Venture Support

Translate your idea for social change into action.

Do you have an idea with social impact? We offer grants and fellowships that support students starting or building social ventures in 4 phases:

Phase Purpose Amount Application Deadline
Explore Just an idea: Grants to support the development and testing of new ideas $500 Rolling
Engage Ready to build: Year-long Social Innovation Fellowship for those who have a specific social impact venture they are starting or building. $4,000 See Engage webpage
Expand Grow: Grants to support the continuation and/or expansion of testing, implementing or achieving critical milestones that will allow the project to reach a new level of impact and sustainability Up to $2,500 Rolling - Only students who have participated in other phases are eligble
Embark Launch: Embark Fellowship supports graduating students pursuing their entrepreneurial ventures as full-time endeavors post-graduation Approximately $35,000 for individuals and $50,000 for teams. Embark awards challenge grants to fellows that match the amount raised by fellows on a crowd-funding platform and elsewhere.  Rolling - Only

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