Programs and Projects

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

For events and workshops, check out CSI Programming Calendar.

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Community Wealth
Homelessness & Hygiene Lab
The City of Toronto and CSI are working together to facilitate a set of meetings between homelessness experts and social entrepreneurs.
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Community Wealth
Every One Every Day: TO
Program Date: November 1, 2020 to
March 31, 2021
Apply by: October 31, 2020
A new community project in Regent Park: get to know your neighbours and make our neighbourhood even better!
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Social Ventures
League of Social Entrepreneurs
The League of Social Entrepreneurs will combine their entrepreneurial energy with social innovation labs and the firepower of acceleration and incubation to create enterprising solutions that Build Back Better.
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Climate Ventures
Earth Tech
Program Date: January 1, 2021 to
July 31, 2021
Apply by: November 1, 2020
Earth Tech is a six-month accelerator for those working on climate or water technology solutions that will positively impact communities and ecosystems across Canada.
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Social Ventures
Social Entrepreneurship 101
Program Date: October 27, 2020 to
December 15, 2020
Apply by: October 22, 2020
The Centre for Social Innovation offers a Social Entrepreneurship 101 program that covers all aspects of social entrepreneurship, from making sure you’ve identified the right problem, to testing solutions, turning your solution into a sustainable business model, and measuring its impact.
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Social Ventures
WOSEN
Program Date: October 7, 2020 to
December 2, 2020
Apply by: September 13, 2020
CSI is offering social enterprise training programs for women and gender non-binary entrepreneurs as part of the Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network (WOSEN).