University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

All content developed at Acara, including social entrepreneurship tool kit or curriculum, student business plans, lectures by experts are licensed under Creative Commons. We strongly encourage everyone to use these resources.

Food for Thought

Food for Thought are lectures by experts and entrepreneurs on topics related to social entrepreneurship. Most lectures are recorded webinars from the Acara Challenge Web Lectures.

Social Entrepreneurship Toolkit

The Social Entrepreneurship Toolkit is content developed by Acara and some contributed by our University Partners. This toolkit is can be a good reference for faculty developing curriculum for social entrepreneurship courses or anybody interested in learning about being a social entrepreneur.

Career Resources

Looking for an internship or job? Check out these career resources to find positions related to impact entrepreneurship and international development.

Impact Opportunities

There are many opportunities in the world for students seeking experience in the impact space, including various fellowships and competitions.

Additional Resources

For Acara Challenge Participants

These resources are particularly useful for the Acara Challenge participants.

Social Entrepreneurship Courses at UMN

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This is a list of classes on social entrepreneurship offered from colleges across the University of Minnesota. We encourage students interested in social entrepreneurship to explore these awesome course offerings.

Acara is the impact entrepreneurship program of the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment in partnership with the College of Science and Engineering and the Carlson School of Management.