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Our Mission

We advance the social enterprise ecosystem by empowering businesses to amplify their social mission while expanding growth and creating lasting change.

 
 

Programs


We develop and advocate for businesses driving social change and driving profit. Programs and resources are free of charge for the social enterprise leaders we serve.

CONNECT
RESOURCE NETWORK

Supporting sustainability, capacity building and increased awareness for social enterprises.

PROMOTE
MARKETPLACE FOR GOOD

Centralized online portal of validated businesses, increasing awareness & connections.

ADVISE
PEER ADVISORY ALLIANCE

Confidential social enterprise leader cohort expanding networks & engaging solutions. 

CONVENE
BUSINESS ON PURPOSE

Impact-driven conference uniting the community to educate and amplify the Buy Social call to action.

 

Board of Directors

 
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State of Social Enterprise

Insights on trends, highlighting people and businesses leading impact-driven initiatives.

SocialVentures is a 501c3 nonprofit organization launched in 2014 with the goal of creating an ecosystem to support, promote and invest in mission-driven business. 

 

Social Ventures Fund LLC is a member-based impact investment loan fund, and is a separate entity from SocialVenturesAs of October 2021, the managers of Social Ventures Fund are reviewing the next phase of impact investing.

Several years later, SocialVentures (501c3) is engaged with more than 100 social enterprises strengthening the central Ohio community. Following 7 years of dedicated leadership, SocialVentures' founder Allen Proctor retired August 2021. 

Our 2022 programs and events embody a strong commitment to those we serve along with revitalized community and partner engagement. As we evolve to meet the changing needs of the impact-driven entrepreneurs and the businesses they lead, we are proud to support, strengthen and amplify their important work and improve our economy. Please join us -- together, we change lives!