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Resources For You

This section is designed to steer those interested in the field of social entrepreneurship to organizations you might turn to in order to better understand the needs to be addressed, fund your initiative, identify other initiatives and possible partners in your area of interest, undertake studies at graduate schools on the topic, and read magazines and other books pertinent to the topic.

Grants, Support, Fellowships and Awards

Schools

In many respects, academic institutions are taking the lead to provide a more systemic understanding of social entrepreneurship and its technical terminology. Greg Dees of Duke University, David Bornstein at New York University, Alex Nicholls at Oxford University, and Pamela Hartigan who has taught at the University of Geneva and is now helping to lead the Schwab Foundation mentioned above, have all been particularly instrumental in this process. As these individuals have brought about groundbreaking programs at their respective academic institutions, many more are increasingly forward thinking in their desire to integrate new curricula to do the same. Internationally, it is growing to be widely recognized that students are no longer content simply to study international challenges; they want to help discover solutions.
Among the leading educational institutions in social entrepreneurship are the following:

Books

Magazines

Online Social Entrepreneur Networks

There is an increasing number of online social networks that champion social entrepreneurs and in some cases, provide consulting services. They are all very different in their look and feel, but equally committed to building an infrastructure to help online visitors, and in some cases clients, access useful information. Some of the most notable social networks include the following:


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