Applications Open for the Libro Social Enterprise Incubator - Deadline September 15

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Libro Social Enterprise Incubator Starting a social enterprise? Embedding social values into an existing business? Creating a sustainable model for your non-profit? Give yourself the best chance of success by immersing yourself in the right environment. Sponsored by Libro Credit Union, the social enterprise incubator gives you a front seat into the world of social enterprise.

Apply to the Libro Social Enterprise Incubator

Participants will spend 6 months at Innovation Works working with Pillar social enterprise coaches, Libro Credit Union staff, volunteer Business Advisors and the Innovation Works community.

Key highlights:

  • 6 months access to Innovation Works
  • 3 Day Orientation Bootcamp to kick-start your enterprise planning
  • 2 months weekly social enterprise & business development workshops (Oct-Nov)
  • 1-1 Coaching with Pillar's Social Enterprise Coach
  • Support from volunteer Business Advisors specialized in your area of need
  • Access to online databases of legal documents, business plan templates & other social enterprise resources
  • A network of social enterprises at all stages of development
  • Pitch your social enterprise to over 200 guests at Pillar's Meaningful Market event

Check out what past participants have to say

Criteria:

  • Open to nonprofit, cooprerative & for-profit social enterprises
  • Open to individuals & teams
  • Applicant has a social enterprise business model they want to explore/grow (beyond idea & ready to start)
  • Model uses earned revenue (selling products/services) to fund a major part of operations
  • Model has a strong social and/or environmental impact in the community
  • Applicants do NOT need to have existing revenue, but must have a goal of earning revenue during the 6 months

Key Dates:

  • 3 Day Bootcamp; October 3rd-5th
  • Weekly workshops Tuesdays 3pm-5pm; October 16th to Dec 4th
  • Meaningful Market pitch event; date TBD

Fill in the application form and tell us how being a part of the Social Enterprise Incubator would benefit you. The application should take 15-20 minutes to complete. Questions? Want to learn more? Not sure if you qualify?

Reach out to secoach at pillarnonprofit.ca

Source: Social Enterprise Southwest

Province: 
Ontario
Categories: 
Educational Programs
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Finance
Social Economy & Social Enterprise