Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship

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...
The Center for Social Enterprise Development announced the second of two programs it is implementing to help develop social enterprises in Central Ohio. The previously announced SE Catalyst initiative will help five local nonprofits develop and implement an existing idea...
As we prepare for the winter months ahead, there is no better time than now to highlight the life-changing work happening at Keepsake T-Shirt Quilts & Blankets. Besides making great products, Keepsake has made it its mission to create...
In 2012, Mid-Ohio Foodbank started exploring social enterprise opportunities with community partners. Among the mission-aligned opportunities they identified, they landed on transforming vacant land into thriving, chemical-free farm operations. Today, Urban Farms is a key initiative of Mid-Ohio Foodbank....
Glance above the counter at the Clintonville bakery Food for Good Thought, and it’s right there, printed in red. In 2018, the bakery’s customers tipped $653. These above-and-beyond incremental dollars provided more than 70 hours of paid employment to...
After supporting Central Ohio through Philanthropitch for the last four years, Austin, TX based Notley has officially expanded to Columbus - it's first location outside of its home state. With a mission to "unleash relentless changemakers all over the...
Perhaps you could call Meghan and Josh Boone’s social enterprise startup a co-labor of love. The couple opened Cova Cowork at Gravity in Franklinton in late 2019, fueled by their experiences visiting and working in shared spaces, and finding...
Claire Coder has thousands of tampons stored at her apartment. While it's unconventional, it signals a dream that has been a whirlwind of a year in the making. On Thursday, October 20, Aunt Flow launches pre-sales of its subscription boxes with...