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Feasibility Assessment

A Closer Look

A Closer Look, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, is a core part of United Way’s Building Strong Neighbourhoods Strategy, which is aiming to close the rising gaps within priority neighbourhoods by targeting efforts, resident engagement and improving access to community focused tools for change. A Closer Look is led by a collaborative which includes Routes Connecting Communities, Jericho Youth Services and Georgina Food Pantry. The overall objective of Eco-Ethonomics’ …Read More

The MATCH International Women’s Fund – Equality Fund

Established through funding from Global Affairs Canada which was announced in June 2019, the Equality Fund seeks to combine international feminist grant-making with an innovative investment arm, delivering new momentum for the women’s rights movement and supporting the advancement of gender equality globally.  The Equality Fund is a consortium of partners led by The MATCH International Women’s Fund, African Women’s Development Fund, Calvert Impact Capital, Canadian Women’s Foundation, and Community …Read More

HI Toronto

Eco-Ethonomics Inc is working with Hosteling International Toronto to develop a compelling proposal to acquire city support and financing for their expansion and relocation project, which will establish them as Toronto’s most iconic hostel. A hostel that is equal in design, stature and cultural appeal to those that draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to leading cities around the world. With innovation at the forefront, the project will rely on …Read More

MATCH International Women’s Fund (the MATCH Fund)

The MATCH Fund is Canada’s only international women’s fund.  They fund grassroots women’s rights organizations around the world as they work to dismantle barriers, challenge perceptions and advance women’s rights.  The MATCH Fund came to Eco-Ethonomics for help in determining what the best strategy was for the future of their social enterprise, Cov(her).  Cov(her) had been providing back-office supports (Human Resources and Bookkeeping and Strategic Financial Management) for a number …Read More

Durham College Farm and Food System Innovation Hub

Durham College is seeking to develop a Farm and Food System Innovation Hub at an underutilized, 26-acre, property in North Oshawa. The hub will potentially provide space for start-ups, events, tool storage, privately funded research, education and public research. Eco-Ethonomics was hired to conduct a feasibility study on the farm and food system innovation hub to ensure it is a project that many stakeholders contribute to envisioning and benefit from. …Read More

Etobicoke Network of Refugee Sponsors

The Etobicoke Network of Refugee Sponsors (ENRS) is a committed volunteer organization consisting of both private and community sponsors within Etobicoke and beyond, to address the needs of new sponsors involved in refugee settlement. The ENRS is a collaboration of Islington United Church and ECULINKS Etobicoke. Eco-Ethonomics has been hired to conduct a feasibility study to address growth modelling prior to investing in the formal development of the network.

Humber Community Seniors’ Services

Humber Community Seniors’ Services (HCSS) is a non-profit organization that strives to enhance the quality of life for seniors and adults with disability by providing a wide range of support services and wellness programs that enable individuals to remain at home and promote independent living in the community. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. has been hired to support HCSS in the development of an innovative social enterprise business model, which will begin with …Read More

Inner City Health Associates

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is currently working with Inner City Health Associates (ICHA) and numerous partners (including St. Michael’s Hospital, Community Care Access Centre, Good Neighbourhoods Club and Fred Victor) on the agency’s Advisory Committee to facilitate a feasibility study on developing a hospice for the homeless and vulnerably housed in downtown Toronto.  ICHA is a group of over 60 physicians that are currently running a program called PEACH to provide medical …Read More

MiningWatch Canada and Canary Institute

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. worked with MiningWatch Canada and Canary Institute to prepare three funding applications. The applications requested funding for a social enterprise feasibility study, as well as, social enterprise training for the Board of Directors, and social enterprise coaching for senior leadership at MiningWatch Canada. The project partners are interested in discovering whether a social enterprise that provides consulting and advisory services to First Nations and mining affected communities is …Read More