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Apply for the Catalyst Program at Blue Ridge Labs :: Deadline September 3

Are you building a mission-driven startup that could improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers? The Catalyst program at Blue Ridge Labs is designed to help founders turn a proven but small-scale concept into a scalable technology platform. Over the course of six months, as part of a small cohort of other founders, they will […]

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Apply for the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards :: Deadline Oct 1, 2018

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. EO GSEA supports student entrepreneurs who require much needed mentorship, recognition and connections to take their businesses to the next level of success. The 2018-19 Regional NYC Competition offers NYC-based students with a budding […]

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Apply Now to Code for Impact!

Are you a student designer or developer with a passion for social change? Apply now to participate in the Clinton Foundation Codeathon happening in advance of the CGI U 2018 meeting at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s Codeathon, co-hosted by CGI University, the CGI Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery, and the Clinton Climate Initiative, […]

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Green Worker Cooperatives Application Open! > Deadline June 30

Green Worker lead entrepreneurs through a 5 month process to launching a business in under a year. Their Co-op Academy reduces the feeling of isolation often experienced by entrepreneurs, it demystifies the startup process, reduces time spent trying to figure out what customers actually want – and improves their odds of success. Upon graduation from […]

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Unlocking ¢hange: Innovations for Financial Wellbeing, Resilience, and Freedom

Big news! @Ashoka and @BNYMellon are partnering to launch the nation-wide Unlocking ¢hange Challenge! We’re searching the United States for social entrepreneurs with ventures that expand the financial security of underserved communities, empowering all to be the drivers of their own financial wellbeing, resilience, and freedom. Got an idea? Know someone who does? Send them […]

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Apply to pitch to values-aligned investors

Investor Circle Social Venture Network is currently accepting applications from early-stage companies in New York, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. You can learn more about investment focus and criteria here. If you are based in one of these regions or have a significant operating presence there, your application will be considered for the upcoming pitch meetings.

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Mentor Capital Network Applications

Are you a social entrepreneur who is starting or growing a for-profit company with built-in social or environmental goals? Mentor Capital Network is opening up applications for their next Sustainable Business Plan Collaboration Program. This program includes: Mentorships where the entrepreneurs and mentors choose each other Support that doesn’t take you away from running your […]

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Applications Now Open for Female Founders Pitch Contest & the Chance to win $5K for Your Startup!

  Calling all Female Founders! Brooklyn is home to more female-founded startups than any other city in the US, and we are bringing the best of them together. Apply now to compete at Make It in Brooklyn’s next pitch contest and the chance to win $5,000. The event will take place on Wednesday May 23rd. Applications are […]

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The Geneva Challenge 2018 – The Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students

This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Climate Change”. The 2018 edition of the Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and is supported by Kofi Annan, the high-patron of the contest. The Geneva Challenge aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on […]

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Announcing the Communities Thrive Challenge – a National Challenge for Local Solutions

  Today The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – with guidance from leaders across the country – are excited to announce the Communities Thrive Challenge, a $10 million funding opportunity to find and support successful, community-driven approaches to expand economic opportunity for low-income and financially insecure people and communities across the U.S. We […]

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