Funding & Resources

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.…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from TRAP House

Check out TRAP House’s promotional video. Last time we updated all of the wonderful people connected with the PCSE, the TRAP House team was gearing up to host our entrepreneurial boot camp, where we invited everyone who participated in our Startup Day Competition to a series of workshops in financial planning, legal compliance, and marketing.…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Kindergarten Kickstart

Check out Kindergarten Kickstart’s promotional video. It has been a whirlwind of a summer at Kindergarten Kickstart, both in our classrooms at Farm Hill and Bielefield and in the Wesleyan lab. Between expanding our range of academic interventions and increasing our outreach to 32 students, we have really had our hands full! Take a look…

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 that Patricelli Center team member Rebecca Jacobsen ‘16 has compiled, based off…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Walking Elephants Home

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. This year’s winners are Walking Elephants Home, Kindergarten Kickstart, and T.R.A.P. House. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here is the first report from Rebecca Winkler ’16, writing with updates from Walking Elephants…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Kindergarten Kickstart

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. This year’s winners are Walking Elephants Home, Kindergarten Kickstart, and T.R.A.P. House. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here is the first report from Stephanie Blumenstock ’16, writing with updates from Kindergarten…

Enrichment Grant: Dara Mysliwiec

Alicia Strong was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, she participated in the International Society of Tropical Foresters’ 2016 Conference. You can read Dara’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. Thanks to the help of…

Enrichment Grant Report: Trevon Gordon

Trevon Gordon was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, he participated in a mission trip to Ghana to install a solar power business. You can read Trevor’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   The entire Saha…

Enrichment Grant Report: Bethlehem Bekele ’19

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

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…