Now Available: The 2016 Report of the State of Social Enterprise in Central Ohio
It takes a community for social innovation to thrive. As we celebrate the Center for Social Enterprise Development’s (CSED) inaugural year, we would like to provide a snapshot of our community’s progress in fostering social innovation and social enterprise throughout Columbus.
15 Organizations Selected to Participate in Second Social Enterprise Accelerator in Central Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2 May 2016
—The Center for Social Enterprise Development
(CSED) and SEA Change
have selected 15 Central Ohio organizations to participate in SEA Change’s three-month intensive social enterprise accelerator program. SEA Change is a blended learning program that combines a 12-week online curriculum on enterprise development with weekly hands-on technical assistance from entrepreneurial support leaders and experts from Northeast and Central Ohio.
Center for Social Enterprise Development launches new SE Catalyst™ initiative
Five Central Ohio nonprofit organizations selected to participate in first cohort
The participants were selected through a competitive application process which evaluated their readiness, willingness, and capacity to devote significant staff time and resources to development of a new venture through group participation. SE Catalyst™ is a program of CauseImpact LLC that has demonstrated success in Nashville in producing a pipeline of investment-ready social enterprises. The program integrates a group cohort model approach with customized support for each individual participating organization. The program combines classroom instruction with coaching, technical assistance, and the real-world application of tools, approaches and principles to develop social enterprise ventures.
The Social Enterprise Development Series for 2015-2016
This Fall workshop series is offered to leaders, Board members and senior managers at nonprofit organizations who wish to develop new ventures or expand existing earned-revenue operations. Through this series of hands-on workshops, you will learn how to develop ideas to help your organization generate unrestricted revenue and amplify your mission results. You’ll work on your own ideas and unique experiences, elbow to elbow with your peers. Our instructors have decades of experience helping organizations like yours transition to more sustainable models through innovation and entrepreneurship.