Loan Fund & Microgrant Fund
Loans and microgrants to support the growth of social enterprises based in Rhode Island.
SEG Loan Fund
The SEG Loan Fund offers loans to support the growth of social enterprises based
in Rhode Island. Preference is given to applicants that are graduates of the SEG
Accelerator. Expert advising is available during the application process and throughout the duration of the loan.
Social Enterprise Greenhouse’s Microgrant Fund is designed to help entrepreneurs and small businesses with early investments that can propel ideas to the next level. SEG seeks to support organizations and businesses that contribute to a just, equitable, and resilient economy. We accept applications for up to $5,000 in funding to support any activity that will help your venture achieve its goals, anywhere from entity formation support, certification requirements, technology needs, legal support, or space for community events.
SEG Loan Fund
Applications are evaluated based on the mission of the borrower, the management team, value proposition, financial projections, operating strengths, and market conditions. Preference is given to applicants that are graduates of the SEG Accelerator.
SEG Microgrant Fund
Entrepreneurs, organizations and businesses that:
Deadlines & Process
March 18, 2022: Applications Due
April 8, 2022: Applications Reviewed
April 13, 2022: Applications Approved & Announced
September 2, 2022: Applications Due
September 23, 2022: Applications Reviewed
September 28, 2022: Applications Approved & Announced
“As a startup software company we are constantly battling the highs and lows of cash flow peril. SE Greenhouse’s loan program came to our rescue. As a startup software company we had no resources available to seize it, the SEG loan committee saw potential in us and gave us the capital we needed to make a huge jump forward in establishing ourselves as an independent company.”
- Shawn Rubin, Co Founder & CEO, Metryx LLC
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