Sustaining a Social Enterprise Ecosystem

“Sustainability” is not just a buzzword, but a multi-purpose concept. It is often the reason many nonprofits pursue social enterprise – to improve their mission delivery and enhance their sustainability … Read More

Social Enterprise Boosts Ocean State

In Washington, D.C., the varying blocs of policymakers— have, by and large, shrugged on legislation to empower social enterprise. Fortunately, the social enterprise sector — designed to tackle social problems … Read More

Social change startups graduate from incubator

PROVIDENCE — Eleven startups focused on social change and sustainability graduated from Social Venture Partners Rhode Island’s Change Accelerator program June 30. The businesses are all Rhode Island-based. They received … Read More

Website Caters to ‘Social Enterprise’

PROVIDENCE — A new website shares information about more than 100 Rhode Island ventures in a growing field known as “social enterprise.” Both for-profit companies and nonprofit organizations in the … Read More

Five Questions: with Meg Wirth

Providence-based startup maternova.net was recently named a semi-finalist in the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a prestigious annual design science competition that awards $100,000 to support the development and implementation of … Read More