Join us for Social Impact Week MN 2023

November 13 – 19th, 2023

Social Enterprise MSP and Impact Hub MSP are collaborating again for another celebratory week of all things social impact.

Together we are honoring the stories of amazing companies and founders that are using business as a tool for social good. This season we invite you to eat, drink and shop local and “social” and align your dollars with your values. 

Grab the free passport, explore the gift guide, and join us in exploring all the ways to shop and support socially-conscious businesses during Social Impact Week happening November 13 – 19th, 2023. 

All social enterprises are encouraged to share their Why Social stories by posting on social media on global Social Enterprise Day, on Thurs. Nov 16th, 2023. More details below!

How To Participate

Discover a Founder Story

All week long we will be sharing founder stories of businesses making an impact in our communities. Follow along on social and share your favorite social businesses to patron and shop to encourage others to shop social! 

Follow us and Impact Hub MSP on linkedin, facebook, and instagram.

Download the Directory

Grab the passport below and to eat, drink, and shop your way through the season. When you visit, tag participating businesses and #SocialImpactWeekMN to share! 

Download the Social Enterprise Directory.

Shop The Gift Guide

Shop products that give back by checking out our recommendations for featured social enterprises with amazing gifts to meet your values. 

Explore the guide here.

Share Your Mission

All social businesses are encouraged to join and share their own story. Use this opportunity to share about your mission and “Why Social” is part of your ethos.

Let’s flood the community with amazing social impact stories throughout the week. Use the toolkit and tag #SocialImpactWeekMN, @SocialEnterpriseMSP and @ImpactHubMSP for resharing!

Grab the Social Media Kit.
We know that spending your money locally is a great way to align with your values. But shopping with local businesses with a social mission creates ripples across our communities and our globe. Hear from amazing founders on why social matters this season and always!

Featured Social Business Stories

Join us in celebrating the stories of these three social enterprises to be revealed through out the week. Du Nord Social Spirits, Isadore Nut Co. and Flava Cafe.

More Why Social Stories

Explore our Directory: A Map of Social Enterprises

With YardHomesMN it truly feels like we are controlling our own destiny and making impact in a sustainable way for people and their families and communities.

Share Your Why Social Story

Thursday, November 16th, 2023

We invite all social enterprises to join us on Thursday, November 16th during Global Social Enterprise Day to share your story. Tell us “Why Social” is important to you and your mission. Tag us and we will reshare your story, alongside our featured social enterprises. 

How to participate:

  • Use our social media toolkit with assets and content for examples on how to share your mission.
  • Post on social media anytime during the week OR for on Thursday, November 16th for #SocialEnterpriseDay for maximum impact. 

Local Partners:

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Social Enterprise MSP is a community platform that serves as a connection point to the Minneapolis St. Paul impact ecosystem. Offering support, guidance, and connection to the local social enterprise and entrepreneurship community to the resources, networks, and institutions they need to lead the purpose-driven economy.


Impact Hub MSP is a local co-working space and so much more. As part of the global Impact Hub network, they offer community-led workshops and other learning opportunities from peers who want to help you find solutions to social problems.