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

ocial Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) awarded $80,000 to 16 distinct Rhode Island small businesses and nonprofits through its recently launched Microgrant Fund. Each awardee received up to $5,000 to support key activities or obtain the necessary tools that will help take ventures to the next level. SEG’s Microgrant Fund was established with an initial gift from donors Mary Elleen and Chris Patton earlier this year. 

In Honor of Mothers

In the SEG ecosystem, you have ventures who are working to ensure that all types of mothers have the support they need throughout the journey. We have ventures that support mothers walking through pregnancy, birth, and sometimes loss learning how to navigate postpartum, breastfeeding, and parenting, moving through parenting and working, creating communities for moms, and raising the bar for more equitable maternal healthcare especially for Black and brown mothers.