EforAll is a project of the Deshpande Foundation, which has encouraged the use of entrepreneurship and innovation as catalysts for sustainable change in the United States, India and Canada since 1996. Deshpande supported centers include the MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation, the Deshpande Center for Social Innovation in Hubli, India, the Pond-Deshpande Centre at the University of New Brunswick, and our own EforAll Program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. EforAll includes higher education partners (Middlesex Community College, Merrimack College and Northern Essex Community College) and a host of regional community and business partners.
The mission of EforAll is to connect and strengthen the ecosystem in Lowell and Lawrence, Mass. around entrepreneurship and leadership. This mission is supported by the following three principle EforAll programs: