Archive for July, 2013

Innoweave Thanks Our Partners

Innoweave is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program to support Innoweave over the next five years.

Innoweave also wishes to acknowledge the amazing support that it has received during its first full year of operation from United Way Centraide Canada, Imagine Canada and many others.

A special thanks to Impact and Strategic Clarity Module Funders including the Ontario Trillium Foundation, PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada Foundation, United Way York Region, and CISCO Canada. Finally, thanks to all Module Developers, Workshop Hosts, and Coaches that are contributing to Innoweave.

Click here to learn more about our current partners and how to become an Innoweave partner.

Innoweave is an initiative of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and Social Innovation Generation.

Upcoming Social Enterprise Webinars

Innoweave Social Enterprise Webinar

This fall, Innoweave will partner with Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) to deliver a webinar on Social Enterprise. This one-hour session, which will take place on Friday, September 13th at 12:00p.m. EDT., will provide an introduction to Social Enterprise, and will feature examples of social enterprises that support a range of outcomes. Please click here to register.

This webinar (or a similar experience) is required preparation for the Innoweave Social Enterprise workshop on developing your social enterprise idea. It will be recorded and posted on for attendees of future workshops to view.

Counselling Foundation of Canada/enp SE Training Series

The Counselling Foundation of Canada and Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) are pleased to host a free webinar series for organizations interested in learning more about how to use social enterprise to promote employment skills.

This three-part series will run on three Wednesdays in July. It will provide

  • an introduction to social enterprise, with a focus on SEs that promote employment training;
  • an exploration of three case studies of successful employment training social enterprises from across Canada; and
  • an overview of the support that exists for organizations seeking to explore how they could launch a social enterprise, including services offered by Innoweave and enp.

To learn more about the Counselling Foundation’s series and access registration information, click here.