The Points of Light Civic Accelerator is the first startup accelerator program focused on “civic ventures” – enterprises that inspire, equip and mobilize people to create positive change.
We’re looking for our 5th group of impact entrepreneurs to take part in the Civic Accelerator program, a 12-week boot camp dedicated to boosting early-stage ventures that are creating greater, more accessible pathways to economic opportunity in communities across the U.S. For more information or to apply click here.
The Civic Accelerator was launched in 2012, in partnership with Village Capital, and receives generous support from PwC Charitable Foundation and Starbucks Foundation, both founding partners, and from our official hotel sponsor, Hilton Worldwide.
WHAT WE PROVIDE
We help social entrepreneurs launch successful, innovative solutions to our nation’s most intractable problems by capitalizing on three powerful trends in the world today:
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AT WORK
To best understand our view of civic engagement, we have included three well-known organizations who all leverage people as a core part of their solution:
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