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Ashoka: Innovators for the Public 
Ashoka is a global organization that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs -- individuals with innovative and practical ideas for solving social problems.
http://www.ashoka.org
Benetech 
Non-profit social entrepreneurial venture harnessing the power of technology for social benefit.
http://www.benetech.org
Echoing Green Foundation 
Foundation that provides seed money and support to young social entrepreneurs.
http://www.echoinggreen.org
Kingdom Ventures 
Philanthropic venture capital firm focused on supporting emerging Christian ministries around the world.
http://www.kingdomventures.org
National Social Venture Competition 
An MBA business plan competition for social ventures, organizations that not only create profits, but also a social or environmental return on investment.
http://www.socialvc.net/
New Profit Inc. 
A non-profit venture philanthropy fund that invests in social entrepreneurs.
http://www.newprofit.com
Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures 
Yale University program which educates nonprofits about nonprofit enterprise and social entrepreneurship and serves as a mechanism for capitalizing promising profit-making ventures with financial support through its Business Plan Competition.
http://www.ventures.yale.edu/