SMU connects in multiple ways with the study and practice of nonprofit enterprises.
- Center for Non Profit Management.
In collaboration with the Center for Nonprofit Management in Dallas, SMU offers leadership training for nonprofit enterprises.
- Small Business Clinic.
The SMU Dedman School of Law operates a Small Business Clinic that provides needed representation for small start-up companies and individuals developing private nonprofit entities.
- Advertising and Development Pro Bono.
Students from Meadows School of the Arts work on development and advertising with a variety of not-for-profit clients including Buzz-Free Campus, SMU Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Business for Diplomatic Action.