Learn About a Range of Social Enterprise Models: Sharing SEontario Stories

November 3, 2014

Sharing SEontario Stories
Learn About a Range of Social Enterprise Models

Wondering what social enterprise really looks like? What it takes to succeed? What impacts social enterprises can have? Join us this November for insights into the worlds of six social enterprises operating in Ontario, and learn what it could mean for your work to start, grow and support social enterprises in our province.
Developing Multiple Enterprises  – an Effective Growth Strategy | Nov. 13
12pm to 1pm Eastern Time
Presenters: Caroline Arcand of Groupe Convex and Doug Dowhos of St. Joseph’s Care Group
The enterprise types developed by these two organizations range from cafes to recycling, woodshops to casual labour and so much more. Creating multiple enterprises is a proven strategy to scale up the impacts of social enterprises in communities. Hear the stories of how it was accomplished, why this strategy was selected and why each chose the unique model it has.


Shared Space – for Co-workers, for Communities | Nov. 18
12pm to 1pm Eastern Time
Presenters: Glen Newby of New Path Foundation and Rebecca Danard of reThink Green
From financing a building to building a community, these two models of shared space provide lessons and inspiration for anyone thinking of developing or working in these kinds of settings. With expertise as landlords and leaders, Glen and Rebecca will answer your questions about shared space.


Municipal Support of Social Enterprise – Innovative Local Governments | Nov. 25
12pm to 1pm Eastern Time
Presenters: Sara Penner
The important work of community organizations could not happen without finding ways to fully resource that work. Learn about core fundraising strategies and tools at this session. Work through the beginnings of a fund development plan and walk away with a sense of your organization’s gaps and opportunities.


More Information:
Contact Paul Chamberlain at pchamberlain at ccednet-rcdec.ca or 204.943.0547
The Canadian CED Network in Ontario and partners in the Rural Social Enterprise Constellation (RSEC) and Linking Investment and Infrastructure for Social Enterprise in Ontario (LIAISOn) are pleased to present these three engaging webinars.