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Join us on November 21 to celebrate the best, most innovative and impactful Canadian social entrepreneurs using business models to solve social problems at the Social EnterPrize. Together we will recognize the 2019 recipient of the Social EnterPrize award who will receive $100,000.

As a part of the Social EnterPrize Awards evening, the 10 finalists for What’s Next YYC will participate in a live pitch fest vying for $25,000 for the most popular audience choice. Three additional awards of $25,000 each will be selected by a judge. Please note: an organization can only receive one award for the evening. Live voting will take place at the event. Do not miss your chance to help decide who takes home the Audience Choice Award! Click here to register.

Social entrepreneurship = social x entrepreneurship.

At its core, social entrepreneurship uses business models/ markets to solve social problems. Regardless of whether it’s an individual or an organization, regardless of their choice of incorporation- non-profit or for-profit, these elements are the driving and amplifying force.

We support social entrepreneurship.

We are a private foundation that believes in supporting social entrepreneurship through programmatic, grant making, and partnership approaches. We take a systems view to every decision we make and foster social entrepreneurship by supporting the ecosystem and providing social entrepreneurs with capacity building resources.

We are entrepreneurial.

We believe in making social entrepreneurship mainstream. We know we can’t do it alone. Which is why we don’t just fund organizations; we work with them and learn with them to move the sector forward, taking risks along the way.
Skwachàys Lodge Wins the 2019 $100,000 Social EnterPrize

Skwachàys Lodge Wins the 2019 $100,000 Social EnterPrize

Presented by the Trico Charitable Foundation and the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, the biennial Social EnterPrize celebrates Canadian organizations demonstrating best practices, impact and innovation in social enterprise. We are extremely excited to announce Skwachàys Lodge as the recipient of the 2019 Social EnterPrize! The award will be formally presented on the evening of November 21, 2019. Tickets now available!

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Announcing Charmian Love as What’s Next YYC Judge: International Veteran of Social Entrepreneurship Will Also Offer Coaching to Four Recipients

Announcing Charmian Love as What’s Next YYC Judge: International Veteran of Social Entrepreneurship Will Also Offer Coaching to Four Recipients

Trico Charitable Foundation and the Haskayne School of Business are extremely pleased to announce Charmian Love as the judge for What’s Next YYC at the Social EnterPrize event on November 21st, 2019. Charmian is also offering the four lucky recipients of What’s Next YYC one hour of one-on-one coaching, which is a huge bonus for any social entrepreneur.

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