Trico Foundation & Social Entrepreneurship: 2022 in Review

Trico Foundation & Social Entrepreneurship: 2022 in Review

Happy New Year! The start of 2023 gives us the opportunity to reflect and learn from 2022. Although 2022 came with its challenges, the past twelve months were busy, historic, and made great progress in advancing both social entrepreneurship and Calgary’s role as a hub for social entrepreneurship.

Six Student Led Social Enterprises to Watch

Six Student Led Social Enterprises to Watch

This year’s NU national awards competition featured six finalists for the awards. The NU Community Board offered two primary prizes: The Board Award ($25,000) and the Audience Vote Award ($25,000). In a surprise turn of events, we also decided to award each finalist who did not receive a primary prize an award of $5,000.

Social Enterprise WINS: Supporting YYC’s Community for 30 Years

Social Enterprise WINS: Supporting YYC’s Community for 30 Years

Founded in 1992, Women in Need Society (WINS) is Calgary’s homegrown thrift charity, providing basic needs resources and support to women and their families. WINS has been supporting women and children in our community for over 30 years and has grown from one thrift store location to six across Calgary, in addition to their Donation Centre. In 2020 they launched a bulk thrift store, MORE Store! along with an online thrift box service, TwiceNEW. 

Ask Me Anything About Social Enterprise (AMAASE) Webinar 2022 & 2023 Series

Ask Me Anything About Social Enterprise (AMAASE) Webinar 2022 & 2023 Series

Are you curious about social enterprise? Trying to figure out how to solve a social problem using a business model? What burning questions do you have?

At these Ask Me Anything about Social Entrepreneurship sessions, a team of experienced professionals will be available to answer your questions (or help you find the resource you are looking for).