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

Organization: 
Social Enterprise Toronto and the Learning Enrichment Foundation
Author: 
Cameron Revington, Robyn Hoogendam, and Andrew Holeton

Social procurement is a process that targets social impact as a desired or required quality in goods or services to be purchased. It is commonly practiced by individuals, businesses and governments around the world.

Year: 
2015
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Partnership Building
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Sector-Based Strategies
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
Weblink
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Community Economic Development Organisations

Organization: 
CDEC du Quebec

This programme provides support to local economic actors, and is involved in workshops, enhancing competitiveness, and productivity in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Year: 
2014
Format: 
Document
Research report
Case study
Categories: 
Government
Introduction to CED
Organizational Development
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Urban Development
Source: 
Weblink
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Join Us for the Launch of The View From Here 2015: Manitobans Call for a Renewed Poverty Reduction Plan

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba and the Canadian CED Network have partnered to launch The View From Here 2015: Manitobans Call for a Renewed Poverty Reduction Pl

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Evaluation of Community Futures Program

Organization: 
Western Economic Diversification Canada: Policy and Strategic Direction Branch

The Community Futures Program (CFP) supports Community Economic Development (CED) and builds the self-reliance and capacity of communities to realize their full sustainable potential. The objectives of the CFP in support of this mandate include fostering economic stability, growth and job creation; helping to create diversified an

Year: 
2014
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Government
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Regional & Development
Rural CED
Source: 
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A Decade of the New Markets Tax Credit: An Economic Impact Analysis

Organization: 
New Markets Tax Credit Coalition

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) was enacted in 2000 as part of the bipartisan Community Renewal Tax Relief Act (P.L. 106-554), which then President Bill Clinton called "the most significant effort ever to help hardpressed communities lift themselves up through private investment and entrepreneurship".

Year: 
2014
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Finance
Government
Housing & Real Estate
Policy Development & Advocacy
Source: 
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