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

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Apply Now to SEG Fall Programs!

Join our cohort-based, expert-led programming, designed to guide entrepreneurs through the life cycle of their business. Each program is followed by ongoing SEG support to ensure that you continue to access the resources you need.

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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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SEG Chief Executive Officer Opening

We are delighted to announce that SEG has partnered with Koya Partners on the search for our next CEO. We would appreciate your help in thoughtfully spreading the word about this important leadership role.
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A Dynamic Next Chapter for SEG

After leading the organization for 13 years, Kelly Ramirez has announced that she will be stepping away as CEO of Social Enterprise Greenhouse later this year. We cannot thank Kelly enough for her energetic contributions and tireless commitment towards creating a more just, equitable, and resilient Rhode Island.

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SEG Awards First Round of Microgrants to Elevate Impact Businesses in Rhode Island

Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) awarded $80,000 to 16 distinct Rhode Island small businesses and nonprofits through its recently launched Microgrant Fund. 

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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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Talent Matchmaking

Find and hire the perfect team member with the help of our Talent Concierge.

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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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