Social enterprise organizations and networks in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and international.
Canadian Social Enterprise Organizations
Canadian Social Enterprise Forum
Have a question about starting, growing or managing your social enterprise? The Canadian Social Enterprise Forum is a great place to start. We are an online community dedicated to sharing advice, resources and information for and about Canadian social enterprises.
Social Enterprise Council of Canada (SECC)
An alliance of social enterprise leaders who leverage their networks, knowledge and experience in order to build a strong and enabling environment for social enterprise.
Social Economy and Sustainability Research Network (Atlantic)
A multiple partner, Atlantic wide research project.
Centre for Social Innovation
The Centre for Social Innovation is always exploring new ideas in collaboration, social entrepreneurship and systems change.
enp is a funding program that provides matching grants to non-profit organizations in BC who are interested in starting or expanding a business.
Voluntary Gateway Social Enterprise Hub
Helping voluntary organizations in Canada build stronger, healthier and more vibrant communities by making it easier to communicate, network and share information online.
British Columbia Social Economy Roundtable
The online home of the social economy in British Columbia, Canada.
Canadian Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
The CCSE is an information clearinghouse on the latest developments in social entrepreneurship in Canada and internationally.
Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet)
CCEDNet is made up of Community Economic Development (CED) community-based organizations and practitioners from every region of Canada.
Canadian Centre for Community Renewal
CCE assists non-profit and for-profit organizations in building and maintaining strategic linkages between business and community.
BC Centre for Social Enterprise
If you are thinking about starting up a social enterprise and need assistance, the Fraser Valley Centre for Social Enterprise offers the tools that you need to get you started.
Social Capital Partners
Social Capital Partners invests in social enterprises that employ populations outside the economic mainstream in Canada.
Toronto Enterprise Fund
Toronto Enterprise Fund provides support and capital to startup Social Enterprises in southern Ontario
Canadian Alternative Investment Co-Operative
CAIC is an organization which provides funding and support for Canadian Social Enterprises and other non-profits who operate both in Canada and around the World
International Social Enterprise Organizations
Community Action Network (UK)
The Community Action Network (CAN) is the UK's leading organisation for the development, promotion and support of social entrepreneurs.
Institute for Social Entrepreneurs (US)
The Institute for Social Entrepreneurs provides education, training and consulting services for social entrepreneurs in the United States and abroad
Non-profit Enterprise and Self-sustainability Team (NESsT)
An organization dedicated to finding lasting solutions to systemic poverty and social injustice through the development of social enterprises.
Social Economy Network
The mission of the Social Economy Network is to build an active social economy which aims for excellence in meeting community need.
Social Enterprise Alliance
The Social Enterprise Alliance serves as advocate for the field, hub of information and education, and builder of a vibrant and growing community of social enterprises.
Social Enterprise Partnership
The Social Enterprise Partnership implements infrastructure and systems development, capacity building, research and development for the social enterprise sector in the UK.
Social Innovation Exchange
The Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) is an online network of Social Enterprises, set up to promote cooperation and collaboration between social enterprises around the world
Seedco is an American-based non-profit organization that provides strategies and assists community-based enterprises to operate and provide employment in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.
Social Enterprise Coalition (UK)
The Social Enterprise Coalition is a British lobby group for Social Enterprises and the not-for-profit sector in the UK.
The npEnterprise Forum is the global, moderated, free listserv of almost 7000 subscribers who discuss practical ways social enterprises (SEs) can advance their social or environmental missions through entrepreneurial strategies. Regardless of your affiliation -- nonprofit, for-profit, hybrid, government, or individual entrepreneur -- if you're interested in social enterprise, you're welcome here.
Government of Canada Organizations
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
Helping to build economic capacity in the Atlantic Provinces by working with the people of the region – in their communities, through their institutions and with their local and provincial governments and businesses – to create jobs and enhance earned incomes.
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
The mandate of CED is to promote the economic development of the regions of Quebec, paying special attention to those experiencing slow economic growth and inadequate employment, with a view to the enhancement of prosperity and employment in the long term.
A department of the Federal government, their mission is to work with Canadians to build a growing competitive, knowledge-based economy.
Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)
The Department of Social Development (SD) is mandated with helping to secure and strengthen Canada’s social foundation.
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Organizations
Canada / Newfoundland and Labrador Business Service Network
Whether you are starting, expanding or operating a business, the Business Service Network can provide you with business and economic information.
College of the North Atlantic
One of the largest post-secondary educational and skills training centres in Atlantic Canada, with 17 campus locations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador and one in the Middle East State of Qatar.
Innovation Trade and Rural Development Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
The mandate of the Department is to foster and promote economic development by encouraging investment, promoting strategic opportunities, and maximizing business and employment growth in all regions of the province.
Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Economic Development Association (NLREDA)
The mandate of NLREDA is to represent the regional economic development boards in Newfoundland and Labrador on issues or policy affecting regional development in an equitable, professional and responsible manner.
Regional Economic Development Boards,Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development
Our province has twenty Regional Economic Development Boards, one for each of the province’s economic regions.
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