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So Fun – Social Enterprise Fundamentals Workshop

September 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



What is the SoFun Workshop?

SoFun is a social enterprise fundamentals workshop that has been developed for those who want to learn more about the lean startup principles for social enterprise. This full-day workshop on September 12th (9:00am – 4:00pm) provides in-person education, contextual examples, exercises, and tools to help you build, grow, and analyze a social enterprise. Using a case study of an award winning social enterprise, Mission Possible, participants will walk through completed examples the the tools and then have an opportunity to build for their own situation. Come and learn with and from social entrepreneurs.

Tools and Topics Include:

  • Business Model Canvas
  • Customer Discovery Process
  • Corporate Structure for Social Enterprise
  • Theory of Change
  • Positioning and Storytelling
  • Funding Models / Opportunities


What is a Social Enterprise?

A social enterprise is an organization that is setup to use a business model to solve a social or community challenge. Incorporation models can include non-profit, charity, co-op, for-profit, CCC, etc. It is about using entrepreneurial models to fund long-term solutions to social and community challenges.


Who Should Attend?

This workshop is ideal for non-profit and charity leaders, entrepreneurs, ‘wantrepreneurs,’ students, government employees, funders, and companies looking to improve their corporate social responsibility initiatives.


September 12, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Shatford Centre
760 Main St.
Penticton, British Columbia V2A 5E2 Canada