What we're about

Impact Hub Houston (https://houston.impacthub.net) is a locally rooted, globally connected, 501c3 nonprofit organization that inspires, connects and empowers people working to solve social problems in our region and around the world. A member of the Impact Hub global network (http://houston.impacthub.net/globalnetwork/)—the world’s largest community recognized by the United Nations for accelerating entrepreneurial solutions towards measurable and scalable impact—Impact Hub Houston intentionally designs places, platforms and programs to build an inclusive innovation ecosystem and empower diverse changemakers, social entrepreneurs, and impact supporters to create the change they wish to see in the world.

We believe that Houston can be a role model for how the world solves its most pressing issues, and YOU can be the change agent to help it realize that potential. If you are working on an idea for impact or on a solution towards any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/), we want to help you! We work to inspire, connect and empower people who are passionate about positive impact and building a better Houston.

Want to learn more? Join us! Go to https://houston.impacthub.net/support for ways you can participate in all that we do.

Upcoming events (5+)

Open Project Night with Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City

Impact Hub Houston #PopHUB @ HX

Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City invite you to participate in this "Open Project Night" (#OPN), highlighting projects aligned with the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Connect and collaborate with passionate people who are working on projects, ventures and solutions to improve the city of Houston. If you have an idea, are working on something, or are looking for ways to connect with people working at the intersection of innovation and impact, this event is for you! If you don't have a project or venture, you can still join us! #OPN requires a good mix of presenters and people from the community to support, listen, provide feedback, and collaborate with the presenters. Every month, we kick off the session with special subject matter experts on the featured SDGs. After the presenters finish, the floor is open for all attendees to present their own ideas and projects, per our usual format! *GUEST SPEAKERS:* - TBA *SCHEDULE:* - 6:00-6:30pm Meet + greet ; drink + light snacks - 6:30-7:00pm Project presentations – maximum of 2:30 minutes per project and each project leader must answer the following questions: - Brief personal introduction + What is your project? - What stage are you currently at? - What are your next series of steps? - What are you currently looking for in the way of talent/skills from the community? - 7:00pm-8pm Presenters breakout throughout the room and the community comes around their projects during…drum roll… Open Project Time! PARKING: - You can find paid metered street parking in front of the building; and both metered and free street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Open Project Night with Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City

Impact Hub Houston #PopHUB @ HX

Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City invite you to participate in this "Open Project Night" (#OPN), highlighting projects aligned with the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Connect and collaborate with passionate people who are working on projects, ventures and solutions to improve the city of Houston. If you have an idea, are working on something, or are looking for ways to connect with people working at the intersection of innovation and impact, this event is for you! If you don't have a project or venture, you can still join us! #OPN requires a good mix of presenters and people from the community to support, listen, provide feedback, and collaborate with the presenters. Every month, we kick off the session with special subject matter experts on the featured SDGs. After the presenters finish, the floor is open for all attendees to present their own ideas and projects, per our usual format! *GUEST SPEAKERS:* - TBA *SCHEDULE:* - 6:00-6:30pm Meet + greet ; drink + light snacks - 6:30-7:00pm Project presentations – maximum of 2:30 minutes per project and each project leader must answer the following questions: - Brief personal introduction + What is your project? - What stage are you currently at? - What are your next series of steps? - What are you currently looking for in the way of talent/skills from the community? - 7:00pm-8pm Presenters breakout throughout the room and the community comes around their projects during…drum roll… Open Project Time! PARKING: - You can find paid metered street parking in front of the building; and both metered and free street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Open Project Night with Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City

Impact Hub Houston #PopHUB @ HX

Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City invite you to participate in this "Open Project Night" (#OPN), highlighting projects aligned with the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Connect and collaborate with passionate people who are working on projects, ventures and solutions to improve the city of Houston. If you have an idea, are working on something, or are looking for ways to connect with people working at the intersection of innovation and impact, this event is for you! If you don't have a project or venture, you can still join us! #OPN requires a good mix of presenters and people from the community to support, listen, provide feedback, and collaborate with the presenters. Every month, we kick off the session with special subject matter experts on the featured SDGs. After the presenters finish, the floor is open for all attendees to present their own ideas and projects, per our usual format! *GUEST SPEAKERS:* - TBA *SCHEDULE:* - 6:00-6:30pm Meet + greet ; drink + light snacks - 6:30-7:00pm Project presentations – maximum of 2:30 minutes per project and each project leader must answer the following questions: - Brief personal introduction + What is your project? - What stage are you currently at? - What are your next series of steps? - What are you currently looking for in the way of talent/skills from the community? - 7:00pm-8pm Presenters breakout throughout the room and the community comes around their projects during…drum roll… Open Project Time! PARKING: - You can find paid metered street parking in front of the building; and both metered and free street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Open Project Night with Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City

Impact Hub Houston #PopHUB @ HX

Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City invite you to participate in this "Open Project Night" (#OPN), highlighting projects aligned with the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Connect and collaborate with passionate people who are working on projects, ventures and solutions to improve the city of Houston. If you have an idea, are working on something, or are looking for ways to connect with people working at the intersection of innovation and impact, this event is for you! If you don't have a project or venture, you can still join us! #OPN requires a good mix of presenters and people from the community to support, listen, provide feedback, and collaborate with the presenters. Every month, we kick off the session with special subject matter experts on the featured SDGs. After the presenters finish, the floor is open for all attendees to present their own ideas and projects, per our usual format! *GUEST SPEAKERS:* - TBA *SCHEDULE:* - 6:00-6:30pm Meet + greet ; drink + light snacks - 6:30-7:00pm Project presentations – maximum of 2:30 minutes per project and each project leader must answer the following questions: - Brief personal introduction + What is your project? - What stage are you currently at? - What are your next series of steps? - What are you currently looking for in the way of talent/skills from the community? - 7:00pm-8pm Presenters breakout throughout the room and the community comes around their projects during…drum roll… Open Project Time! PARKING: - You can find paid metered street parking in front of the building; and both metered and free street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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