Funding & Resources

Enrichment Grant Report: Bethlehem Bekele ’19

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Bethlehem Bekele ’19 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she participated in an inter-faith service trip over spring break. You can read Bethlehem’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. During the second week of spring…

Enrichment Grant Report: Michaela Fisher

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Michaela Fisher was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she participated in a cooperative economics spring break trip to the Bay Area. You can read Michaela’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   I spent the…

The Earth Leadership Cohort

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The Work That Reconnects is known worldwide for empowering activists in social and ecological justice. Developed by Joanna Macy and her colleagues, this dynamic, interactive body of work has inspired many thousands of people to engage wholeheartedly in the Great Turning to a life-sustaining society. Described in the book, Coming Back to Life, it brings…

Apply to Pitch at Yale SOM PE/VC Symposium SHARK TANK

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Student-led ventures will face off in front of a panel of experienced entrepreneurs and investors. At stake is a $1,300 in cash prizes. Yale SOM’s annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Symposium is now accepting applications for teams from across the region to pitch at the “Shark Tank” style pitch competition that caps off the…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Potlux

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  The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the second report from Brent Packer ’15, founder of Potlux, the first online community where collegiate sustainability initiatives are effectively aggregated and shared.…

The Global Good Fund Fellowship

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The Global Good Fund Fellowship is a 15-month program supporting the leadership development of young social entrepreneurs across the globe. The Global Good Fund  invests in these innovators by pairing them with executives who serve as Coaches, and by providing leadership assessment resources, a network of peers, sector expertise, and targeted financial capital. They are…

Social Venture Institute / Hudson Valley

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a weekend retreat for world-changing social entrepreneurs May 13-15, 2016 Omega Institute | Rhinebeck, NY   SVI Hudson Valley is no ordinary experience: a weekend of profound problem solving, visioning and connecting, all in the inspired setting of one of the world’s premier educational retreat centers. SVI has offered a 20% discount the Wesleyan community of…

Ecofeminist Summer Internship Experience Grant

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FGSS and Wesleyan Animal Studies (WAS) call for applications for the Ecofeminist Summer Internship Experience Grant. The Grant provides up to $3,000 for students working on intersectional issues addressing gender, sexuality, race, class, and species.  Students must have a faculty sponsor and ideally, the Grant will support an experience (travel for research, an internship, or other…

Global Health and Innovation Conference Registration and Pitch Competition

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Register for the Global Health & Innovation Conference by February 10 for a reduced registration rate. The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 16-17, 2016, is the world’s leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries.…

Fellowship Opportunity: Breaking the “Green Ceiling”

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Top U.S. environmental organizations nurture diversity and leadership, offering new fellowships for recent graduates aimed at fostering conservation leaders Greenbelt, MD—Beginning on February 1, 2016, the Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Marine Conservation Diversity Fellowship Program, named in honor of a pioneering African-American female marine biologist, will accept applications from recent college graduates. The goal is to…