CWRU | First Year

Thursday panel: Blurred lines between business and nonprofit

Learn about Northeast Ohio’s most successful social entrepreneurships from the people who founded them.

Register now to explore how organizations that work for social betterment have changed substantially and how the lines have blurred between 501(c)(3)s and some businesses.

What: Social Entrepreneurship: When Social Mission and Market Forces Meet
When: Thursday, March 23, 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Where: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center, Room 108.

  • Brandon Chrostowski | president and CEO of EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute
  • Mansfield Frazier | executive director of Neighborhood Solutions Inc.
  • Bryan Mauk | director of social enterprise at Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries
  • Sharie Renee | executive director of the Cosmic Bobbins Foundation

This event is free and open to all. A light lunch will be provided.

Register here to join the discussion.

Watch the video to hear from panelist Brandon Chrostowski about his nonprofit restaurant that serves as a training ground in hospitality management for formerly incarcerated individuals.