social enterprise

• Explore these resources for careers in the common good.
• Find professional connections & events related to social enterprise.
• Apply your art and design skills towards social change!


risd-related events, programs & resources

• Take part in these great resources while you're at RISD.

Brown/RISD Social Innovation Fellowship

Brown/RISD Summer Innovation B-Lab

SEG University Entrepreneurship Initiative

A Better World By Design - Conference

SEEED - Social Enterprise Ecosystem Economic Development

Brown/RISD Social Impact Job & Internship Fair

RISD Desine Lab

Design for America - RISD/Brown Chapter

Imagining America - RISD Chapter

RISD Project Open Door

RISD 2nd Life


learn how to build a social enterprise

• The Swearer Center breaks down the social entrepreneurship process.

Swearer Sparks Social Enterprise Resources


organizations supporting social enterprise

• Find resources and connect with like-minded professionals.

Venture for America

Social Enterprise Greenhouse

Ashoka U

Social Enterprise Alliance

Social Venture Network

Social Innovators Collective

Skoll Foundation

Taproot Foundation

Echoing Green

Benefit Corporations

Change.org - Online Petitioning


support programs & funding resources

Brown/RISD Social Innovation Fellowship

Social Enterprise Greenhouse RI

Social Good Jobs - Social Entrepreneur Funding

Raise Money - The Startup Guide

Common Good Careers - Foundations & Philanthropists

Swearer Center for Public Service - Brown University

Swearer Sparks - Platform for Social Innovation & Storytelling

Ideo.org - Fellowship Program

Echoing Green Fellowship

Ashoka Changemakers - Social Entrepreneur Network

Grant Resources - RISD Listings

Crowdsourced Funding Resources


job & internship resources

B Corp Jobs Board

Impact Design Hub

Rhode Island Community Jobs

SEG - RI Social Impact Opportunities

Idealist.org - Worldwide Listings of Opportunties

Commongood Careers

Social Good Jobs

Work for Good

USA Jobs - Government Jobs

Foundation Jobs

Catchafire - Skills-based Volunteer Matching

Skoll World Forum Job List

Tips for Finding Jobs in Social Enterprise


social good, community & civic involvement

• Social enterprises often begin with your work in social good, community & civic engagement.

Social Good & Community Opportunities