MARMALADE: Submit session topics for Marmalade this April 2018 in Oxford


Use this form to submit your event proposal.

Note that we are inviting, but not prescribing, events to explore place-based approaches to social change.

Please focus on how you plan to make your event participatory and focused on delivering real-world outcomes. Most events are at least half a day, one day or two days long, and longer in some cases, in order to foster friendship and community.

Once submitted we’ll review your proposal, making sure we have the space at the time you propose, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

April 10-13, 2018
Oxford UK

ANDE: Please Share Investment Manager Training – Washington, DC 2017


The ANDE Investment Manager Training is an intensive five day course which covers all aspects of investing in small and growing business (SGBs) – from deal sourcing and due diligence to exit strategies. The course will focus on deals across emerging markets, with reference to global case studies.

This five day course is based largely on actual deals made by ANDE members and is designed to be highly interactive and participatory. It will also focus on the social and environmental impact of investing at this level, and how that affects the investment process. This is the only course of its kind that focuses on both investing in emerging and developing markets and impact investing.

If you are interested in gaining additional knowledge on investing in early stage deals in emerging markets from some of the leaders in the field, then this is the course for you.

November 27 - December 1, 2017
Washington, DC

MENTOR CAPITAL NETWORK: Help Us Find Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs to Support

Mentor Capital Network

Please help us find some mission-driven entrepreneurs to support.

We're looking for amazing individuals who are starting or growing companies to solve some of the world's hardest challenges. Challenges like providing clean water, renewable energy, and consumer products with ethical supply chains. Companies like Runa, Wello, PaceMD, Sproxil, Tonle, Wash Cycle Laundry, WeCyclers, and hundreds of other firms that are doing amazing work today, but were just developing their ideas when we worked with them.

The Mentor Capital Network connects social entrepreneurs with our world-wide network of mentors, advisors, and investors. Our program provides:

  • Mentorships where the entrepreneurs and mentors choose each other
  • Support that doesn't take you away from running your company
  • Constructive feedback from a dozen different points of view
  • A network of founders and peers solving similar problems
  • Cash and in-kind prizes for our top companies

They can learn more on our website:

I've included some basic social media blurbs below. Or feel free to just connect me to companies that you think would be a good fit for us.

.@MentorCapNet Sustainable Biz Plan Collaboration - apply by Oct 16. $30k Prizes, Feedback, & Mentors. #SocEnt

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The Mentor Capital Network is accepting applications for our next Sustainable Business Plan Collaboration. We offers extensive and constructive feedback and mentors who know what it is to build a mission-driven company. Top teams will compete for $30,000 worth of prizes and the opportunity to present at our annual gathering. Apply at by October 16th, 2017.


AFP: Call for Volunteers for the Alliance For Peacebuilding’s Conference in Washington, DC

The Alliance For Peacebuilding

Are you a student, professional, or just someone who is passionate about achieving sustainable peace and security worldwide? YOU could join dozens of experienced peacebuilding practitioners as they come together to share their achievements, insights, and visions for the future of peacebuilding. The Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) is looking for bright, energetic volunteers to support its staff during the 2017 Annual Conference. Held in Washington, DC from October 11 to 13, the conference will facilitate collaboration and innovation among peacebuilders from around the world as they work toward effective solutions for sustainable peace. The conference presents a unique opportunity for peacebuilders and members of the broader field of conflict and security to assess the challenges to effective peacebuilding – from widening political divisions to pervasive humanitarian crises – and develop solutions for the future.

The Alliance for Peacebuilding is looking for volunteers who are passionate and keen to learn. The ideal volunteer candidate will be well-organized, have superior time-management and communication skills, and will have demonstrable experience taking comprehensive notes. Conference volunteers will have the opportunity to gain an insider’s perspective into the future direction of peacebuilding – not to mention, volunteering is a great resume builder! We welcome interested volunteers from all walks of life, especially those who can bring passion and energy to the conference!

A solid foundation of enthusiastic volunteers is integral to the success of the Annual Conference. AfP relies on volunteers who are responsible, organized, and excited to learn. Volunteers can expect to assist AfP staff with registration, logistics, note-taking, and more! Volunteers may also have the opportunity to sit in on select conference activities – however, volunteer responsibilities will take priority over participation in the conference.

If you are interested in volunteering at the 2017 Annual Conference, please send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief description of your interest in the Alliance for Peacebuilding to Rachelle Faust, AfP’s Annual Conference Associate, at Your support helps make our Annual Conference a resounding success!

Volunteers receive free admission to the day(s) on which they are volunteering. Lunch will be provided for volunteers on all three days of the conference. In addition, breakfast will be provided on October 12 and 13. For additional details, contact Rachelle Faust, Annual Conference Associate, at

October 11 to 13, 2017
Washington, DC, United States

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ALLIANCE: Please Share Summit ’17 on Social Media

Social Enterprise Alliance

Please help us promote our upcoming event called Summit '17 - the premier convening for social enterprises across our nation to learn from each other, discuss social impact innovation, network and celebrate social enterprise! Our event is a little over a month away, so we'd like to get the word out as much as possible about this opportunity. We have a full detailed schedule on our website as well as information about our first ever Social Good Festival - a public celebration we are throwing in Grand Park for our Summit attendees and the local LA public.

September 18 - 20
Dorothy Chandler Pavillion - Los Angeles

FIELDING UNIVERSITY: Invitation to Participate in Research Survey

Fielding Graduate University

Please participate in a research survey on social/sustainable/impact enterprise support systems such as incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, impact investors, etc. I’m currently conducting research with some colleagues and am faculty member at Fielding Graduate University’s Organizational Development and Leadership program. We want the world to know more about sustainable/social/impact enterprise and the organizations that support them to success:

Thanks for considering it,
Kerul Kassel, PhD| Faculty
Fielding Graduate University
2020 De la Vina Street | Santa Barbara, CA 93105
407.957.1494 | fax 407.957.4814 | skype: kerulkassel |

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