Creating connections in social entrepreneurship.
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.read more
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.read more
We had the chance to collaborate with Community Foundations of Canada on November 7th, 2022 on our The Rethinking Social Entrepreneurship Lite webinar to help inspire people about the possibilities of social entrepreneurship.read more
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).read more
The NU Community Board has hit the ground running for our second year running the NU National Awards for Outstanding Student Social Entrepreneurship. We are pleased to share that we are now accepting applications for these two awards. Each award is for $25,000. One award is selected by the NU Community Board jury, and the other award is selected by the audience at the awards presentation.read more
Social entrepreneur Madeleine Shaw (Co-Founder of Aisle and Author) discusses launching new products, education support, supply chains, and the momentum of the menstrual equity movement.read more
Social entrepreneur BE Alink, inventor of the Alinker, talks entering phase 2.0, using the award $ on a partnership, supply chains, and going deeper into their practices.read more
Founder of Colouring It Forward Diana Frost talks new books, collaborations, hiring challenges, learning, and how they spent the award $.read more
Co-Founder and Executive Director of ENABLE Sue Crawford talks COVID, record demand, learning, and how they spent the award $.read more
We are thrilled to celebrate the recipients of the NU Community Board Alberta Awards for Outstanding Student Social Entrepreneurship. The awards were announced on April 28, 2022 at an online gathering that attracted 83 attendees from across Alberta.read more