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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…

Christopher Brodigan Award (Applications due 4/16)

Christopher Brodigan Award The Christopher Brodigan Fund was established in memory of Christopher Brodigan, a Wesleyan student who died in an accident in his frosh year. The Fund pays tribute to Christopher’s deep interest in Africa and to the public service he provided through teaching in Botswana prior to entering Wesleyan. Awards will be made…

Jennifer Roach ’14 and Summer of Solutions Hartford receive $10k Davis Projects for Peace Grant

Four years ago, Jennifer Roach ’14 co-founded Summer of Solutions Hartford, a food justice and youth leadership development program in Connecticut’s capital, just up the road from Middletown. Summer of Solutions was based in Frog Hollow, a low-income Hartford neighborhood, and affiliated with a national youth-led nonprofit called Grand Aspirations. Since 2010, Summer of Solutions has grown to 7…

Grants, Prizes, and Fellowships

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 we have been reading about recently. Some are available only to current undergraduates, and all focus on social…

Apply for reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge

Call for Applictions: reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge We are excited to announce the opening of applications for reSET’s 2013 Social Enterprise Challenge! Once again this year, reSET will recognize entrepreneurs launching or operating viable, sustainable, and socially responsible businesses that improve the community, create jobs, and demonstrate the possibilities created when both profit and purpose are pursued at the same time. Winners will receive…