Posts Tagged ‘social enterprise’

15 Local Businesses Selected for Accelerator Program

15 Local Businesses Selected for Accelerator Program
The Center for Social Enterprise Development (CSED) announced today the 15 local businesses that have been chosen to participate in the social enterprise accelerator program known as SEA Change. The program includes a 12-week online curriculum, with hands-on assistance from leaders and experts all...
May 2nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Legacy Candle Co. Producing Candles with a Purpose

Legacy Candle Co. Producing Candles with a Purpose
A social enterprise gives a business the power to turn a ubiquitous product into so much more. A candle becomes not only a way to light a room, but a reminder of a little way that you’ve made a difference. A hand-made piece of jewelry comes with a story and a job for a woman in need. Candles, jewelry...
April 13th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Aunt Flow Creates Buy One, Give One Model for Tampons

Aunt Flow Creates Buy One, Give One Model for Tampons
Tampon. Period. Two words not often featured in news articles, but to get uncomfortable about it is to miss the opportunity to learn about a social enterprise that’s helping women in need access feminine hygiene products, while also reducing the stigma around a perfectly natural process. Aunt Flow...
April 8th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent

Social Enterprise SCRAM! Wildlife Control Offsets Ohio Wildlife Center’s Operating Expenses by 25 Percent
More than 30 years ago, Ohio Wildlife Center founder and veterinarian Dr. Burton recognized a need to rehabilitate injured wildlife species. Today, the Ohio Wildlife Center treats as many as 5,000 animals annually. As development displaces many species from their natural habitats, Ohio’s wildlife is...
April 1st, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Pelotonia CEO Doug Ulman Shares Ideas on Conscious Business Growth

Pelotonia CEO Doug Ulman Shares Ideas on Conscious Business Growth
This morning, Pelotonia CEO and President Doug Ulman was the featured guest speaker for the first Conscious Business event, a new series offered by Storyforge, A Purpose Agency. The event promised ideas for business owners and leaders to grow their companies under the lens of using purpose focused growth...
March 3rd, 2016 | Event Reviews | Read More

Social Enterprise Accelerator Program Now Accepting Applicants

Social Enterprise Accelerator Program Now Accepting Applicants
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 for a social enterprise, while...
March 2nd, 2016 | Announcements | Read More

Gluvco Safety Equipment’s One-For-One Model Helping Kids in Need

Gluvco Safety Equipment’s One-For-One Model Helping Kids in Need
Since 2013, Gluvco Safety Equipment has rounded up thousands of pairs of gloves for kids in Central Ohio. “Every pair of gloves that we sell, we give a pair of winter gloves back to a kid in need,” says Founder and President Dustin McMillan.  He started developing the idea about five years...
February 29th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More

Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op & Coworking Nearing Opening, Taking on Tenants

Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op & Coworking Nearing Opening, Taking on Tenants
Calling Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op just a coffee shop or just a coworking space does a serious disservice to what the soon-to-open spot is all about. Aiming for a late March or early April opening at 1069 W. Broad St. in Franklinton, “Our mission is to use coffee and coworking as a means to social...
February 25th, 2016 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More