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Provoking Innovation and Building Capacity in Social Entrepreneurship

FAQ: What’s the Definition of Social Entrepreneurship?

This is a blog series dedicated to the frequently asked questions we get during the Ask Me Anything About Social Enterprise (AMAASE) sessions. One frequently asked question we get asked is “what is the definition of social enterprise?”

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Prizes of $270,000 celebrate all stages of social enterprises across Canada

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.

Rajan Rathnavalu, co-founder and CEO at Newo Global Energy, discusses IRP funding, branding, boosting internal capacity, and exploring opportunities for investment and social procurement.

Happy New Year! The start of 2024 gives us the opportunity to reflect and learn from 2023. 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.

This is a blog series dedicated to the frequently asked questions we get during the Ask Me Anything About Social Enterprise (AMAASE) sessions. One frequently asked question we get asked is “what is the definition of social enterprise?”

The Aquatic Biosphere Society of Canada’s mission is to educate, inspire, and empower people to play an active role in the conservation of our aquatic ecosystems. Lee J. Burton, Secretary to the Board, discusses IRP funding, reinforcement of community value, and next steps.

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