Social Enterprise Alliance: Champions for Social Enterprise
Since its inception as The National Gathering for Social Entrepreneurs in 1998, Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) has been a champion and key catalyst for the development of the social enterprise sector in the United States.
What We Do
Today, social enterprises are addressing an increasingly wide variety of social issues, across every major sector of the US economy and in nearly every corner of the world. But social enterprise as a movement lacks the capital, recognition and unity needed to realize its true potential for change.
As social enterprise and social entrepreneurship continue to expand across the United States, it needs a comprehensive vision, a clearly-defined perspective and a unified movement to attract capital for growth, effect government policy, facilitate cross-sector collaboration, raise consumer and investor awareness, and aggregate capacity and resources. Social Enterprise Alliance is the platform for such a movement of organizations and individuals who dedicate themselves to social progress through social enterprise. In pursuit of these objectives, we support our members and ultimately advance the field by: