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Community Initiatives & Funding Opportunities

Social Enterprise Accelerator: Sustainable Food and Agriculture:


MaRS Social Venture connexion (SVX) is offering a social enterprise accelerator (SEA) program for social enterprises working in the sustainable food and agriculture sector. This is an amazing opportunity that will provide organizations with the support to develop their capital raising capacity and to scale their impact. Designed to eliminate uncertainty and increase investment readiness, this mentorship will feature an in-person intensive education program including pitch preparation with experienced experts. As well as the opportunity to pitch your enterprise to impact investors!
Community Hubs Facilitation Program:The Ministry of Infrastructure has launched a new program to support community organizations involved with developing community hubs across Ontario. This facilitation program will support local community building by developing and aiding in the process of operating sustainable and viable community hubs.  The program is intended to enhance the supports available on the Community Hubs Resource Network – CommunityHubsOntario.ca. Funding will be awarded to successful applicants to hire a facilitator who will assist with advancing their community hub related project. Details including eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found at: www.ontario.ca/page/community-hubs