Social Enterprise Greenhouse

SEG Microgrant Application


Please make sure that you meet the following criteria before applying to the SEG Microgrant Fund.

1.) Graduated from one of SEG’s Incubator or Accelerator programs in the last two years or has received training from an SEG partner (Center for Southeast Asians, Center for Women and Enterprise, Fuerza Laboral, Hope and Main, Rhode Island Black Business Association, Rhode Island Hispanic Chamber, Rhode Island Small Business Development Center)

2.) Address a societal challenge directly, are incorporating greater societal impact into their efforts, or place a heightened focus on those who have been historically excluded.

3.) Operate in or serves the New England region.

4.) Have an annual operating budget of under $250,000.

5.) Have not received an award from the SEG Microgrant Fund.

Thank you for applying to the SEG Microgrant Fund, and thank you for all of the work you do for our communities! 

Confidential Application 

The information requested in this application is required in order to process your request for funding. Please complete or indicate N/A, “Not Applicable”, where necessary. A microgrant application is considered complete only when this application, and all required documentation have been submitted to Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG).

All information will be kept confidential and held for safekeeping by SEG.

The acceptance of this application by SEG or designee in no way constitutes approval or any commitment, on the part of SEG to approve funding.

SEG shall not be responsible for expenses incurred by the applicant in the preparation and submission of any request for funding.

Requests for funding will be approved or rejected at the sole discretion of SEG’s Capital Committee and SEG’s Board of Directors. Grant approval will be conditioned on the negotiation of an appropriate legal agreement between the applicant and may be conditioned on the availability of funds.
Participant Information
Primary Contact

Organization Information
If you do not have a website, please write N/A.
If you do not have a Facebook page, please write N/A.
If you do not have a Twitter handle, please write N/A.
If you do not have an Instagram page, please write N/A.

What is your business’/organization's annual operating budget? 
(an estimate of the income and expenditure of your business or organization for this year)

What was your business’/organization's previous fiscal year operating budget?
(an estimate of the income and expenditure of your business or organization for last year)

Project Information
Up to $5,000
Please enter an exact date.


The applicant also acknowledges that all information submitted is correct and true.  Applicant understands that all information submitted as well as the fact that applicant has applied for a grant shall be kept confidential and only shared among members of SEG and its Capital Committee to the extent necessary to evaluate your application.