Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, August 3 marked the seventh annual Positioned to Prosper event, hosted by SocialVentures at the Columbus Museum of Art. The organization welcomed community leaders, corporate partners, and ‘Buy Social’ advocates to celebrate the progression and achievements...
On July 1, Allen Proctor handed over the reins to the organization he created to help support the social enterprise community in Central Ohio.  SocialVentures was known as the Center for Social Enterprise Development...
“Influence to enlarge, and enlarge to influence,” is Tina Garriott’s, the executive director for Growlers Dog Bones, motto for running a social enterprise that provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities and helps preserve the environment.
It’s June, also well-known as LGBTQ+ Pride Month. There are many ways to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in Columbus, such as participating in Stonewall Columbus PRIDE, attending educational events, and engaging in personal reflection. Alongside these great...
Whether through donating profits, goods and services, or creating employment opportunities for underserved communities, social enterprises leverage their innovative business models to make an impact on the community. Now is your opportunity to...
SocialVentures Founder & CEO Allen Proctor will retire on July 1, 2021. Proctor will move into the role of Founder & CEO Emeritus as Vicki Bowen Hewes takes the helm as the new CEO of the organization....
While the eats will be delicious, that's not really what it's all about for emerging social enterprise Fonte Cucina. "It’s about fighting food insecurity," says Founder Anthony Granitsas. Granitsas...
Givevia is a matrimony of two pastimes that have skyrocketed within the last year; online shopping and giving back to the community. Started by Tina Fisher in 2020, the platform has quickly grown as a way to...

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