Transformative Action

Transformative Action is an alternative paradigm for social action that moves us beyond complaint... 

Fiscal Sponsorship

CTA offers fiscal sponsorship to innovative, non-profit social entrepreneurs.  


Our Projects are social ventures that practice and exemplify Transformative Action. They employ... 

Finger Lakes Social Entrepreneurship Institute

Join Us November 13-15!  


Our Educational Initiatives  further the practice and understanding of social entrepreneurship and... 

The Center for Transformative Action helps to create communities that work for everyone. We do this by providing fiscal sponsorship to innovative, non-profit social entrepreneurs in New York State.


PeriodiCALS features CTA's undergraduate course on social... more ›
The Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming has been awarded a... more ›
An online “MBA” in local investing has just been launched... more ›

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