Non-profit social enterprises are in a ‘delicate phase’ respective to social finance
Added on: October 17, 2014
Through her years of working in non-profit management, Joanna Reynolds has been impressed by the resilience of the sector. She’s seen this displayed in how it adapts to new models and ways of working in order to survive and thrive. It’s this adaptability that portends well for its application of social finance as well, she suggests.Read more...
More non-profits and charities could benefit from a social finance strategy: Joanna Reynolds
Added on: October 15, 2014
As associate director with the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, Joanna Reynolds is privileged to connect with non-profits and charities from across the country that are at various stages of exploring alternative forms of revenue generation. She’s been intrigued to see how often organizations either want to access social finance a bit too late in the game, or they’re seeking social financing without a solid business plan in place.Read more...
Aboriginal art social enterprises keep affordable housing in Vancouver alive – Part 1
Added on: October 9, 2014
Who knew art could do so much? Not just enable spiritual thriving, but physical too. That’s what two social enterprises centred on Aboriginal art are now doing in downtown Vancouver. While visitors nourish their spirits and rest their bodies at the Skwachŕys Lodge and Residence – a combination of an Aboriginal art gallery and art-themed hotel – they’re boosting access to affordable housing for Aboriginal people at risk of homelessness.Read more...