Enterprising Non-Profits Canada participates in a number of research initiatives and activities that demonstrate the impacts of social enterprise. Current projects include:
Social Enterprise Sector Survey
The purpose of this project is to support the development of the social enterprise sector in Canada by conducting surveys that highlight the size, scope and impact of social enterprises at a provincial level. Funding for the surveys has included the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Institute for Nonprofit Studies, Mount Royal University, and generous local sponsors and supporters.
Visit www.sess.ca for provincial reports.
Demonstrating Value Initiative
Demonstrating Value is a community-based initiative led by Vancity Community Foundation that supports social enterprises to track and express their success, including how to assess and communicate business performances, community impact and organizational sustainability. Demonstrating Value offers free tools & resources, technical assistance, workshops and research services.
For more information & resources visit: www.demonstratingvalue.org