Social Enterprise Greenhouse creates and nurtures inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems that foster just, equitable and resilient communities.

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Apply Now! Spring 2024 Programs

Applications are open for Spring 2024 SEG Programs. Join our cohort-based, expert-led programming that supports entrepreneurs through the life cycle of their business.

All applications are due March 5th.

The Ideator program is on pause for Spring 2024. Stay tuned for Summer 2024 for the Fall 2024 Application Dates.

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Grow Woonsocket Launch Event

Join SEG at the launch of GROW Woonsocket: An SEG Community Initiative, happening on Thursday, February 29th at the Woonsocket Education Center from 6 PM to 8 PM.

GROW Woonsocket is all about nurturing the seeds of success within our community. The event is open to local business leaders, nonprofit enthusiasts, and aspiring entrepreneurs. 

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SEG Partners with Ascend Impact Advisors

SEG has launched a strategic partnership with Ascend Impact Advisors – a new consulting firm that brings expertise and resources in AI, with a particular focus on how AI can be harnessed to support the social sector.

The partnership recognizes the explosive impact that artificial intelligence has played as a disruptor in the way we think, work, and play and demonstrates SEG’s commitment to providing the most innovative support services to the ecosystem they serve. 

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Kelly Ramirez Op-Ed in the ProJo

Our country has an urgent need for a business culture that prioritizes both profit and positive social impact, as VP Kamala Harris’s visit to SEG in May 2021 demonstrated. In this op-ed for The Providence Journal, SEG CEO Kelly Ramirez explains how RI can lead the way.
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Sign up for/Inscribirse Para Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Program!

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready is a free program designed to give small businesses like yours more tools to succeed in today’s digital world.

We've partnered with Verizon to offer this program to all our friends with a small business. This free resource will provide you with training, advice and other community-related content to give your small business a big-time boost.

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Kelly Ramirez Op-Ed in the ProJo

Our country has an urgent need for a business culture that prioritizes both profit and positive social impact, as VP Kamala Harris’s visit to SEG in May 2021 demonstrated. In this op-ed for The Providence Journal, SEG CEO Kelly Ramirez explains how RI can lead the way.
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We provide the networks, knowledge, and resources to help 
entrepreneurs, businesses, and communities maximize their social impact.

Our Network

SEG is a network of more than 1000 enterprises and over 200 business and community leaders who contribute time, expertise and funding to grow social impact ecosystems in Rhode Island and beyond.


Our Programs

Work with a cohort as you progress through the life cycle of your business.

Unsure which program is right for you? Our matching tool can help!

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Ideator

Have an idea you want to explore but not sure how to go about it? Develop and validate your idea with support in our Ideator.

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Incubator

Ready to get started but need some help? Our Incubator will guide you through the basics to launch your social enterprise!

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Accelerator

Already up and running and ready for the next step? Scale your social enterprise with expert support in our Accelerator program!

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Our Services

Learn, grow, and connect at any point in your entrepreneurial journey.

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Advising

Connect with personalized advising services to support your venture.

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Coworking

Work alongside other socially minded professionals in a friendly workspace.

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Peer Support

Learn, exchange ideas, and connect with other founders in our monthly roundtable format.

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Loan Fund

Access loans to support the growth of your venture, with expert advising included.

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Events

Explore our calendar for workshops, networking opportunities, and other events.

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