"For some businesses, their purpose is to make money. I believe that it’s possible to make an income while making an impact." Nicole Snobelen is a real-life fairy godmother, providing opportunities for sick children to live their dreams and be stars for a day. She shares her story...
Pillar Nonprofit Network & VERGE Capital supported these women in the development of these social enterprises. Learn how these stories are helping to reshape how we view business, nonprofit and leadership.
Ever thought about living in a shipping container? Fr8 Living Solutions, Innovation Works co-tenant and Pillar coached social enterprise, is a semi-finalist in the BMO Business Model Canvas competition for his eco-friendly and cost efficient housing solution.
Are you a nonprofit, for-profit or cooperative selling a product or service you want to promote to customers this holiday season? The 2017 Social Enterprise Gift Guide is your chance. It’s free and easy to join!
We are Bring It Impact; an organization helping the younger generation(s) gain confidence, resilience and life skills to become the incredible adults they can be. We began by offering large events and smaller workshops where we feel impact can REALLY be made. And we are (excitedly) evolving.
What if your event could support social innovation, provide training for youth, create jobs for disadvantaged Londoners, AND help underprivileged children attend camp?
By working with local social enterprises, you can do just that!
Andre Vashist has just returned from the Social Innovation Residency with an incredible amount of hope, as a recipient of incredible gifts of wisdom. His blog is a reflection of this journey so far, and his opporutnity to share these gifts with you. Read on for some inspiration and great resources on Social Innovation and stay tuned for Pillar’s Systems Thinking Exchange and Workshop coming soon.
The Ontario Impact Measurement Task Force cultivated an Action Plan for Ontario social enterprises that recommended there needs to be a common way to measure impact in Ontario—essential for the future of social entrepreneurship.