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The Center provides a platform for internal and external integrative collaborations.

The center offers:

Opportunities for Students

  • Each One Bring One Initiative — This initiative offers current Earlham students the chance to share their Earlham Story with peers at their alma mater high school and help these new potential students discover Earlham. For more information please contact Gene Hambrick, Director for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Executive in Residence,
  • High impact collaborative research opportunities among students and between students and faculty.
  • Co-curricular activities, including Earlham's chapter of Net Impact and workshops such as “Launching a Social Enterprise,” “Scaling and Measuring Social Impact,” and the “Earlham-Fullbridge 6-Day Business Bootcamp.” Learn More →
  • The Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism — The Business Plan Competition for Social Entrepreneurship. Learn More →
  • The Earlham EPIC Grand Challenge — The Social and Economic Impact Challenge. Learn More →
  • Exceptional global learning opportunities, including off-campus learning opportunities through the Center for Global Education and internships through the Center for Career and Community Engagement.
  • Access to career coaches and alumni mentors, through the Center for Career and Community Engagement.


  • Earlhamites win $1M Hult Prize to meet Clinton's Urban Spaces Challenge. Learn More →
  • Methane Hub's waste-to-energy solution for Haiti takes first place at Earlham competition. Learn More →
  • NadaBot is a chatbot application created by Earlham College students suited to improve the way students and faculty utilize their resources and exchange goods/services. Learn More →
  • Harvest's system to track sustainable purchasing placed in the top six at the regional competition for the 2020 Hult Prize.  Learn More →

Opportunities for Faculty

  • Collaborating with students on research projects and real-world social entrepreneurship initiatives. 
  • Engaging with colleagues from across the College and with visiting experts in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Opportuntities for Alumni

  • Serving as a mentors for current students.
  • Providing an internships for Earlham students.
  • Networking with Earlham students, faculty and staff.

Individuals, corporate sponsors and foundations who financially support the mission and value propositions of the Center also support Earlham College as a whole, helping ensure that the Center remains a distinctive asset of Earlham

Selected Current Donors:

  • Lilly Endowment Inc.
  • Max and Anna Levinson Foundation
  • Freeman Foundation
  • Blue Buffalo
  • Economic Growth Group

Opportunities for Profit and Nonprofit Partners

  • Collaborating with Earlham students and faculty who excel in areas of study and research that can benefit the organization. Learn more about STARTedUP Foundation →
  • Recruiting Earlham students to join the organization through internships, externships and permanent employment.
  • Enhancing the organization’s image by collaborating with one of the leading liberal arts colleges, with global recognition in the United States.
  • Reducing organizational costs in the areas of research and recruiting, and improving the organization’s return on investment.

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