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PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #3 from Potlux

  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.…

$10k Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs

The annual Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs is hosted and organized by the Center for Women and Financial Independence, Smith College’s initiative devoted to the support of innovation and entrepreneurship. Last year, three Wesleyan students made it to the trade show round!  The competition is designed to give undergraduate entrepreneurs an experience that will…

Get Funded! Apply for Summer Grants

There are three upcoming info sessions about opportunities for summer funding! Stop by for information about the Wesleyan Summer Experience Grant, Named Grants, and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Internship Grant.  The information sessions will take place:  1/26, 12pm, Usdan 110  1/27, 12pm, Usdan 108  2/2, 12pm, Usdan 110 2/4, 12pm, Usdan 110    Wesleyan…

Money, Money, Money

There is money and support available from a wide variety of sources for aspiring social entrepreneurs and changemakers, but it’s not always easy to find these resources. Following is a round-up of grants, prizes, and fellowships that Patricelli Center team members Luciana Contreras ’16 and Jennifer Roach‘14 have been reading about recently. Some are available only to current undergraduates,…

2015 Davis Projects for Peace recap from Claudia Kahindi ’18

In March 2015, Claudia Kahindi ’18 and Olayinka Lawal ’15 were awarded a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant to implement an English language education program in Claudia’s home town of Kilifi, Kenya. The program is named Kiu for the Swahili word for “thirst,” evoking the idea of “thirst for knowledge” or “thirst for success.” The…

Fundraising Bootcamp: Grant Writing 101 (2/17 at 6 p.m.)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship presents FUNDRAISING BOOTCAMP: GRANTWRITING 101 A dinner, talk, and workshop with Sonya Behnke ’03, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Mass General Hospital, (previously Manager of Institutional Giving for the Greater Boston Food Bank) Tuesday, February 17 6-7:30 p.m. Allbritton 311  Dinner will be provided for those who…

Money, Money, Money (a roundup of grants, prizes, and fellowships for social impact)

There is money and support available from a wide variety of sources for aspiring social entrepreneurs and changemakers, but it’s not always easy to find these resources. Following is a round-up of grants, prizes, and fellowships that Patricelli Center team member Luciana Contreras ’16 has been reading about recently. Some are available only to current undergraduates, some…

Patricelli Center and Career Center Grants ($4-10k, info sessions 11/17 and 12/3)

The Wesleyan Career Center and the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship are pleased to announce several grant programs available to students. Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship (PCSE) Internship Grants ($4k apiece) For Wesleyan sophomores and juniors currently receiving need-based financial aid who plan to do socially innovative or socially responsible work during summer break. Apply…

Looking for funding for summer 2015? Learn about the Davis Projects for Peace, PCSE Seed Grants, and WSEG’s

Attention undergraduate students — We know you just finished getting settled in for fall semester, and although you have plenty of time before you have to start thinking about summer, we wanted to get a few Wesleyan funding opportunities on your radar. Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship (PCSE) Seed Grant Challenge The PCSE offers three…