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Center for Social Entrepreneurship


Five reasons to build a Business that Changes the World
Various articles by David Bornstein, NYT columnist

Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus
Creating a World without Poverty by Muhammad Yunus
Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn (www.halftheskymovement.org/)
The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets that Change the World
      by John Elkington & Pamela Hartigan
Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know by David Bornstein & Susan Davis
The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novagratz

Acumen Fund
Grameen Foundation
Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
The Skoll Foundation

NGOLD - Non-governmental Organization Leadership and Development - NGOLD is an interdisciplinary center that serves undergraduate students, faculty, and researchers and nonprofit leaders in the northern Illinois region and beyond. Its mission is to enhance civil society through the work of nonprofits and other forms of public service.

Institute for the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy (ESE) - ESE is a collaborative program that brings together students and faculty from across campus to engage in learning and research surrounding the environment, sustainability, and energy.

Help make a difference in the life of someone else by making a micro-loan to an entrepreneur of your choice through KIVA. Visit their website for more information.