Social enterprise is an emerging tool for non-profit and charitable organizations to enhance their service delivery and financial sustainability. They are businesses that blend both successful enterprise endeavours and social outcomes. Focusing on employment-based models this webinar session will be a good introduction to the concept, practice and process for social enterprise.
Specific questions that this webinar will answer:
• What is social enterprise?
• Why start a social enterprise?
• What kind of business will support employment opportunities?
• How do we measure success?
• How do we start and who should be involved?
David Lepage (Team Manager, Enterprising Non-Profits)
David is the Team Manager of Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) supporting the development and growth of social enterprises. Enp provides resources, technical assistance, workshops, grants and is collaborating on creating an enabling environment for social enterprise across Canada. He has worked in the non-profit arena for over 35 years, in inner cities, and remote communities, diverse cultural communities, in multiple roles, from board, manager, staff, and funder.
For more information visit: contactpoint.ca/events/2013/07/introduction-to-social-enterprise-featuring-employment-training-program-models/