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Social Enterprise Development

United Counties of Prescott – Russell

Eco-Ethonomics is working with the United Counties of Prescott-Russell to conduct a 5-year review of its 10-year Housing & Homelessness Plan which addresses local housing and homelessness needs. The 5-year review provides an opportunity to evaluate accomplishments to date and ensure the plan continues to reflect local housing needs and provincial requirements within the counties. Through a robust community and stakeholder consultation process, Eco-Ethonomics aims to understand the progress on …Read More

Simcoe County

Eco-Ethonomics is working with the County of Simcoe in assess community needs in order to inform the possible development of a vibrant Regional Community Hub that meets the diverse service and support needs of all members of the Orillia community. Eco-Ethonomics is engaging  a diverse range of community members, including residents, local organizations, government agencies, neighbourhood associations, businesses, City and County staff, in a multi-pronged consultation to uncover community needs, …Read More

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

United Way Hamilton Halton

Eco-Ethonomics will help to facilitate the implementation of the Urban Roots project. An urban farm born out of the leadership of devoted community leaders with a passion for bio-intensive micro-farming and the United Way Hamilton Halton. The project seeks to place a focus on experiential learning, using the urban farm as a teaching resource as well as function as a self-sustaining social enterprise and resourceful pillar for the community. Eco-Ethonomics …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

All About Kindness

All About Kindness is a social enterprise owned and operated by Jessie’s – The June Callwood Center for Young Women. The social enterprise offers youth employment and training in providing Doula Services in Toronto. Eco-Ethonomics is working with All About Kindness to develop a marketing and sales strategy to exceed expected targets for the first year of business. Through interactive and engaging workshops with the Executive Director, coaching and guidance …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.