2013 Social EnterPrize Call for Applications

Trico Charitable Foundation is currently accepting applications for their 2013 Social EnterPrize awards to recognize and celebrate leadership and excellence in social entrepreneurship across Canada.

Past winners include Potluck Café & Catering (Vancouver, BC), Mission Possible (Vancouver, BC), and Caroline Arcand of Groupe Convex Prescott-Russell (Hawksbury, ON).

“We were so delighted to be awarded the Best Emerging Social EnterPrize award by the Trico Foundation. The greatest effect was that we had our name out there, people started looking at us, and respecting the work that we did” said Brian Postlewait of Mission Possible of their 2011 award.”

This year, the awards will highlight both social enterprise and social purpose business by identifying Canadian organizations that demonstrate best practices, impact, and innovation through their activities and programs.

The awards will be divided into two categories relating to the size of the social enterprise or social purpose business (Revenue & Assets Under $1M and over $1M categories,) with prizes totalling over $80,000. The awards will be presented at the 2013 Social Enterprise World Forum in Calgary October 2-4, 2013.

Completed applications are due by 4 pm May 10, 2013.

For details on these awards please visit https://tricofoundation.ca/social_enter_award.php

Trico Charitable Foundation, established in 2008, seeks to provoke innovation and build capacity in social entrepreneurship. Its programs, initiatives and partnerships are dedicated to growing a community of sustainable, entrepreneurial organizations. For more information please visit tricofoundation.ca.

Contact: Brittni Kerluke
Manager, Programs & Grants
Trico Charitable Foundation

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