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OrganizationCityStateDescription
se Toolbelt    (Online)seToolbelt is an open content resource hub that helps social entrepreneurs plan, launch, manage, and grow successful social enterprises.
Launch AlaskaAnchorageAKLaunch Alaska is a business accelerator that invests in scalable startups in food, water, transportation, and energy.
SEED SPOTPhoenixAZSEED SPOT supports ecosystem builders in communities nationwide to create a robust pipeline of impact-driven entrepreneurs. Our programs surround adult and youth entrepreneurs with the access to resources, mentors, business fundamentals, capital sources, and community partners they need to succeed.
WiF AX AcceleratorTucsonAZThe Women’s Innovation Fund Accelerator is a Qualified Opportunity Fund building women-balanced and sustainable organizations within QOZ’s nationwide. We accelerate growth by using a mix of incubation, shared workspace, and business finance while requiring participants to have a C-suite made up of at least 50% women and operational plans which contain sustainability considerations.  
BlackFounders  CABlackfounders is an organization focused on Black entrepreneurs. They organize conferences, educational programs, and events in San Francisco and other cities such as New York, Atlanta, and Chicago with access to advice, mentorship, and funding.  
Cyclotron RoadBerkeleyCACyclotron Road supports leading entrepreneurial scientists as they advance technology projects with the potential for global impact. Since 2015, we have awarded more than $15 million to 41 fellows who have gone on to generate more than $80 million in funding to support their projects.  
Project EquityBerkeleyCAProject Equity helps businesses and communities discover the power of employee ownership.
Academies for Social EntrepreneurshipCalabasasCAAcademies for Social Entrepreneurship (ASE) helps develop innovative solutions to social problems by providing training and mentoring for social entrepreneurs.
Think Beyond PlasticCarmelCAAccelerating the pace of innovation for a world free of plastic pollution.
City AcceleratorFolsomCACity Accelerator initiative on Inclusive Procurement.
WET Center FresnoFresnoCAValley Ventures is dedicated to the advancement of water, energy, or technology startups focused on agricultural applications through a four-month accelerator program.
Blue GarnetLos AngelesCABlue Garnet is a social purpose strategy and management consulting firm.
Cedars-Sinai AcceleratorLos AngelesCAThe Cedars-Sinai Accelerator is transforming healthcare quality, efficiency, and care delivery by helping entrepreneurs bring their innovative technology products to market.
Cleantech OpenLos AngelesCACleantech Open is the oldest and largest cleantech startup accelerator program, with a mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve our greatest environmental and energy challenges.
Concerned CapitalLos AngelesCAConcerned Capital is dedicated to working with organizations interested in transitioning ownership to employees to maintain quality jobs.
George Swain InvestmentsLos AngelesCAGeorgeSwain Investments is a uniquely structured hybrid of both a boutique investment banking firm and a private equity company focused on the multicultural marketplace.
LACILos AngelesCALos Angeles has launched its cleantech business incubator to accelerate development of cleantech start-ups by offering flexible office space, CEO coaching and mentoring, and access to a growing network of experts and capital.
Net Zero AcceleratorLos AngelesCAWe’re leveraging the substantial power of built environment leaders in Los Angeles to speed adoption of innovation into buildings, now solutions that help get us to zero carbon, zero energy, zero water, and zero waste. 
Network for Global InnovationLos AngelesCANGIN is a global membership organization that includes incubators, technology parks, research institutes, universities, and corporations. It’s a matchmaker between customer and company, between investor and opportunity.
SVCILos AngelesCALACI is committed to taking action on climate change and creating a cleantech community that integrates women, people of color and the underserved we strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups to help us build an inclusive green economy. 
SVCI (1)Los AngelesCASVCI is a satellite office of LACI in Silicon Valley. We use a unique blend of industry and in‐house best practices that increase the success rate at which clean technology companies effectively get to market.
Upcyclers NetworkLos AngelesCAUpcyclers Network is the creation of a sustainable economy that is no longer reliant on continued natural resource extraction and supports the creation of local jobs.
Women’s Startup LabMenlo ParkCAThe Women’s Startup Lab is a year-long program that kicks off with an intensive two-week residential program in Silicon Valley.
Frontier Market ScoutsMontereyCAThe program seeks to select and train aspiring professionals who desire a career in social venture and impact investing.
Meyer Family EnterprisesNapa ValleyCAWe catalyze regeneration through investing, philanthropy, and farming.
Better VenturesOaklandCABetter Ventures backs mission-driven founders leveraging breakthrough innovations in science and technology to build a more sustainable and equitable economy in which both people and planet thrive.
CalSEED: Funding and Professional Development ProgramOaklandCAThe California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development Initiative is a $24 million grant program to help early-stage California clean energy startups bring their concepts and prototypes to market. CalSEED is administered by CalCEF Ventures on behalf of the California Energy Commission.
Climate LinkOaklandCAHelping the world to deploy $1 trillion dollars per year to fight climate change.
Common FutureOaklandCAA network of leaders (re)building an economy that includes everyone.
Cutting Edge CapitalOaklandCACutting Edge Capital is working to build an economy that works for everyone and provides opportunities for everyone to participate, thrive, and build wealth.
Free Electrons (Part of New Energy Nexus)OaklandCAFree Electrons is the global energy startup accelerator program that connects the world’s most promising startups with leading utility companies to co-create the future of energy. The program is an opportunity for later-stage energy startups to gain access to the utility customers that can help them scale and expand into new markets around the world.
Gender LenzOaklandCAGender Lenz provides diversity and inclusion expertise that supports business and foundation leaders to effectively invest in women in tech, taking them from the classroom to the boardroom.
Good Jobs AcceleratorOaklandCAGood Jobs Accelerator is a tailored, holistic business advising program from ICA Fund Good Jobs, designed for high-potential good job-creating companies looking to scale their operations.
Impact America FundOaklandCAImpact America Fund is a leading source of venture capital for entrepreneurs who are building tech-enabled businesses that create a more just and equitable future for low and moderate income people in America.
Impact Hub OaklandOaklandCAImpact Hub Oakland is a member-based coworking space and event venue for entrepreneurs creating positive impact.
La CocinaOaklandCAThe mission of La Cocina is to cultivate low-income food entrepreneurs as they formalize and grow their businesses.
NCEOOaklandCANCEO is a nonprofit supporting the employee ownership community.
NewSchools Venture FundOaklandCANewSchools Venture Fund accelerates innovation in PreK-12 ed tech market gaps.
PowerhouseOaklandCAPowerhouse is an Oakland based coworking space and seed fund that houses and invests in “intelligent energy” entrepreneurs building software-enabled solutions for the clean energy industry. Our coworking space houses over 100 intelligent energy entrepreneurs and our seed fund invests in them. Powerhouse supports entrepreneurs building a future powered by clean energy.
Powerhouse SolarOaklandCAPowerhouse connects startups, corporations, and investors to create an energy system that is decarbonized, decentralized, democratized, and digitized. Every year, Powerhouse connects hundreds of clean technology startups to industry leaders and investors.
Social Venture CircleOaklandCASocial Venture Circle connects, empowers, and finances entrepreneurs, investors, capacity builders, and policymakers in a powerful, diverse, and inclusive network. Join us and let’s work together toward a global economy that is regenerative, just, and prosperous for everyone.
The Workers LabOaklandCAOur mission is to invest in experiments and innovation that build power for working people in the 21st century.
Center for Social Innovation at Stanford UniversityPalo AltoCAOur mission is to bring social and environmental change to the world. Through research, education, and experiential learning, we strengthen the capacity of individuals and organizations to develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
Stanford SEED Transformation ProgrammePalo AltoCAThe Seed Transformation Program brings the power of innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership to established businesses and their leaders on the ground and in their communities. 
The CLUBPalo AltoCAThe CLUB is a diverse community of inspiring professionals helping women to accelerate their leadership journeys. As a San Francisco Bay Area-based community, we know, and help, each other in our individual leadership development. Collectively we grow talent through high-impact programs, networking, and support.
The Gratitude NetworkPleasantonCAA leadership development program for social entrepreneurs serving children and youth.
Food System 6 AcceleratorRedwood CityCAFood System 6 (FS6) is a nonprofit based in the San Francisco Bay Area whose mission is to support impact driven entrepreneurs as they transform how we grow, produce, and distribute food.
Imagine K12Redwood CityCAImagine K12 and Y Combinator are investing in education technology.
Ripple WorksRedwood CityCARippleworks brings the practical support entrepreneurs need to scale faster and improve more lives. Through short-term, high-impact projects, social ventures partner with an experienced startup executive to tackle top operational challenges.
Rubicon ProgramsRichmondCAWe provide pathways for our participants to develop the economic mobility they need to move out of poverty. No one service can address the many challenges people living in poverty face we believe that success comes from participation and achievement in four areas: assets, income, wellness, and connections. 
Cleantech San DiegoSan DiegoCACleantech San Diego is a member-based trade organization that positions the greater San Diego region, including Imperial County, as a global leader in the cleantech economy.
Global Social Innovation ChallengeSan DiegoCAThe Fowler GSIC is a social venture pitch competition that recognizes, resources, and rewards student-led social ventures focused on sustainable change.
Mission Edge Social Entrepreneurs and Nonprofit OrganizationsSan DiegoCAMission Edge invests in social interest organizations by providing operational services and fiscal sponsorship, a social enterprise planning and acceleration lab, and skills-based volunteers that free your organization to do more good.
StartR InclusionSan DiegoCAThe mission of StartR Inclusion (formerly mystartupXX) is to nurture the next generation of female founders and technology companies through mentorship, education, and funding.
AcumenSan FranciscoCADeveloping leaders who challenge the status quo and inspire their communities to build a better future.
Aging 2.0 AcademySan FranciscoCAAging2.0 Academy’s program is for top startups in aging and long-term care.
Born BSan FranciscoCAThe B Team is a not-for-profit initiative formed by a global group of business leaders to catalyze a better way of doing business for the wellbeing of people and the planet.
Buckminster Fuller InstituteSan FranciscoCABuilding on the profoundly relevant legacy of 20th-century inventor, architect and global systems visionary, R. Buckminster Fuller, the Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) is dedicated to catalyzing transformative solutions to complex global problems through design thinking education.
Caerus CapitalSan FranciscoCAWe believe innovation in emerging technology and the scientific ecosystems and commodities that underpin it are steering the way of the prosperous future that we all envision.
California Clean Energy FundSan FranciscoCAThe California Clean Energy Fund supports the ecosystem of entrepreneurs and investors making our clean energy transition a reality.
CalSo – Impact2 AwardSan FranciscoCAINCO US partners with ELLE US to highlight women leaders across the nation pursuing innovative solutions to the biggest social and environmental challenges of our times.
Change CatalystSan FranciscoCAChange Catalyst builds inclusive tech ecosystems through strategic advising, startup programs and resources, and a series of events around the globe.
Conscious Capitalism Bay AreaSan FranciscoCAWe exist to elevate humanity and support leaders, like you, in creating impacts that are both positive and profitable. Our goal is to serve our community in cultivating and sustaining conscious business. This goal is embedded in everything we do creating community, holding events, providing education, and sharing inspiration. 
D-PrizeSan FranciscoCAD-Prize expands access to poverty-alleviation interventions in the developing world.
EllevateSan FranciscoCAEllevate Network is a community of professional women committed to helping each other succeed.
Fast ForwardSan FranciscoCAFast Forward mobilizes the funding, resources, and support tech nonprofits need to create positive change at scale, so you can stay focused on your mission.
Female Founder SchoolSan FranciscoCAWe’ve created a roadmap for early-stage female founders to learn faster, avoid missteps, and stay accountable,underpinned by a strong community and hands-on mentorship. We emphasize peer support, forgo traditional models of applications and exclusivity, and focus on the issues that matter to female founders most.
Global Fund for WomenSan FranciscoCAWe are a global champion for the human rights of women and girls. We use our powerful networks to find, fund, and amplify the courageous work of women who are building social movements and challenging the status quo. By shining a spotlight on critical issues, we rally communities of advocates who take action and invest money to empower women.
HAX HealthSan FranciscoCAGoing beyond tracking, moving toward preventing and healing with technology-enabled healthcare.
IDEOSan FranciscoCAWe design products and services alongside organizations that are committed to creating a more just and inclusive world.
I-DevSan FranciscoCAI-DEV has worked in 45 countries with more than 300 investors, companies, iNGOs, and DFIs to build leading high-impact businesses and a stronger private sector in emerging markets.
Imagine H20 Prize Competition and AcceleratorSan FranciscoCAEmpowering people to develop and deploy innovations to solve water challenges globally.
Impact Hub San FranciscoSan FranciscoCAImpact Hub is a local community space that supports change agents working on issues from low-income student success to inclusive technology, sustainable apparel to youth art. We’re grounded in the values of equity, respect, collaboration, and positive impact.
Just BusinessSan FranciscoCAWe invest in and incubate profitable and forward-thinking ventures dedicated to making a positive impact on the world. We believe that market-rate returns, when coupled with supply chain dignity, environmental responsibility, job creation, and enfranchisement of marginalized communities, should be just the way business is done.
MotherCodersSan FranciscoCAMotherCoders is a tech orientation program designed for moms. This part-time program with on-site childcare provides mothers with the opportunity to learn basic web development.
Mulago Foundation Ranier Arnhold FellowsSan FranciscoCAMulago finds and funds high-performance organizations that tackle the basic needs of the very poor.
New Energy NexusSan FranciscoCAWe support diverse entrepreneurs to drive innovation and build equity into the global clean energy economy.
Nex CubedSan FranciscoCANex Cubed is an investor that creates and accelerates frontier tech companies.
REDFSan FranciscoCAREDF is a venture philanthropy that invests exclusively in social enterprises that employ and empower people overcoming barriers to work.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship CenterSan FranciscoCARenaissance’s Women’s Business Center, a partnership with the USA Small Business Administration (SBA), provides business training, access to capital and markets, and support strategies that are essential to the successful growth of emerging and established women entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Rock HealthSan FranciscoCAThe first venture fund dedicated to digital health.
RSF Social FinanceSan FranciscoCARSF takes a holistic approach to financing social entrepreneurs. We provide both the capital and connections you need to reach your goals.
StartOut Growth LabSan FranciscoCAStartOut Growth Lab is a startup accelerator that offers top-quality office space, mentoring, education, and networking opportunities for young companies that happen to be founded or cofounded by LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.
The James Irvine FoundationSan FranciscoCAOur vision is a California where all low-income workers have the power to advance economically.
TummlSan FranciscoCATumml, an urban ventures accelerator, wants to empower entrepreneurs to solve urban problems. Eighty-two percent of Tumml startups have a woman or person of color in the founding team, and a third of our applicant pool is international.
UncompromiseSan FranciscoCAHelping individuals,organizations, and communities do “good, better.”
Women Catalysts San FranciscoSan FranciscoCAWomen Catalysts offers “powerful storytelling, lasting community, and the best resources.” In addition to a calendar packed with networking events ranging from fireside chats to workshops the organization recently launched a membership program starting at $40 per month, which includes discounts, office hours with Women Catalysts co-founders, and other benefits.
Women of the 415San FranciscoCAWomen of the 415 hosts a combination of small circles programs and events on a monthly basis.
Manos AcceleratorSan JoseCAManos Accelerator fosters a new generation of Latino entrepreneurs by providing access to early-stage capital, mentorship support, and resources that will enable them to build and grow their startup companies.
Prospect Silicon ValleySan JoseCAProspect Silicon Valley is advancing the field of urban tech by developing a network to solve the significant challenges and pressures our cities face; helping the public sector, startups, and corporations build and prove new solutions for the essential foundation of our cities transportation and mobility, energy, and buildings. 
NESsTSan LeandroCANESsT invests in social enterprises that generate dignified jobs for people most in need. We use an engaged approach providing tailored financing and one-on-one business development support to social entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
Omidyar NetworkSan MateoCAWe seek to create a more equitable economy, promote responsible technology that improves lives, expand human capability, and discover the emergent issues that will shape our future​.
Global Social Benefit InstituteSanta ClaraCAGlobal Social Benefit Institute delivers world-class accelerator programs that connect global social enterprise leaders with Silicon Valley business executives to develop more sustainable, scalable market-based solutions to the problems of those living in poverty around the world.
SU VenturesSanta ClaraCASupporting startups that serve humanity.
The Mason Center for Social EntrepreneurshipSanta ClaraCAThe Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship prepares students and the Mason community to build organizations that solve pressing social and environmental problems.
Opportunity CollaborationSanta CruzCAThe Opportunity Collaboration is a global network of leaders dedicated to building sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice. We annually convene a four-day collaborative summit that is uniquely designed to help you forge alliances and advance your organization’s social impact initiatives.
EquitaStanfordCAEquita is an end-to-end platform for women tech entrepreneurs. The nonprofit offers an educational program, access to mentors and investors, a collaborative space, and seed capital investments (for qualified accelerator graduates).
Plug and PlaySunnyvaleCAOur startup incubator helps concept and early-stage startups build their business through investment, business development, and mentorship.
Global Greengrants FundBoulderCOWhen local people have a say in the health of their food, water, and resources, they are forces for change.
MergelaneBoulderCOWe only invest in companies with at least one woman in leadership.
UnchartedBoulderCOUncharted is a social impact accelerator that builds coordinated movements of people to tackle problems from all angles.
Unreasonable ImpactBoulderCOUnreasonable Impact is an effort to scale entrepreneurs, each solving pressing societal challenges and positioned to create at least 500+ jobs in five years.
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado – Best for ColoradoDenverCOThe Alliance Center is a multifaceted nonprofit with an event and collaborative working space, located in the heart of Denver.
Denver Foundation’s Impact Investing FundDenverCOThe Denver Foundation’s Impact Investing Fund helps the Foundation leverage its responsive and directed community grants with impact investments.
Rocky Mountain Institute – Carbon War RoomDenverCOCarbon War Room’s goal: to accelerate the adoption of business solutions to advance the low-carbon economy.
Rocky Mountain MicroFinance InstituteDenverCOThe Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) is a community creating economic and social mobility through entrepreneurship. We help curious people transform into serious entrepreneurs through personal, business, and financial investments.
InnosphereFort CollinsCOInnosphere is a high-tech incubator supporting entrepreneurs building high-growth companies in the industries of health innovation, life sciences, software and hardware, and energy and advanced materials.
Camp LabsGoldenCOCamp Labs’ mission is to make life-changing impacts on communities by helping aspiring founders build new youth-focused businesses. Camp Labs is a non-profit with the goal of one million kids in new camps.
Innovation IncubatorGoldenCOThe Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) is the proven model for assisting clean technology and agriculture companies to accelerate their paths to market. These startup companies create products with tremendous potential to positively impact energy use and the environment but need technology validation to attract the investment community.
Criterion InstituteHaddamCTCriterion is a nonprofit think tank that works with social change-makers to demystify finance and broaden their perspective on how to engage with and shift financial systems.
Accountability Lab Civic AcceleratorWashingtonDCThe Accountability Lab makes governance work for people everywhere by supporting active citizens, responsible leaders, and accountable institutions.
ACDI/VOCAWashingtonDCTo achieve better lives for people and communities by increasing economic prosperity and social inclusion.
ANDEWashingtonDCWe are dedicated to growing and nurturing the startup ecosystem in San Diego through offering affordable coworking and private office solutions in a collaborative environment, mentorship and incubation of qualified companies, and providing a space for technology or startup-focused Meetups and events.
Arabella AdvisorsWashingtonDCWe help you improve the world through philanthropy and impact investing.
Aspen Institute Business & Society MBA Case CompetitionWashingtonDCThe Aspen Institute’s 2019 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition.
Aspen Institute First Movers FellowshipWashingtonDCThe Aspen Institute First Movers Fellowship Program is the leading global network and professional development program for corporate social intrapreneurs.
Atlas CorpsWashingtonDCAtlas Service Corps is an international network of social sector leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st-century challenges.
Beeck Center for Social Impact and InnovationWashingtonDCWe are a training ground for students and an incubator for scalable, leading-edge ideas in service of the common good.
Building HopeWashingtonDCSupporting the growth of high-quality public charter schools. Incubator space for charter schools.
C5 PeaceTech AcceleratorWashingtonDCThe PeaceTech Accelerator is the first major international peacetech program powered by cloud innovation and dedicated to scaling startups around the world.
CEED WashingtonWashingtonDCCEED’s accelerator programs were developed to reflect a company’s stage of growth, focusing on the knowledge and skills required to manage a growing company.
Community Development Financial Institutions FundWashingtonDCThe Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) plays an important role in generating economic growth and opportunity in some of our nation’s most distressed communities.
Cooperative Development FoundationWashingtonDCCDF makes grants, loans, and investments that support cooperative development, strengthen Main Street cooperative businesses, create good, sustainable jobs, and enhance the lives of people and communities.
CPA Co-OpWashingtonDCCAP Co-Op provides its members with management consulting and community organizing, resulting in market insights and meaningful savings.
DC Social Innovation FundWashingtonDCWe identify, invest in, and provide targeted resources for new, socially innovative programs with new ideas that tackle pressing social issues in Washington, DC.
Dreaming Out LoudWashingtonDCDREAM (Dreaming Out Loud’s Ready for Entrepreneurship Accelerator Modules) is a four-month accelerator program for startup food business entrepreneurs residing in DC.
Elevate | Smart Grants for Powerful Social ChangeWashingtonDCWe build smart, sustainable grant programs that help nonprofits succeed.
Enterprise Community Loan FundWashingtonDCOne of the largest nonprofit loan funds in the country, Enterprise Community Loan Fund has invested more than $1.7 billion across the country since 1990. Working with mission-focused partners, we align our investments alongside Enterprise’s other financing capabilities and local expertise.
Feed the FutureWashingtonDCPartnering for Innovation helps businesses access a hard-to-reach agribusiness market that has more than 500 million potential customers while giving smallholder farmers access to agricultural products and services that boost their income and food production.
FHI 360WashingtonDCFHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States and around the world.
Grassroots Business FundWashingtonDCOur mission is to grow viable, sustainable, and inclusive businesses that generate earnings or cost savings for people in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Green AmericaWashingtonDCOur mission is to harness economic power the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
GriffinWorxWashingtonDCGriffinWorx is an inclusive economic and gender empowerment nonprofit organization that helps our partners achieve meaningful and enduring impact around the world.
Groundwork AcceleratorWashingtonDCWe back great teams led by underrepresented founders.
Halcyon IncubatorWashingtonDCEquipping early-stage social entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures and change the world.
Her CornerWashingtonDCThe Accelerator is a six-month in-person business growth program designed by women business owners for women business owners, where you’ll meet for a full day each month to discuss your business goals in collaboration with like-minded women executives.
KichocheoWashingtonDCKichocheo can save you time and help you recruit the best team members for your next destination.
LearnServe Incubator/Venture Mentor programWashingtonDCLearnServe International equips high school students from diverse backgrounds with the entrepreneurial vision, tenacity, confidence, and leadership skills needed to tackle social challenges at home and abroad.
Mentor Capital NetworkWashingtonDCThe MCN connects social entrepreneurs around the globe with peers and mentors who are addressing the same challenges but not competing for the same customers.
ProInspire Fellowship & Impact AcceleratorWashingtonDCWe design and deliver programs and resources to help social sector leaders build competencies, confidence, and connections to accelerate equity and leadership.
Social Impact 360WashingtonDCWe instill a socially conscious mindset in college students through entrepreneurship training that produces values-oriented leaders ready to address the world’s most pressing issues.
Springboard EnterprisesWashingtonDCSpringboard was the first to identify the opportunity presented by high-potential women entrepreneurs, and we have been the best at producing results ever since.
TechnoServeWashingtonDCWe help enterprising people in the developing world use the power of business to earn more money, improve their communities, and leave poverty behind.
The Aspen InstituteWashingtonDCThe Aspen Institute drives change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the greatest challenges of our time.
USADF WashingtonWashingtonDCThe United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent USA Government agency established by Congress to support African-owned enterprises that improve lives in poor and vulnerable communities in Africa.
Village CapitalWashingtonDCVillage Capital is focused on supporting entrepreneurs who are building solutions in three core thematic areas Sustainability, Financial Health, and the Future of Work. 
Vital Voices Global Partnership WashingtonWashingtonDCInvest in women who improve the world.
EcoTech VisionsMiamiFLEcoTech Visions is Miami’s first green incubator and makerspace. We assist entrepreneurs in creating, planning, and launching innovative and “green” manufacturing businesses in South Florida. More than just some business workshops, we offer high-quality business resources, maker space, office space, and event space to support the development of products made with recycled materials.
MinorityFranchise.orgMiamiFLMinority Franchise has developed a simple, no-risk initial application process to review your business and see if you’re qualified for the Minority Franchise program. After submitting your simple non-binding application, one of our development specialists will reach out to you for a free consultation.
NewMEMiamiFLNewME is an entrepreneurship education program, serving early-stage business founders and their teams through mentorship, specialized curriculums, and for those companies chosen capital investment. As the first underrepresented founder-focused program in the United States, NewME has led founders to more than $47 million in funding.
The Venture CityMiamiFLA new venture and acceleration model that helps diverse founders achieve global impact.
RuckSackHack AcceleratorTampaFLRuckSackHack digs deep in your ruck to help military veterans and personnel transition with strength. With a wide network and encompassing services, we do our best to leverage resources and connections from within the community for the betterment of our nation’s service personnel.
RallyWinter ParkFLRally’s social enterprise accelerator’s mission is to help entrepreneurs transform their ideas and existing work into sustainable ventures that create positive social change. A few times a year, we invite promising early-stage social ventures and entrepreneurs to join our four-month social enterprise-focused accelerator as Rally Fellows.
Acumen Civic AcceleratorAtlantaGAThe Acumen Civic Accelerator: Future of Work, presented by the PwC Charitable Foundation a 10-week entrepreneur boot camp will help accelerate 10-15 innovative, scalable ventures that increase workforce access, readiness and success.
Digital UndividedAtlantaGADigital Undivided’s mission is to foster economic growth and empowerment by helping women own their work using innovation.
IDEX AcceleratorAtlantaGAIdex Accelerator is a professional fellowship program for aspiring social enterprise practitioners.
StartMEAtlantaGAStart:ME is a free intensive 14-session business training program for promising small businesses that provides entrepreneurs the tools and connections necessary to build and grow successful businesses.
Do Good XDecaturGAAn accelerator designed for early-stage social entrepreneurs who are passionate about developing businesses that do good in the world.
Elemental ExceleratorHonoluluHIElemental Excelerator is a nonprofit created in collaboration with Emerson Collective, an investment and philanthropic platform. Elemental Excelerator works collaboratively with Emerson Collective’s Elemental practice, which focuses on strengthening the relationship between humanity and nature through scalable, equitable, and innovative solutions.
Hawaii Investment ReadyHonoluluHIOur program strengthens both for- and not-for-profit enterprises with scalable solutions to regional and global challenges. We focus on companies integrating a Hawaiʻi worldview with impact themes like education, family, community, culture and language, and resource conservation into their core business.
Impact Hub HonoluluHonoluluHIImpact Hub Honolulu is a coworking, event, office, and community space designed to facilitate sustainable impact in Hawaii and abroad through collaboration and empowering communities.
Back Office CooperativeChicagoILBack Office Cooperative (BOC) serves over 75 nonprofits. Member organizations’ budgets range from $1 million to over $100 million, so BOC offers specified plans based on organizations’ needs and purchasing levels.
Chicago Public Education FundChicagoILThe Fund believes that solutions to the challenges in public schools exist. We devote time, leverage data, and invest in programs and initiatives that enable Chicago to attract, support, and keep strong principals.
Clean Energy TrustChicagoILClean Energy Trust partners with innovators to bring scientific and technological advancements to market that change how the world generates, consumes, and reuses energy and natural resources.
Coalition EnergyChicagoILCoalition Energy is a coworking hub of professionals in energy. The community includes companies working in cleantech, smart grid technology, energy consulting, and more. With regular events in the space and a calendar full of energy-related events in the greater Chicago area, Coalition Energy’s members are connected to the center of the energy movement in the Midwest.
Smart Grid ClusterChicagoILThe Smart Grid Cluster supports economic growth for companies building the future of energy and the grid. We offer a combination of business, technical, and financing support services that leverage the Illinois region’s robust corporate and research assets, and drive the continued economic growth of the energy innovation ecosystem.
The Impact EngineChicagoILWe invest in companies that optimize both financial and social returns.
West Side ForwardChicagoILThe Business Start-Up Training program is designed to provide expert guidance, training, and support to minimize risk and maximize business launch success. It does this while providing access to an exclusive microloan fund post-completion for individuals who live in and start their businesses in designated communities primarily on the West Side of Chicago.
BioCrossroads New Venture CompetitionIndianapolisINBioCrossroads advances Indiana’s signature strengths in the life sciences by connecting with corporate, academic, and philanthropic partners, facilitating investments in promising startups, building new enterprises, and educating through conferences, reports, and market development knowledge.
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development Social Enterprise Support InitiativeBereaKYMACED has worked for 40 years to support a new economy in Appalachia.
Accelerating AppalachiaLexingtonKYSupporting Nature-Based Business for Good is supported in part by a $100K federal Rural Jobs Accelerator grant award from the Appalachian Regional Commission.
XLerateHealthLouisvilleKYXLerateHealth is enterprise-focused and helps early-stage healthcare companies build out their commercialization strategy, which includes their intersection with payers, providers (hospitals, ACOs, nursing homes, home health and group practices), and customers (employers and/or consumers).
Good Work NetworkNew OrleansLAGood Work Network offers a variety of services, including programming on business development for artists, an accelerator focused on food and art, a market access program for micro-enterprises to attain contracts with larger businesses, and support, training, and consulting through the Southeast Louisiana Women’s Business Center.
Level Up!New OrleansLALevel Up! is an in-depth program that prepares high-potential, minority-owned businesses for accelerated growth and expansion. They operate in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA.
PropellerNew OrleansLAOur program enables entrepreneurs to build ventures that are grounded in financial viability, social impact, racial equity, and a demonstrated commitment to the prosperity of our city and region.
Francis Fund for Southeastern CTAmherstMAThe Francis Fund supports and promotes a generative, just, regional economy in southeastern Connecticut.
amplified impactBostonMAamplified impact is a strategic advisory and research firm that helps inform, strengthen, and accelerate the impact of mission-driven entrepreneurs, executives, and organizations.
Domini Social InvestmentsBostonMADomini Funds shareholders use their investment dollars to make a difference, creating a positive impact for people and the planet.
Fraunhofer USABostonMAThe Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE accelerates the adoption of sustainable energy technologies through scientific research and engineering innovation.
Impact Hub BostonBostonMAWe are creating coworking spaces that inspire, connect and empower people to realize enterprising ideas for sustainable impact.
Initiative for a Competitive Inner CityBostonMAOur mission at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City is to drive economic prosperity in America’s inner cities through private sector investment to create jobs, income, and wealth for local residents.
LearnLaunch AcceleratorBostonMALearnLaunch Accelerator provides the most promising education technology startups worldwide with all the tools necessary to grow a successful edtech startup.
MassCECBostonMAThe Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is a state economic development agency dedicated to accelerating the growth of the clean energy sector across the Commonwealth to spur job creation, deliver statewide environmental benefits and to secure long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.
MassChallengeBostonMAMassChallenge partners with international leaders to build stronger innovation ecosystems.
MIT IDEAS CompetitionBostonMAThe IDEAS Competition encourages teams to develop and implement projects that make a positive change in the world.
Proximity AcceleratorBostonMAThe Proximity Accelerator was launched in 2016 to address the severe lack of diversity in leadership in the nonprofit sector. In today’s workforce, people of color (African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans) make up less than one-fifth of executive director positions in the sector, and reports indicate that this number has not changed over the last 10 years, even as the populations have grown.
Social Innovation AcceleratorBostonMAThe Social Innovator Accelerator has a 16-year track record of effectively engaging high-performing nonprofit organizations to help them gain visibility, expand their networks, and connect with philanthropic and in kind resources.
Start.coopBostonMAStart.coop provides strategic tools, knowledge, and investment that empowers entrepreneurs in building transformative, scaleable, cooperatively owned businesses.
The Millennium Campus NetworkBostonMAThe Millennium Campus Network is a Boston-based, global nonprofit training the next generation of social impact leaders. Through an innovative year-long experience, the MCN is training a new generation of leaders on university campuses across the globe.
Hult PrizeCambridgeMAThe Hult Prize is one of the world’s most acclaimed entrepreneurship programs operating on more than 1500 university campuses in 121 countries and has become a benchmark startup challenge for social entrepreneurship.
CommonWealth KitchenDorchesterMACommonWealth Kitchen is a collaborative community, providing shared kitchens combined with business assistance to help aspiring entrepreneurs build great food companies, create jobs, improve healthy food access, and strengthen our regional food economy.
VentureWellHadleyMAWe work directly with a variety of early-stage innovators to help them bring their ideas to market through workshops and training, coaching and mentoring, funding, and awards.
BFA SomervilleSomervilleMACatalyst Fund accelerates promising startups and spurs innovation in financial inclusion in emerging markets.
Greentown LabsSomervilleMAGreentown Labs believes in the impact that innovative clean technologies will have on the world, and we know the relentless human energy of a few scientists, engineers, and businesspeople can make a big difference.
BetamoreBaltimoreMDCoworking, education, and community resources for the doers in Baltimore.
Conscious Venture LabsBaltimoreMDThe CVLab Accelerator program is an intensive four-month study in Consciousness, Customers, and Capital. That is, building a foundation of purpose for your business, and helping you to develop no-nonsense customer acquisition capabilities. We will then align you with like-minded sources of capital.
Future BaltimoreBaltimoreMDFuture Baltimore is a flagship partnership for West Baltimore and the result of the innovative and equity-focused collaboration between Bon Secours Community Works, Kaiser Permanente, and the Latino Economic Development Center. We have joined forces to help improve the socioeconomic conditions in the area by launching a business incubator.
Greater Baltimore Urban LeagueBaltimoreMDThe organization was created to support the objectives of the Greater Baltimore Urban League as it endeavors to improve the quality of life for African-Americans and other minorities in Baltimore City and its surrounding counties.
iFundWomen – MarylandBaltimoreMDiFundWomen is a crowdfunding ecosystem for women-led startups and small businesses. Our mission is simple: to drive cash funding into the hands of early-stage female entrepreneurs so they can start and grow their businesses.
Impact Hub BaltimoreBaltimoreMDWe support and connect a community of Baltimore changemakers by providing an inspiring workspace and innovative programming to scale and sustain their social impact. Together, we are building an innovative local economy that advances equity and opportunity.
Innovation WorksBaltimoreMDInnovation Works is an innovative, collaborative resource network that connects neighborhoods, entrepreneurs, social innovation assets, and investors to build sustainable neighborhood economies in Baltimore.
Mt. Sinai BioIncubatorBaltimoreMDLifeBridge Health BioIncubator is Maryland’s only hospital-based BioIncubator. Our mission as a business incubator is to improve human health by bringing together emerging businesses, innovative technologies, and leading physicians.
Social Innovation Lab at Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreMDThe Social Innovation Lab (SIL) at Johns Hopkins University supports innovative nonprofits, mission-driven companies, and disruptive technologies that aim to create change and opportunity in Baltimore and beyond.
Staffing CooperativeBaltimoreMDStaffing Cooperative is creating a network of worker-owned staffing firms.
Be Green HubBethesdaMDBethesda Green accelerates the sustainable economy locally with a focus on innovation through the Be Green Hub, on impact through the Be Impact Initiative, and through our community engagement.
Calvert Social Investment FundBethesdaMDWe’re a responsible investing leader that individuals, advisors, and institutions rely on for competitive returns and measurable impact.
DAI AcceleratorBethesdaMDDAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action and action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.
Impact AssetsBethesdaMDWe create game-changing financial products that open up the world of impact investing. New and experienced investors alike can access entrepreneurs, fund managers, and nonprofits best positioned to deliver on a wide range of opportunities with financial, social, and environmental impact.
Total Impact CapitalBethesdaMDTOTAL Impact Capital develops unique investments for investors who are searching for superior returns and a chance to positively affect the future of our world.
Center for Social Value Creation at the University of MarylandCollege ParkMDThe Center for Social Value Creation embodies a passionate mission: educate, engage, and empower Smith students to create a better world through business.
University of Maryland College ParkCollege ParkMDThe Do Good Accelerator offers a number of training, development, and networking opportunities to enable promising nonprofits, projects, and socially-minded businesses the chance to grow their reach and impact.
Global Good FundColumbiaMDThe Global Good Fund Fellowship is a 12-month program supporting the leadership development of social enterprise leaders across the globe.
Solar SisterGreat FallsMDSolar Sister eradicates energy poverty by empowering women with economic opportunity. We are creating a deliberately woman-centered direct sales network to bring the breakthrough potential of clean energy technology to even the most remote communities in rural Africa.
BioHealth InnovationRockvilleMDBioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) is a public-private nonprofit organization focused on accelerating biohealth (therapeutic,diagnostic, medtech, and health IT) commercialization in the BioHealth Capital Region (Maryland, DC and Virginia).
Towson University IncubatorTowsonMDWe promote venture creation and small business growth to stimulate economic development and to further the respective missions of Towson University and Baltimore County.
Green Century FundsPortlandMEGreen Century has been helping people save for their futures without compromising their values or the planet for over 25 years.
Next EnergyDetroitMINextEnergy is an innovation center accelerating advanced energy, mobility, and built environment technologies to enable smarter and more sustainable cities. Since its inception, NextEnergy has worked with more than 400 companies, universities, federal agencies, and philanthropic organizations to drive more than $1.5 billion in advanced energy and mobility technology investments.
NextEnergyDetroitMIWe work with innovators to accelerate smarter, cleaner, more accessible solutions for communities and cities.
Innovation IncubatorFlintMIThis is the only incubator in Flint focused on (but not limited to) social entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative economy-based ventures.
Ecotone Analytics  MNEcotone’s mission is to help clients scale their social and environmental impact by communicating impact value to stakeholders and investors.
Community Reinvestment Fund, USAMinneapolisMNCommunity Reinvestment Fund, USA works to address social and economic inequity through new financial solutions that help empower people, build sustainable communities, and inspire systemic change.
Finnovation LabMinneapolisMNThe FINNOVATION Fellowship is a nine-month program that supports early-stage impact entrepreneurs who have bold ideas for sustainable, systems-level change.
Girls for a ChangeMinneapolisMNTechnovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.
Impact Hub MinneapolisMinneapolisMNImpact Hub MSP is the local Impact Hub network of entrepreneurs and innovators in the Twin Cities. We offer shared workspaces, community-led workshops, and peer-to-peer learning to help you create tangible solutions that drive social change.
Lunar StartupsSt. PaulMNLunar Startups is a new model for startup incubation specializing in growth, connection, and innovation for women, people of color, and other high potential entrepreneurs.
Social Impact Strategies GroupSt. PaulMNWe elevate and leverage capital, networks, and resources to power equitable and sustainable investing in underestimated entrepreneurs people of color, immigrants, Native Americans, LGBTQ+, rural (white and non-white) to create healthy and sustainable communities.
Ameren AcceleratorSaint LouisMOThe Ameren Accelerator is an innovative partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate, and Capital Innovators designed to invest, mentor, and accelerate the growth of next-generation energy technologies.
The Great GameSpringfieldMOHelping companies transition to open-book management.
The Mission Center L3C Washington University in St. LouisSt. LouisMOThe Mission Center L3C has been incubating and accelerating high-impact social enterprises since first launching in 2010. Starting with its Founder, Chris Miller’s own venture, TMCL3C incubated and scaled a comprehensive management services organization for nonprofits.
The Yield LabSt. LouisMOAt the Yield Lab, we are focused on cultivating AgTech solutions for a more sustainable future.
Center for Sustainable EnterpriseChapel HillNCThe Center assembles and shares thought leadership in research, education, and best practice. Our goal is to empower business leaders in their quest for shareholder value while exercising environmental stewardship and promoting economic development and growth.
City Startup LabsCharlotteNCCity Startup Labs conducts a Center of Excellence, where African American millennials and Returning Citizens (the formerly incarcerated) learn how to research, plan, launch and operate startup enterprises. While they learn about what it takes to start a successful venture, they also learn a lot about themselves along the way.
CLT Joules AcceleratorCharlotteNCCLT Joules Accelerator is a Charlotte-based, not-for-profit incubator providing entrepreneurs with key connections and tools to develop successful clean energy companies.
Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke UniversityDurhamNCThe Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) is a research and education center at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business that promotes the entrepreneurial pursuit of social impact through the thoughtful adaptation of business expertise.
CltjoulesDurhamNCConnecting Cleantech Startups to commercialization opportunities.
Duke University SocialDurhamNCThe Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) is a USAID-funded accelerator program to build the capacity of innovative global health enterprises to increase their effectiveness, sustainability, and scale of impact.
StartingBlocRaleighNCStartingBloc supports a global community of leaders who are shifting the paradigm of work and leadership to create a more just, sustainable, and thriving planet.
New England Pediatric Device ConsortiumLebanonNHThe New England Pediatric Device Consortium (NEPDC) is a nonprofit foundation supported by the FDA’s Office of Orphan Products Development (OOPD) to promote commercialization of safe and effective technologies for pediatric clinical care.
Rising Tide CapitalJersey CityNJRising Tide provides training and technical assistance for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs who are traditionally not served by higher education for reasons that include access, ability to pay, and general progression through the educational system.
UpSpringSanta FeNMUpSpring supports entrepreneurs of startups and emerging enterprises and their investors. We consult with for-profit businesses,nonprofits, foundations, and governments. We go deep in New Mexico, on nationwide efforts in the USA, with Native American Communities, and around the world.
Social Venturers   NYWe are a global community of social impact professionals who pursue excellence, purpose, and well-being in our lives and careers.
Bronx Cooperative Development InitiativeBronxNYBuilding a democratic, equitable, and sustainable economy in the Bronx.
Blue Ridge FoundationBrooklynNYBuild high-impact products for low-income Americans. Provides a full-time stipend, health insurance reimbursement, and research budget.
Blue Ridge Labs @ Robinhood FoundationBrooklynNYAre you building a mission-driven startup that could improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers? The Catalyst program at Blue Ridge Labs is designed to help founders turn a proven concept into a scalable technology platform.
PowerBridgeNYBrooklynNYPowerBridgeNY commercializes university-based technology into scalable, cleantech solutions that will power the future.
GCSEN FoundationKingstonNYOur mission is to accelerate social entrepreneurship in higher education and for adult learners through life-changing learning experiences via innovative programs and learning technologies.
Beyond Capital FundNew YorkNYBeyond Capital is an impact investment fund that invests in seed-stage, for-profit social enterprises serving impoverished communities throughout India and East Africa.
Blueprint HealthNew YorkNYBlueprint Health is a community of healthcare entrepreneurs helping to build the next generation of healthcare IT companies.
Centre for Social Innovation – New York CityNew YorkNYMembers of the Centre for Social Innovation work across sectors to create a better world. We accelerate their success and amplify their impact through the power of coworking, community, and collaboration.
Circular Business AcceleratorNew YorkNYClosed Loop Partners invests in the circular economy.
Civic Hall LabsNew YorkNYCivic Hall is the nation’s leading center for learning and collaboration focused on advancing civic tech and problem-solving for the public good.
Clean Energy Business Incubator ProgramNew YorkNYThe Clean Energy Business Incubator Program provides assistance and resources for developers of disruptive renewable and clean energy technologies.
Creative CapitalNew YorkNYWe support innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, gatherings, and career development services.
Echoing GreenNew YorkNYWe discover emerging social entrepreneurs and invest deeply in the growth of their ideas and leadership. Over 30 years, we’ve built a broad, dynamic ecosystem to support these leaders as they solve the world’s biggest problems.
Endeavor GlobalNew YorkNYEndeavor makes its impact by providing and fostering financial, human, social, intellectual, and cultural capital.
FoodFutureCo AcceleratorNew YorkNYFoodFutureCo is a scale-up accelerator for established yet small organizations (on track to grossing more than $1 million annually) that are providing unique products and solutions across our food system. Our focus areas include: consumer products, local food, plant-based food, sustainable seafood, agtech, foodtech, and food waste.
Food-XNew YorkNYFood-X is the first international business accelerator program focused on launching food-related ventures.
Global Development IncubatorNew YorkNYWe build startups and partnerships focused on social impact.
Hub NYC ACRENew YorkNYRapidly scale and transform your startup into a vehicle for solving the world’s greatest challenge climate change. 
Michelson SeedEdNew YorkNYWe are the world’s first accelerator dedicated to supporting innovations in both higher education as well as career training.
NatureVest AcceleratorNew YorkNYNatureVest is the conservation investing unit of The Nature Conservancy.
NEXUS NYNew YorkNYNEXUS-NY is a clean energy seed accelerator. Each year we provide financial, business, and educational support to around 10 entrepreneurial teams that are selected through a competitive application process. Program participants are eligible to receive approximately $50,000 of equity-free direct financial support.
Praxis Business AcceleratorNew YorkNYWe believe that Christian entrepreneurs who are spiritually serious, culturally astute, and in the community have a unique ability to build a better society and demonstrate the beauty and goodness of the gospel across all of life.
S CAPNew YorkNYS CAP is an impact investor focused on the exciting food and beverage and cleantech sectors. We have a better venture investment model that offers higher returns than traditional VC.
Tamer Center for Social EnterpriseNew YorkNYThe Tamer Center for Social Enterprise educates leaders to use business knowledge, entrepreneurial skills, and management tools to address social and environmental challenges.
The Resolution ProjectNew YorkNYResolution is dedicated to fostering youth leadership development around the world through collaborative social entrepreneurship.
Turning TablesNew YorkNYTurning Tables works to empower socially, politically, and economically marginalized youth in developing countries by providing them with the means to express their grievances hopes, and dreams in music and film.
Urban Future LabNew YorkNYThe Urban Future Lab is New York City’s hub for smart cities, clean energy, and smart grid technology. Our programs include ACRE, a business incubation program for pre-seed to series A startups, PowerBridgeNY, a proof of concept center commercializing research from local universities, and Clean Start, an advanced diploma from NYU for people seeking a transition into the cleantech sector.
Hillman AcceleratorCincinnatiOHHillman is dedicated to operating an inclusive entrepreneurship education program. We serve underrepresented tech-driven startups through mentorship, specialized curriculum, partnerships, and capital investments, providing them the resources and guidance they need to scale.
MORTARCincinnatiOHMORTAR aims to create diverse communities by enabling historically marginalized entrepreneurs to access the resources needed to start and run successful businesses.
Evergreen Business ServicesClevelandOHEvergreen Business Services is a standalone, for-profit company established within the Evergreen Cooperative Corporation, focused on driving and developing new business opportunities consistent with Evergreen’s mission.
Ohio Employee Ownership CenterKentOHOhio Employee Ownership Center is a nonprofit, university-based program established at Kent State University in 1987 to provide outreach, information, and preliminary technical assistance to Ohio employees and business owners interested in exploring employee ownership.
StitchCrewOklahoma CityOKAccess to capital and social networks continues to be one of the main barriers to entry for entrepreneurs, particularly for female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color.
Bend Venture Conference – Impact CompetitionBendORLargest Angel Conference in the Pacific Northwest.
Center For Green Entrepreneurship (CGE), University of International Business and EconomicsPortlandORCascadia CleanTech Accelerator is a business accelerator program powered by the CleanTech Alliance and VertueLab (formerly Oregon BEST). The 15-week program delivers mentorship, curriculum, connections, and funding opportunities designed specifically for early-stage cleantech startups.
Lemelson FoundationPortlandORThe Lemelson Foundation supports the people and systems needed to advance impact invention through the creation of products with positive social impact that are environmentally responsible and financially self-sustaining.
Portland State University, Social Innovation IncubatorPortlandORAn intensive cohort-based business support program for the PSU community.
Vertue LabPortlandORVertueLab is a bridge between cleantech innovators and those who fuel their work with funding and investment. For innovators, we deliver acceleration programs to help their companies grow and attract capital.
EUREKA! CompetitionBethlehemPAThe Joan F. & John M. Thalheimer ’55 EUREKA! Ventures Competition is a monthly student entrepreneurship competition to support projects with the potential to make a positive impact through the pursuit of innovative thinking and sustainable business models.
Community First FundLancasterPAWe are committed to aligning capital with justice for low-income communities and low-wealth individuals to increase opportunities for economic prosperity for all. We are driven to make a change by transforming lives, businesses and communities one transaction at a time. 
Eisenhower FellowshipsPhiladelphiaPAEisenhower Fellowships identifies, empowers, and connects innovative leaders through a transformative fellowship experience and lifelong engagement in a global network of dynamic change agents committed to creating a world more peaceful, prosperous, and just.
FastFWD AcceleratorPhiladelphiaPAThis program was designed to develop an ecosystem that supports civic entrepreneurs and innovators in Philadelphia and cities around the globe.
GoodCompany VenturesPhiladelphiaPAGoodCompany’s acceleration framework enables entrepreneurs to refine their solutions to urban challenges with subject matter experts, end users, and investors.
Lipman Family PrizePhiladelphiaPAThe Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize at the University of Pennsylvania is an annual global prize that celebrates leadership and innovation in the social sector with an emphasis on impact and transferability of practices. We are committed to resourcing and connecting changemakers to bring innovative ideas to new places and problems around the world.
Praxis Consulting GroupPhiladelphiaPAPraxis helps employee-owned, nonprofit, and mission-driven organizations achieve tangible and sustainable performance improvements.
Halloran PhilanthropiesWest ConshohockenPATo inspire, innovate, and accelerate sustainable social interventions that promote human well-being.
Social Enterprise GreenhouseProvidenceRISocial Enterprise Greenhouse creates positive social and economic impacts by supporting social entrepreneurs and enterprises with the tools and networks they need to thrive. We are a network of business and community leaders who contribute time, expertise, and money to create jobs and support positive change through social enterprise.
Austin Technology Incubator (ATI)AustinTXThe Austin Technology Incubator is the startup incubator of the University of Texas at Austin. A program of the University’s IC² Institute, ATI has a 28-year track record of helping founding teams achieve success.
Dell Medical School University of Texas at AustinAustinTXAccelerating the translation of research to health products. A program of Dell Medical School in collaboration with the Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences, College of Pharmacy, and Office of Technology Commercialization at The University of Texas at Austin.
Impact Hub AustinAustinTXWe offer shared workspace, private offices, and dedicated desks at two locations in central Austin.
ImpactLabAustinTXThe ImpactLab Fellowship provides community, coaching, and essential innovation and leadership knowledge while participants design, test, and build their solution.
Tarmac TXAustinTXFoster early-stage startups offering science and technology-based solutions for environmental and social issues in Austin’s innovation ecosystem.
EarthXDallasTXEarthX is an international nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to educating and inspiring people and organizations to take action towards a more sustainable future worldwide.
GroundFloor – United WayDallasTXGroundFloor strategically invests in innovative products and programs that help North Texas reach our 10-year community goals in education, income, and health.
Health WildcattersDallasTXReady to take your startup to the next level? Learn more about our nationally-ranked healthcare accelerator program and apply to be a member of our next cohort.
United Way Social Innovation AcceleratorDallasTXThe United Way Social Innovation Accelerator encourages the creation of bold new solutions for issues of education, income, and health in North Texas. The program provides entrepreneurs with the critical resources funding, mentorship, and community connections to accelerate the growth and stability of their innovative ventures.
TCU Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures CompetitionFort WorthTXWe invite students from around the world to pitch ideas for conscious capitalism ventures that make a profit while also solving a problem.
Carbon CenterHoustonTXThe Carbon Center takes care of equipment, systems, and space to let clean energy entrepreneurs focus on what’s important converting carbon dioxide. 
Impact Hub HoustonHoustonTXImpact Hub Houston is a locally rooted, globally-connected, nonprofit organization that inspires, connects, and empowers people working to solve social problems in our city and around the world.
Shell GameChangerHoustonTXShell’s GameChanger program works with startups and businesses on unproven early-stage ideas with the potential to impact the future of energy.
TMC Venture FundHoustonTXIn keeping with the TMC’s mission of serving the health, education, and research needs of Texas and the world, The TMC Venture Fund invests in early-stage technologies and companies in the healthcare and life sciences space.
Impact Hub Salt Lake CitySalt Lake CityUTWe are the world’s largest network focused on building entrepreneurial communities for impact at scale home to the innovators, the dreamers, and the entrepreneurs who are creating tangible solutions to the world’s most pressing issues. 
Wayne Brown InstituteSalt Lake CityUTThe Institute’s mission is to improve the human condition through technological entrepreneurship for the purpose of creating new wealth, jobs, and a higher tax base.
Global Co Lab Network Living Room SalonsArlingtonVAThe Global Co Lab has hosted over 60 Co Labs, engaging hundreds of youth and stakeholders resulting in a series of initiatives. These include Teens Dream, which empowers teens to act on the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, engaging some 480 teens from 40 countries in a video competition and countless more in virtual rooms.
AshokaRosslynVAAshoka builds and cultivates a community of change leaders who see that the world now requires everyone to be a changemaker.
Capria VenturesSeattleWACapria is delivering a competitive edge to the next wave of emerging market fund managers through a proprietary investment platform backed by deep intellectual property and advisory services.
Cascadia CleanTech AcceleratorSeattleWAThe CleanTech Alliance drives clean technology innovation and job growth to advance our economy.
DFS Lab SeattleSeattleWAWe ​invest in and support a diverse group of founders building global fintech companies that address the needs of billions of mass-market consumers.
Fledge – The conscious company acceleratorsSeattleWAFledge is a global network of conscious company accelerators and investment funds, helping entrepreneurs create impactful companies and co-ops at scale through intense, short programs filled with education, guidance, and a massive amount of mentorship.
Future of FishSeattleWAWe create business solutions to ocean challenges.
JolkonaSeattleWATo clear the path for world-changing ideas by providing social entrepreneurs mentorship, education, and community.
Upaya Social VenturesSeattleWAGrowing early-stage businesses to create dignified jobs for the poorest of the poor.
Island Enterprises IncorporatedSheltonWAWelcome to Island Enterprises, Inc., the economic development arm of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
The Social Good AcceleratorMadisonWIThe Social Good Accelerator is a collaborative initiative with the purpose of building ways and means for individuals and organizations that intentionally operate to address inequalities and expand prosperity.
Brew AcceleratorMilwaukeeWIThe Water Council’s BREW is the world’s foremost freshwater business accelerator.