ONN says no to hybrid corporations legislation

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is conducting a consultation on a potential framework for social enterprise legislation (also known as dual purpose legislation or hybrid legislation) where the goal is to enable social good and private profit through … Continued

Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise 2015

  This is the place you want to be on April 22- April 24! Where: London Convention Centre in London Ontario You are the movement! Today, across the country, both individually and as a sector we are creating amazing social, … Continued

Eleven Organizations chosen for The Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund Announced

The Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure has announced that eleven non-profit intermediary organizations will be receiving funding through Ontario’s $4M Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund. The Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund: helps social entrepreneurs/enterprises who are tackling Ontario’s most pressing … Continued

SEE’s Spotlight Series: Erin Beagle, Roots to Harvest

Over the next year, Social Entrepreneurship Evolution (SEE) will be posting a series of profiles highlighting various youth social entrepreneurs (YSEs) in Northern Ontario. We hope that their stories inspire you; whether you’re already making change happen or just looking … Continued

The Social Procurement Intermediary: The State of the Art and its Development Within the GTHA

This significant report, just released, critically examines the state of social procurement in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) through the lens of global social procurement movements. Its focus is the potential role of a social procurement intermediary – … Continued

enp-Ottawa and CISED Social Enterprise Mission Multiplier Grant: Apply by January 16

Is your non-profit organization: exploring social enterprise as a means of enhancing the delivery of your mission or programs? launching a social enterprise to respond to community needs? growing a social enterprise to diversify revenue sources and improve self-sustainability? If … Continued

Spotlight on Social Enterprise: Spun Studio

Sistering is an organization that offers practical and emotional support to women through programs which enable them to take greater control over their lives. Guided by the principles of anti-racism and anti-oppression, Sistering works to change social conditions, which endanger … Continued

Sharing SEontario Stories – A Social Enterprise Webinar Series

Learn About a Range of Social Enterprise Models Wondering what social enterprise really looks like? What it takes to succeed? What impacts social enterprises can have? Join us this November for our social enterprise webinar series, with insights into the … Continued

September and October SEonFAQ

What is Social Enterprise and who can call themselves a Social Entrepreneur? There are many different interpretations of what a social enterprise is, and how people within the community define it and themselves. During the month of September the SEontario … Continued

A glimpse into the world of pre-loved furniture: A spotlight on Furniture Bank

This week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise, by the Social Purchasing Project, shines the light on Furniture Bank. Furniture Bank is a registered charity and social enterprise in the Greater Toronto Area. They’ve been helping people establish their homes since 1998. … Continued