An introduction to materials and resources for social entrepreneurship.
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2011
This guide is designed to help you see what other social entrepreneurs are doing, how they got started and where they got their funding. Think about what interests you and what you want to take back to your community. Look for what you can use. Ask questions.
The book Tactics of Hope: How Social Entrepreneurs are Changing our World (Welch) provides the below list of useful networking tools for aspiring social entrepreneurs.
- Wiser Earth
"A collaborative tool and a comprehensive directory to link and empower the largest and fastest growing movement in the world."
- Social Edge
"By social entrepreneurs, for social entrepreneurs."
- Taking IT Global
"The world's most popular online community for young people interested in making a difference... a platform for expression, connection to opportunities and support for action."
- Net Impact
"A global network of 7,000 emerging leaders changing the world through business."
"Committed to unleashing human potential."
- University Network
"A resource hub and an action-oriented discussion forum to expand social entrepreneurship education and participation around the world."
- Youth Venture
"Building a global movement of young change-makers."
- Tactics of Hope
A companion website to the same titled book designed to help individuals turn their concerns and passions into concrete actions. It provides access to additional resources.