Funding & Resources

2021/2022 Entrepreneurship Microgrant Fund Report

Hasanti Kelly '22 is the founder of Self Hate Clothing

As a scholar of entrepreneurship, twentieth century French economist Joseph Schumpeter recognized what he called the “perennial gale of creative destruction.” To be an entrepreneur is to be a creator – a maker, an innovator, someone who sees the world as it currently exists and conjures up something new. Artists, activists, and instigators are all…

JCCP Student Innovation Fund

During the 2019-2020 academic year, over 400 Wesleyan students engaged in programs sponsored by the Jewett Center for Community Partnerships (JCCP). Students have worked on behalf of educational programs, programs addressing hunger and homelessness, among others. All student efforts are representative of our commitment to co-creating mutually respectful partnerships in pursuit of a just, equitable,…

2021 JCCP Student Innovation Fund Grantees Announced

2021 JCCP Student Innovation Fund Grantees Announced! Wesleyan students aim to deepen their impact on campus and beyond… The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships is pleased to announce the spring grantees of the JCCP Student Innovation Fund. Students from a range of majors and interests – all with shared interests in utilizing resources in innovative…

2021 PCSE Seed Grant Finalists Announced (public pitches 4/2 12-1PM EDT)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 PCSE Seed Grants. Finalists will pitch in a virtual public event on Friday, April 2, at noon Eastern Time (RSVP required).  These $5,000 awards are intended to fund the launch or early stage growth of a social enterprise, project, program, or…

Engage 2020 Fall Funding

With Election Day just weeks away, we remain committed to supporting student learning and civic preparedness via E2020.  The deadline for E2020 Fall Funding Cycle is Monday, September 28, 2020.  Only proposals for remote engagement and support will be reviewed.   Funding Support Participants can apply to the E2020 Fund for expenses associated with some software…

Conference Grant Report: Scott McMahon ’22

Scott McMahon ’22 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Scott traveled to Providence to attend the Future of Sustainable Investing Conference. You can read Scott’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. On…

Conference Grant Report: Janna Yousef ’20

Janna Yousef ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Janna traveled to Toronto to attend the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood Conference. You can read Janna’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our…

Conference Grant Report: Saakshi Kakar ’20

Saakshi Kakar ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Saakshi traveled to Philadelphia to attend the Urban Health Symposium. You can read Saakshi’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   This September,…

Innovation Fund Report: Middletown Urban Farming Symposium

Wesleyan students from a range of majors and interests – all with shared interests in utilizing resources in innovative ways to positively impact the greater Middletown community – applied to the Student Innovation Fund.  The fund provided up to $750 for projects that prioritized: Collaboration between student groups, faculty/staff, and/or community partners. Investigation of the impact of our…

Wesleyan Summer Grant Program – Application Opens 1/27; Info Sessions Begin 1/28

Looking for funding for your unpaid or low-paid summer experience? The 2020 Wesleyan Summer Grants Program will be accepting applications from January 27th – February 27th, 11:59pm. Wesleyan Summer Grants are funding resources awarded through the Gordon Career Center which allow students to pursue no- or low-paid career-related summer experiences. Experiential learning opportunities can be both in…