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Where those shaping the
next economy find
Community Impact Ideas Support Workspace

Welcome to Canada’s Largest Social Innovation Community

Members of the Centre for Social Innovation work across sectors to create a better world. We accelerate their success and amplify their impact through the power of coworking, community, and collaboration. Together, we’re building a movement to put people and planet first.

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CSI is home to over 3,000 members across two locations.
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CSI has supported over 5,000 social impact organizations since launching in 2004.
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Our members have a combined annual revenue of over $250M.

Everything our members need to thrive

Workspace, programs and community created with intention for and by today’s changemakers.

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Space

CSI is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the creation of shared coworking spaces for social innovation in Canada and beyond. We offer flexible hot desk packages right up to fully equipped offices with all the perks.

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Programs

From growing early-stage ventures in our accelerators to launching new enterprises through our labs, we provide people with the knowledge, skills, connections and resources they need to accelerate their success and amplify their impact.

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Community

We know the importance of building lasting relationships and strong networks. Our curated events and initiatives create ongoing opportunities for CSI members to come together, share, collaborate, and make change online and offline.

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Featured Story

CSI Network News: Why are climate solutions still struggling to scale?

Newsletter
CSI Network News: Why are climate solutions still struggling to scale? Also: keeping CSI green during the pandemic.

Tender care: keeping CSI green during the pandemic

Spaces, Staff
With greenery making a comeback after a distinctly isolating winter, it feels like the right time to spotlight a few of CSI’s unsung heroes: our plant caregivers, Veronika and Deenie. Over the last year, they have spent many hours watering, pruning and taking care of CSI’s countless plants, and their work should not go unnoticed. Let me explain why.

How Your Enterprise can Create a Trans Inclusive Workplace

IDEA, Member Stories
This International Trans Day of Visibility, we profiled CSI Member, Pride at Work Canada, about how organizations can create trans-inclusive workplaces.

Our 2019/2020 Annual Report

News, Next Economy
And things were going so well! It feels strange to talk about it now, but our fiscal year 2019/20 was on track to generate a healthy surplus, while delivering excellent programs and phenomenal services to over 1000 social purpose enterprises, and engaging networks of social innovators from coast-to-coast.

What's On

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  • CSI Educates
  • Social Ventures
WOSEN’s Start Program
Program Date: April 28, 2021 to
June 30, 2021
Apply by: Applications Closed
Are you interested in exploring your purpose as a social entrepreneur? Do you have an early-stage idea that will create positive social or environmental impact?Join the Start program for women and gender non-binary entrepreneurs to uncover the possibilities of your social impact.
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  • CSI Invests
  • Social Ventures
WOSEN’s Investment Readiness Supports
Apply by: Open intake on continuous basis
The Investment Readiness Sandbox is for women and gender non-binary people who lead established social ventures, who have a defined capital need, and who are preparing for funding or investment in the coming year.
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April 14, 2021
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