Tag Archive for seed grants

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from the Wesleyan Doula Project

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the first report from the Wesleyan Doula Project, one of the three 2015 winners. You can read WDP’s first update here and other grantee…

BUKO Site Launch

2014 PCSE Seed Grant recipient Joaquin Benares ’15 brings “the internet in a box” to the Philippines with BUKO – Boundless Update Knowledge Offline. This low-cost electronic library stores files from the web for offline use, which allows teachers to access and organize high-quality educational materials for their curriculums, even when working in areas without…

2015 PCSE Seed Grant Winners Announced

Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 PCSE Seed Grant Challenge. These student-led social ventures will each receive $5,000 in unrestricted funds as well as training, advising, mentoring, incubator workspace, and other resources from the Patricelli Center. Recipients were selected from a strong pool of finalists who submitted…

2015 PCSE Seed Grant Finalists Announced (public pitches 2/27 at noon)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 PCSE Seed Grant Competition. These $5,000 awards are intended to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. The 2013 and 2014 grantees used this seed funding to launch a free CSA in Middletown,…

Grant Writing and Drop-in Sessions with the PCSE Peer Advisors TONIGHT

Between Davis Projects for Peace, PCSE seed and enrichment grants, Wesleyan Summer Experience grants, the Samuel Huntington Public Service Award, and Echoing Green Fellowships, opportunities for funding abound, and the time to apply is now. Something to keep in mind in the process is that a good grant proposal tells a story. Even your budget can tell a story.…