: Venture Philanthropy
Web site listings:
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.
Non-profit social entrepreneurial venture harnessing the power of technology for social benefit.
Echoing Green Foundation
Foundation that provides seed money and support to young social entrepreneurs.
Philanthropic venture capital firm focused on supporting emerging Christian ministries around the world.
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.
New Profit Inc.
A non-profit venture philanthropy fund that invests in social entrepreneurs.
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.