Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge


Michigan Corps, the Great Lakes Entrepreneurís Quest (GLEQ), and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation has joined forces to launch the statewide competition called Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge.

The contest offers over $50,000 in cash prizes and is considered to be the nation's first coordinated, public-private effort to advance social entrepreneurship.

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Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other

Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones




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Establishing a Social Enterprise Curriculum


Establishing a Social Enterprise Curriculum

Several British colleges and universities have embraced social entrepreneurship in their curriculum. Pathik Pathak at Southampton have introduced n interdisciplinary module in Social Enterprise, which is open to students of all year groups and across all disciplines.




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