Need some business planning guidance? The Social Enterprise Alliance, as part of its Webinar Series, is hosting Business Planning for Social Enterprises on Wednesday, June 6th at 2:00 pm EST. Presented by SEA Managing Partner Drew Tulchin, this webinar will guide you through the ins and outs of business planning through the perspective of someone who has contributed to over 100 business plans and judges numerous business plan competitions.
Are you planning to do some GOOD in your community this summer? Share your idea as part of the Doing GOOD This Summer GOOD Maker challenge for a chance to win $5,000 to support and expand your work. GOOD Maker wants to support an initiative that is making a community a better place to live. Submissions are due on June 8th—include a photo or video that represents your idea along with a brief description for a chance to be included in the voting round of the challenge.
If your specialty is design for change, you should check out Fast Company’s Innovation By Design Competition. Have you recently designed something innovative that had the potential for huge social impact? The original deadline for the competition was June 1st, but it was just extended to June 4th so this is your chance to enter for a chance to be featured in Fast Company’s October 2012 issue. This is your chance to be discovered through a wide audience of Fast Company followers!
NYC social innovators—this event is for you! CGI U NYC Mentors and fast forward are hosting a Social Impact High Line Stroll on Monday, June 4th starting at 6:30 pm. Join this group of NYC social entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and innovators for a night of networking and advice exchange along the beautiful Hudson River. The High Line is one of the most beautiful spots in NYC—what better a spot for generating some inspiring new ideas?
Do you have an idea worth spreading? Applications just opened for the TED2013 Conference. TED Fellows are innovators that have demonstrated an amazing accomplishment and they have an idea that has the potential to positively change the world. TED Fellows receive the amazing opportunity to speak at the TED Conference in front of an audience of peers—thought leaders and doers in the fields of technology, entertainment, and design. Applications are open through July 13th—get started with yours today!