Career Skills Incubator’s mission is to empower the unemployed and underemployed to develop skills so they achieve their dream careers. We do it through mentorship programs, professional events and customized volunteer positions. Although a majority of our members are young … Continued
Grassroots Research offers expertise to organizations interested in community-based research using peer research consultants. Involving individuals who live in or have connections to a particular community is often very effective in carrying out research projects as the peer researchers … Continued
KLINK Coffee is a social enterprise that was created by St. Leonard’s Society of Toronto, a not-for-profit, non-religious charitable organization. St. Leonard’s Society of Toronto has since merged with the John Howard Society of Toronto (JHST) KLINK is now a … Continued
Hatch Ptbo is a COIN social enterprise that builds a more vibrant and inclusive local economy by providing workspace, community, and resources to social purpose business and enterprising non-profits. Community Background Hatch Ptbo was built by and with the community! A … Continued
The Forge, a co-working space in Greater Sudbury managed by the environmental non-profit network reThink Green, is designed for productivity, collaboration, and innovation. Created using sustainable materials and processes, the Forge presents opportunities for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and established businesses to … Continued
Français Free Geek Toronto (FGT) originated in 2009 with the vision to make our city a place where e-waste is disposed of responsibly, safely and ethically, and where everyone has access to computers and the Internet. FGT is a United Way supported … Continued
Français The Community Opportunity & Innovation Network Incorporated is a non-profit community economic development (CED) corporation and has been serving the Peterborough area of Central Ontario for the past 20 years. COIN promotes equality, wellness and empowerment through innovative and … Continued
Français Kitigan sells authentic, high quality, Aboriginal handmade goods online. Its name is an Ojibway word, meaning “garden” and symbolizing growth, prosperity and the nurturing aspect of Mother Earth. Kitigan products are constructed, carved, sewn and preserved from wood, stone, … Continued
For four years, CISED has offered advice, information and coaching to non profit staff and volunteers, solopreneurs, and policy makers seeking to build social enterprise as a tool to address social problems. Our social mission is to help build strong, vibrant, and sustainable social enterprises that will address the needs of our community.
For the past ten years, we’ve provided employment and skills training for new immigrant women and underemployed, while diverting harmful waste from our landfills. And with your help, we will continue for another ten years: recycling fabric and changing lives.