Growing Social Enterprise & Wider Social Innovation
A day full of learning, inspiration, and action
September 28, 2016 Canada Aviation and Space Museum Coming together to share experience and knowledge and meet leaders and professionals from a cross sector audience to build a common agenda for the future of doing good in our community.
People’s creativity and entrepreneurial spirit are the two greatest assets of charitable and nonprofit organizations, which should be freed up to address some of the most daunting problems of our society.
Two trends have clearly evolved in the past few years: The emergence of social finance as a revenue generation alternative and the need for charities and not for profit organizations to explore creative alternatives to diversify and increase funding for their cause.
Social Innovation including social enterprise are changing the way we work together to address critical problems facing our communities.
Now more than ever before, Canadians are joining forces by using the best of business and community approaches to invest and grow impactful ventures and initiatives that provide a financial return to investors.
The Social Enterprise Strategy for Ontario represents an important new stage in the official recognition of social enterprise and accompanying policy support.