RESOURCES TO GET YOU GOING

Creating a stronger ecosystem starts when we support one another.

If you run a grassroots nonprofit or social enterprise, we want to connect you with the best local and national funding opportunities. Fundraising can be a massive headache and we want to make it easier by connecting you to resources that can help give your cause a leg up.

FUNDING

Below are resources and funding provided by organizations that celebrate new ideas, support startups through incubators and accelerators, and more.

Deadline: May 3

DO GOOD X ACCELERATOR

An 8-week accelerator designed for early-stage social entrepreneurs passionate about developing ventures that do good in the world. “Do Good” translation – entrepreneurs who want to make a positive impact on people, their communities, and the environment.

Apply Here

Deadline: Rolling Basis

REPAIR THE WORLD FELLOWSHIP

A Fellowship for individuals with a passion for solving social inequity, aged 21-26. Repair the World is a Jewish organization but their work is open to fellows of any faith. Fellowship runs for 11 months and is located in 8 different cities (Atlanta being the newest).

Apply Here

Deadline: April 8

FAST FORWARD ACCELERATOR

Fast Forward is looking for tech-focused nonprofits to apply for their summer accelerator which are held in New York City and San Francisco. This 13-week program comes with big perks – receive a $25k general support grant, training, and access to over 100 mentors, as well as, over 400 potential donors.

Apply Here

Deadline: May 3

TECHSTARS FOUNDATION

The Techstars Foundation is accepting grant applications from organizations that develop and support underrepresented entrepreneurs. Funds granted range from $10-50k.

Apply Here

Deadline: April 8

ATL SOCIAL INNOVATION JAM

Over the course of 48 hours, students, nonprofit leaders, designers, advocates, policy influencers, changemakers, and entrepreneurs will “jam” to innovate, collaborate, and create for social change.

Attend Here

SPACES

Looking for a new place to set up shop, network, and learn something new about life as an entrepreneur? We’ve got you covered! Below are a few of our favorites.

CENTER FOR CIVIC INNOVATION

New to nonprofit life or ready to kick-start your social enterprise? CCI is the perfect first spot to check out. They are part co-working space, resource hub, and event creator.

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CONSTELLATIONS

A newly renovated space in Sweet Auburn District, Constellations is a beautiful space if you’ve got some money to drop on a beautiful office. A big perk is their podcast studio if you are looking for a place to record.

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ELEVATOR FACTORY

Housed across the street from Oakland Cemetery, Elevator Factory is the perfect space if you’re a creative. Heads up, they also have late-night karaoke you don’t want to miss.

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PLYWOOD PEOPLE

Tucked away in Cabbagetown (with a big move coming up on the Westside), Plywood People prides itself for being the place for “startups doing good.” This is a great resource, especially if you won’t be following a traditional nonprofit structure.

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