Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation that was established in 2007 to develop businesses and social programs to employ individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. EV was named the 2012 Nonprofit of the Year by the Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce. The organization operates a variety of small businesses to fulfill its mission, including the Event Center at Extraordinary Ventures, EV Gifts, EV Laundry and EV Office Services.