Funding & Resources

Conference Grant Report: Kofi Ofori-Darko ’20

Kofi Ofori-Darko ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Kofi traveled to North Carolina State University to attend Consult Your Community’s National Conference. You can read Kofi’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.  …

Conference Grant Report: Rachel Godfrey ’19

Rachel Godfrey ’19 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Rachel traveled to Miami Beach, Florida to attend Art Basel Miami Beach. You can read Rachel’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   From December…

Conference Grant Report: Olivia Kim ’19

Olivia Kim ’19 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Olivia traveled to Houston, TX to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). You can read Olivia’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   “And we…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from EATT

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards three $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Eat At The Table Theatre Company, run by Kai Williams ’20, was one of this year’s winners. This is Kai’s second report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March…

Apply for Prizes from the Office of Equity and Inclusion

From Dean Teshia-Levy Grant: The Peter Morgenstern-Clarren ’03 Social Justice Award was created in memory of Peter Morgenstern-Clarren who pursued social justice while a student at Wesleyan.  His activism included securing benefits for Wesleyan custodial staff, participating in the United Student and Labor Action Committee, and contributing his leadership to the campus chapter of Amnesty International. …

Be The Change Venture Pitch Competition

On Friday, December 1, 2017, at Wesleyan University’s USDAN Student Center, room 108, Be the Change Venture will be hosting a pitch competition for both high school students ($200 grand prize) and college undergraduates ($500 grand prize). We’re looking to support young leaders, with a small grant, who have a bright idea that’s ready to…

Money, Money, Money – Funding Roundup

Are you an aspiring social entrepreneur or changemaker looking for funding or financial support? There are a lot of resources available from numerous organizations, but it can be difficult to know where to look. The following is a round-up of grants, prizes, and fellowships. Some are super competitive, some are available only to current undergraduates, and…

Allbritton Center Comments on Beyond 2020

The Allbritton Center is deeply appreciative of Beyond 2020, both in its particulars and in its ethos.  The approach it embodies is that which Allbritton embodies—practical idealism, engagement, translational and transformative education–to enhance the ability of members of the Wesleyan community “to do work that makes a difference beyond the borders of the campus.” That…

WSA Voter Accessibility Report

  Students from the WSA, as well as staff members from the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships, worked together to help register about 300 Wesleyan students to vote in the 2016 election. Check out the summary for a full report!  

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Walking Elephants Home

Check out Walking Elephants Home’s promotional video. When we initially entered the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Seed Grant Challenge, we expressed that what our project really needs in this early stage is personnel, someone to be on the ground managing the emerging tourism and helping to shape the model of tourism we are building.…