Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship

Each month, the Center for Social Enterprise Development (CSED) publishes an article about a local social enterprise, showcasing its social impact within a specific focus area. May's focus is social impact related to the arts. Below this article, please view...
In late 2015, when Teresa Trost, executive director of Community Shares of Mid Ohio, and her associate director at that time, Ryan Kovalaske, first considered social enterprise as a viable solution for generating earned revenue on behalf of Community...
It's goal accomplished for the burgeoning Westgate BusinessWorks. Starting this Friday, December 15, the storefront at 3058 W. Broad St. will house coffee shop Third Way Cafe. As the businesses housed in two buildings at the corner of West Broad Street...
Thirteen years ago, Cynthia Tinapple started a blog as a way to continue her love of polymer art and reach clay enthusiasts all over the world. Today, with PolymerClayDaily still up and running, Tinapple has found a new passion: teaching clay making to marginalized communities. Once...
It's no easy task to select just nine of the over 100 social enterprises striving to make an impact on the Central Ohio community. Representing for-profit entities, indepdendent non-profits and for-profit businesses of exisiting nonprofits, the finalist for the...
Central Ohio could soon see an influx of social enterprises from local nonprofits. On Tuesday, October 25, five local nonprofits pitched their entrepreneurial ventures at the first annual Nonprofit Sustainability Showcase. The pitch came at the conclusion of the intensive,...
Equitas Health is a regional not-for-profit community-based healthcare system and federally qualified community health center. One of the nation’s largest HIV/AIDS, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) healthcare organizations, Equitas Health operates two social enterprises, Equitas Health Pharmacy and...
Central Ohio's social enterprise leaders work tirelessly to impact the lives of others through innovative business models that value more than just profit. Join The Metropreneur in recognizing these efforts and connect with the social enterprise community at Aspire...