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Social Enterprise Development

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

A non-profit organization focusing on women’s rights around the world, MATCH International has expanded into the world of social enterprise with Cov(her), a business endeavor which supports women’s rights organizations, in Canada and abroad, to continue to do their work by offering shared back office functions. A specialist in social enterprise development and sustainability, Eco-Ethonomics was hired by MATCH International Women’s Fund to help grow and expand their current social …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 is …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.

Feed the Need Durham

Feed the Need Durham is a food hub in Oshawa that distributes food to 51 organizations including food banks, shelters and soup kitchens in Durham Region. Eco-Ethonomics has been hired to conduct interactive and engaging workshops on Social Enterprise Capacity Development for the primary board members.

University Health Network

In 2015, Eco-Ethonomics was hired to guide a feasibility study on a number of variations of a social enterprise model with an aim to integrate more local food into the meals of UHN’s hospital inpatients, outpatients, staff, and hospital visitors. The consultant team has been rehired in 2017 to assist in business planning for the development of an urban farm at Toronto Rehab Institute’s Lyndhurst campus and estimate its social, health and environmental outcomes.

United Church of Canada – Social Replication Research

The United Church of Canada (UCC) is interested in assessing the applicability of social enterprises within the United Church of Canada Network given its potential to create sustainable, replicable, and scalable impact. To this end, Eco-Ethonomics has been hired to assist UCC in conducting research to better understand the different types of social franchises with greatest relevance within the church space context; to identify the necessary conditions for UCC churches …Read More

Peel Multicultural Council

In 2015, Eco-Ethonomics Inc. worked with Peel Multicultural Council (PMC) to provide coaching services that aided in the completion of a feasibility study for PMC’s social enterprise focused on providing cost effective Legal, Immigration and Allied services to clients in Peel Region. The consultant team has been rehired to pursue business planning for the social enterprise. The goal of the social enterprise is to achieve excellence by delivering programs, products and …Read More