Social Enterprise Greenhouse is creating a more just, equitable and resilient economy through social impact business.

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Coop Workshops

Join SEG for two upcoming workshops on worker-owned coops. Learn what a coop/employee-owned business is, how to get one started, and hear from coop experts.

The first workshop titled, "What the Heck is a Worker-Owned Coop" will take place on July 11th at 12 PM workshop. Existing businesses interested in learning how to transition into a worker-owned coop, can take the second workshop titled, "Securing Your Local Legacy" will take place on July 18th at 12 PM t the SEG Hub.

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Apply Now: SEG Fall Programs

Applications are open for SEG's Fall 2024 Programs

Join our cohort and expert-led programming designed to guide you through every stage of your business or nonprofit journey. Each program is followed by ongoing SEG service support, to ensure that participants can continue to access support as needed. All program applications close on August 5th.   

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Julie Owens PBN Leaders & Achievers Honoree!

SEG CEO, Julie Owens was named among the honorees for the Providence Business News's 2024 Leaders and Achievers Awards Program. The program recognizes business leaders based on their leadership, achievements and longstanding commitment to the business community. They are also recognized for their community service and mentoring efforts

Julie will be celebrated along with the fellow 24 honorees at an awards ceremony hosted by Providence Business News in August.

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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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2024 Impact Business Showcase

Congrats to the 5 Accelerator graduates on their phenomenal business pitches at the RI Impact Showcase!

The prize recipients included: Eric Moyal of Project Insulin who received the 10K Citizens Prize, Vincent Emery of Lil' Rhody Coffee Company receiving the 5K Kelly Fund Prize, and Elisabeth Borno of BORN-O-UNIFORMS earning the 1K Audience Choice Prize.

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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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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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