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:
|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|
- Innovator Toolkit - a collection of diverse resources from diverse disciplines to guide the development of a thriving venture
- Grant Database - local and national funding opportunites for ventures at all stages
- Office hours are also available with our staff for support, advice, and guidance for any student building a venture.