HEFCE Launches £2 Million Program to Reinforce Social Entrepreneurship in England\'s Universities


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The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has kicked off a £2 million program to bolster support for social entrepreneurship in universities and higher educational institutions throughout England.

The program is part of the UnLtd SEE Change, Social Entrepreneurship in Education endeavor, which will encourage higher education institutions to serve as 'hubs' to support social entrepreneurs beyond their staff and students, and to spur community economic development.


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Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, is giving nonprofits a no-nonsense way to bring entrepreneurship to the next level. Pencils of Promise is a philanthropic organization that focuses on forming sustainable educational programs, and forging long-lasting, partnerships with communities. The organization aims to increase access to quality education and impact students and their families in high-need communities throughout Laos, Ghana and Guatemala.




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