Mission & Objectives

The CAUSE student organization aims to provide every person with the inspiration, the skills, the experiences, and the networks needed to make a social impact through innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits.

To raise awareness of social entrepreneurship and the integration of enterprising activities, promoting partnerships and joint-events with social enterprise organizations across the NIU campus and beyond, and facilitating networking opportunities with social entrepreneurs.
Community Engagement:
To provide ‘hands-on' skills to members by facilitating engagements and partnerships with social enterprise organizations.
Human Capital Development:
To promote career skills and opportunities for NIU students in the social enterprise sector by facilitating relevant skills workshops and connecting students with recruitment contacts.