Criteria for Membership

  1. Be in a current or previous Founder, CEO, President role.

  2. Have >6 years of experience in a leadership role at a social enterprise.

  3. Demonstrated alignment with Tendrel vision + values.

  4. Ability to understand + influence systems.

If this describes you, APPLY for membership today!

Who is Tendrel for?

Tendrel supports leading social entrepreneurs dedicated to increasing their organizations' impact and to transforming systems that perpetuate the problems we're trying to solve.

Tendrel members are affiliated with, but not exclusive to: the Skoll Foundation, Ashoka, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, B Lab, Echoing Green, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Aspen Institute, Opportunity Collaboration, + Impact Hub. 


How does Tendrel amplify impact?

Tendrel facilitates connection, exchange, and support among its members on both personal and professional levels through four key approaches: 


Networking, training, events, and engagement opportunities for Tendrel members and their families through partnerships with leading organizations creating social impact.


Monthly, confidential, and local peer groups for social entrepreneurs at similar stages to reflect, share, listen, and support each other through personal and professional growth.


Members’ close collaboration through Tendrel forums and events will build the underlying infrastructure to drive thematic agendas at the national and global levels.


Knowledge from the community translated into insights about the sector that will inform and evolve the field of social entrepreneurship.

Tendrel has launched 20 global forums with representation in 30 countries. With 155 members, we are growing rapidly and plan to launch Forums in Washington, D.C. + Paris + Nairobi.