Social Innovation Fund

Together Project – Makeway

Funding will be used to execute the scaling plan for the Together Project’s Toronto model of the Welcome Group Program. 

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Up With Women

Funding will enable Up With Women to reach more women in new geographies, improve in-house technology capabilities and grow their partnership capacity.

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Equiterre

Equiterre is undertaking a digital shift to increase the efficiency of its mobilization strategies.

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Empower Me

Empower Me will use funding to purchase an online platform as a complement to their in-person training for newcomers seeking employment in the energy efficiency industry.

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Tapestry Community Capital

Tapestry has developed a community bond model that enables charities and non-profit organizations to raise capital for community priorities. Funding will support efforts to scale its model across Canada.

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UTILE (Unité de travail pour l’implantation de logement étudiant)

UTILE is a Montreal-based organization that supports the development of student-led, socially financed, non-profit student housing. This grant will support UTILE to plan new projects in Quebec and begin work in the rest of Canada.

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Smart Prosperity Institute

A grant from the Foundation will support two projects: 1) exploration of strategies to integrate the work of the Natural Step and the Smart Prosperity Institute and 2) the revitalization of the Smart Prosperity Leaders' Initiative.

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No. 9: Imagining My Sustainable Community

No. 9 has developed Imagining My Sustainable Community (IMSC), an innovative classroom program that enables students to work with architects to apply cre­ative think­ing and design to community envi­ron­mental issues. This grant will support bringing IMSC to four additional cities and to establish a complementary online platform.

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Welcome Collective

Funds from the Foundation will be used to hire new staff, engage in a communications campaign and conduct an evaluation of the Collective’s activities.

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Seed Change

USC Canada (now Seed Change) will use this grant to increase the number of farmers and researchers engaged in sustainable farming, participatory plant breeding through the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security.

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