Social Enterprises in Central Ohio

Working List of Social Enterprises Currently Operating in Central Ohio (continuously revised as we learn more)

Social Enterprise (n.): an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being, rather than maximizing profits for shareholders. A social enterprise can be structured as a for-profit or non-profit and may take a number of legal forms, including but not limited to co-operative, benefit corporation, low-profit limited liability company (L3C), LLC, or a subsidiary of an existing company.

Instructions: Below you will find a list of social enterprises placed into categories based on products/services. Under each category heading there is a list of social enterprises. Click on the name of the organization to learn more about it. Depending on how much information we have, it will redirect you to either the organization’s website or, if the name is RED AND bolded, to our profile of the organization.

Do You Know a Central Ohio Social Enterprise That Is Not On This List? Want a profile for it? Complete the Profile Template and then send it to And we will make sure to add it!



Alphabetized Social Enterprise List


 Product & Service Categories

 Children/Toys                          Clothing/Jewelry                         Education

                             Food/Drink                                         Other                                      Health/Medicine

                             Home/Lawn                                   Recreation                                Financial/Mortgages

                                                           Office Supplies/ Professional Resources

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