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Compiled By Corey Seeman


Resources for Social Enterprise systems - also known as Social Entrepreneurship.

[edit] Articles on Social Enterprise for Nonprofits

  • For this topic - be sure to look at articles in the many databases offered by Kresge Library.
  • Also be sure to visit the Key Journals for Nonprofits page.


Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Springer eBooks and eJournal search for social enterprise

Emerald Insight eJournals search for social enterprise

  • Includes the Social Enterprise Journal

Science Direct (Elsevier)

SSRN (Working Papers) - search the term "nonprofits"

[edit] Other Kresge Library Resources on Social Enterprise

Kresge Library Books on Social Enterprise

ebrary / UM Users Link

  • Excellent collection of ebooks on business and related topics
  • Collection includes a number of books on management issues related to nonprofit organizations

[edit] Internet Resources


  • From their site - "seToolbelt is an open content community resource center for social entrepreneurs. Its content—over 1,400 free toolkits, cases, essays, videos, examples, tips, podcasts, business plans, research papers, and templates—comes from practice and spans regions, sectors, industries, and business functions."
  • Browse readings and materials on seToolbelt

Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA)

  • From their site - "The Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) is the leading membership organization in North America for social enterprises, service providers, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and venture capitalists that is actively building the field of social enterprise through networking opportunities, educational forums, strategic partnerships, and impact legislation. Our members are passionate about changing their communities, and we are passionate about providing them with the tools they need to continue their good work."
  • See also Social Enterprise Stories on their site.

The Institute for Social Entrepreneurs

  • From their site - "The Institute for Social Entrepreneurs provides seminars, workshops and coaching services for social enterprises in the United States and around the world."
  • Pages on the site of note include:

Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurshp

  • From their site - "The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship provides unparalleled platforms at the regional and global level to highlight and advance leading models of sustainable social innovation. It identifies a select community of social entrepreneurs and engages it in shaping global, regional and industry agendas that improve the state of the world in close collaboration with the other stakeholders of the World Economic Forum."
  • Pages on the site of note include: