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Spotlight on IRP Recipients: Redefin’d

Looking to the future, Redefin’d is excited to start their new journey:

“This funding has allowed us to take inventory of the learnings of the last few years and clearly define what it means to become a radically regenerative community. Our vision for the future is to open a live-in community on a rural farm that will transform the lives of 1,000 people by 2030.”

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Spotlight on IRP Recipients: Centre for Sexuality

Centre for Sexuality’s goal is to build their Training Centre into a sustainable business that generates a significant amount of revenue. Looking to the future, they have a vision to provide training and consulting services to customers throughout North America focused on diversity, inclusion, and equity in workplaces.

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Spotlight on IRP Recipients: Leftovers Foundation

The IRP funds Leftovers received are being used to start a cafe featuring redirected rescued food, upcycled food products, and sustainably sourced coffee. The café will also use a pay-what-you-want pricing model to increase dignified access to nutritional food.

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Spotlight on IRP Recipients: Medalta

The IRP funds Medalta received are being used to increase production volume, product selection, and capacity of their Working Pottery to enter into larger wholesale contracts, through upgrades of production and safety equipment.

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Alberta’s Council on Charities and Civil Society Issues Report

The Premier’s Council on Charities and Civil Society (the Council) launched a targeted engagement process in July 2020 to determine what lessons could be learned from the COVID-19 experience to date, and to provide advice on the sector’s future recovery and capacity building opportunities. Key opportunities for civil society recovery include enhancing collaboration, coordination and integration of services, improving research and data, capitalizing on new and existing technology, strengthening civil society’s financial foundations and strengthening social finance and social enterprise.

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Universal Access: A What’s Next YYC Update

Founder, Accessibility Visionary, and Entrepreneur Sean Crump understood first-hand the challenges of inaccessible spaces after an accident left him paralyzed at 19 years old. Sean then launched Universal Access, accessibility consultants that provide assessments and certifications to multiple locations that meet their physically barrier-free standard.

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Spotlight on IRP Recipients: Vecova

The funding Vecova received from the IRP program is being used to support the re-envisioning of their social enterprises that have a recycling mandate into their Recycling Service social enterprise.

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Spotlight on IRP Recipients: Sage Seniors Association

As a successful recipient of the first round of IRP funding, Sage is using their funding towards feasibility and business planning for the implementation of sliding-scale, fee-for-service, financial and personal decision-making assistance services related to guardianship, trusteeship, powers of attorney, wills, and personal directives.

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