Press Release: Innovation Works & CSI Announce New Approach to Bolster Ontario’s Social Innovation Ecosystem

Innovation Works and the Centre for Social Innovation Announce New Approach to Bolster Ontario’s Social Innovation Ecosystem (London, ON) – Innovation Works, London’s new coworking space for social innovators, has announced a first-of-its-kind affiliation in Canada with the Centre for … Continued

Discovery: Ontario Centres of Excellence

Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities. Garnering over 3,000 attendees … Continued

Social Enterprise Toronto Conference 2016

Social Enterprise Toronto is proud to host its second Social Enterprise Toronto Conference 2016 on March 10, 2016 at the Learning Enrichment Foundation. The conference will bring together the social enterprise community and stakeholders for a vibrant dialogue and interactive workshops. We’re … Continued

Marketing in Nonprofit and Other Social Purpose Organizations :: Trish Krause & Samantha Jones

Instructor(s): Trish Krause & Samantha Jones Oxygen Consulting Date: Friday, May 6, 2016 :: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM Description: This session will cover basic marketing and brand building principles to help you be a more effective and focused marketer, … Continued

Social Return on Investment :: Eric Plato

Instructor: Eric Plato Plato Training and Consulting Date: Friday, April 8, 2016 :: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM Description: Traditional financial accounting does not reflect how well you are meeting your mission or the impact your work has on the … Continued

BIXI Social Enterprise Subcontractor

Executive Summary From 2011-2014, The Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) was subcontracted by BIXI to maintain the Toronto bicycle fleet. Integrated with other training and programs, the contract was the basis for a social enterprise that provided paid work experience, skills … Continued

Toronto Community Benefit Alliance

The Toronto Community Benefits Network (TCBN) was formed by labour and community organizations in January 2013 to bring the Community Benefit Agreement model to Toronto. Used extensively in the US and the UK, the CBA model ensures that publically funded … Continued