors.