Commitment to Action

GW Social Entrepreneurship to Address Pressing Needs

Commitment by

The George Washington University

In 2013, George Washington University committed to develop courses that teach students about the fundamentals of social entrepreneurship along with coordinating the University's efforts to promote and support student efforts to address societal challenges. By offering coursework on business plan development, benchmarking, feasibility, and project management, George Washington University is creating a climate in which its students have the skills needed to bring their ideas to fruition. The University will create a new track within their Business Plan Competition to develop and highlight nonprofit social innovation. Similarly, by supporting student-driven initiatives through social entrepreneurship seed funding, the University is also enhancing the capacity of it students to turn their projects into reality.

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Commitment

GW Social Entrepreneurship to Address Pressing Needs

Launched

2013

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$350,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

The George Washington University