New Social Enterprise Incubator Launched on Vancouver Island

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Social Enterprise IncubatorIn partnership with Scale Collaborative, the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria (a member of the Canadian CED Network) has launched a Social Enterprise Incubator. The incubator is designed to assist with the development of new social enterprises and is run by those who have successfully started multiple social enterprises and have coached others to achieve their own social and business goals.

This program is built to support success

FEATURING:

  • Mission-focused Business Planning
  • Intensive four-month workshop series
  • Three-month launch support
  • Guest speakers and expert advise
  • One-on-one coaching and mentorship
  • Access to extensive tools and resources 
  • Interactive peer learning environment

THE PLAN STARTS NOW:

  • July: Applications OPEN! See their website or email incubator at communitycouncil.ca for more details
  • August: Applications deadline August 19, 2016
  • August 26: 4-6 Applicants selected
  • September-November: Business Plan Development
  • January-March 2017: Launch Support & Coaching

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

  • Organizations who have a great social enterprise idea & want support to better define it
  • Those in a feasibility or early planning stage
  • Organizations who want to increase their internal capacity for developing social enterprises

Preference will be given to:

  • Vancouver Island non-profit and charitable organizations 
  • Enterprise concepts that create jobs for those facing barriers to employment 
  • Enterprises that employ youth (ages 16-30)

Note: Applicants who do not meet these criteria will also be considered

Apply now for the Social Enterprise Incubator

APPLICATION DEADLINE AUGUST 19, 2016

Questions? Contact:
Andrew Holeton, CED Program Manager
Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria
andrew at communitycouncil.ca  |  250-831-6166 x 109

Province: 
British Columbia
Categories: 
Educational Programs
Social Economy & Social Enterprise