Lab Application

We’re excited to learn more about you and your interest in the Social Impact Lab PDX (Fall 2018). This application will give our organizers a chance to learn more about you and your background. Please anticipate setting aside about 20-25 minutes to complete and submit this application.

Once you submit your application, you should anticipate hearing from our team within 72 hours.

If you wish to receive financial assistance to help with the lab fees, you will want to indicate your interest below and submit the separate Lab Scholarship Application to complete your application.


Name *
Newsletter Opt-In
Address *
The following questions are optional and will not be considered with your application; however, this data will help our future programming and funding options.
With which racial or ethnic group do you most identify?
Select all that apply
We recommend aiming for 100 - 250 words per response.
How does participating in the Social Impact Lab help meet a professional or personal goal? Why is this a good time to be involved in this lab program?
If you selected a specific project, discuss why you wish to join this project team. If you did not select a specific project, discuss what makes you open to either.
Experience is not required but this is a chance for you to discuss any relevant background or your general interest.
As a team lead, you will be working directly with the lead lab organizer and volunteering to be the "captain" of a team. Learn more on the Portland Lab page.
We strive to make the Social Impact Lab accessible to all social impact changemakers. A limited number of partial and full need-based scholarships are available on a rolling, case-by-case basis. *
Please refer to the Portland Lab page to see the lab fees and early registration deadlines.
We strive to make the Social Impact Lab PDX program a safe, uplifting experience for all participants. Participation in the Social Impact Lab Portland requires adherence to the Social Impact Lab Community Standards. *
The Social Impact Lab is dedicated to help support and inspire professionals seeking to learn more about social impact design by giving them a pathway to create change in their community. We are committed to providing an experience and environment that is free from harassment based upon an individual's sex, gender expression, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion or any other legally protected characteristics. The Social Impact Lab will take whatever measures it deems warranted under the circumstances to address any inappropriate behavior in this regard, including without limitation, exclusion from further involvement with lab activities and events. More information can be found at
Initial the box below if you’ve thought about this application and are excited about the opportunity to make a difference in Portland through design.
Final Comments (optional)