Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) is a nonprofit association of individuals and organizations building effective, more sustainable nonprofits through earned income strategies. SEA has emerged as the common ground for practitioners, lenders, investors, grant makers, consultants, researchers, and educators who recognize the increasing impact of social enterprise. SEA provides its members with current information, tools, and other resources that address the unique needs of social enterprises.
Social Enterprise Alliance -Chicago Chapter advances the practice of social enterprise in the Chicago metropolitan area, through education, peer support, outreach, and advocacy. We engage public and private leaders from enterprising nonprofits, social-purpose businesses, and capital providers who incorporate market-based strategies to advance social change.