Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

UPCOMING DEADLINES   Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP) The Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP) is a new grant launched by the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation (JERI). The Government…

Impact and Social Enterprise Jobs

Are you looking to make a positive impact through your everyday work? Impact and social enterprise jobs provide meaningful work that contributes to the wellbeing of our communities and their people. We’ve rounded up some…

Changing human behaviour, one social enterprise at a time

Photo Credit: Friendly Composting Social entrepreneurs like Katie and Claire are part of a growing, global movement of people pairing purpose and profit. When Katie Forsyth and Claire McLoughlin decided to go into business together…

May 2022: Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

Sustainable Recovery Grant In response to COVID-19, a funding stream is available to support sustainability and resilience for the charitable sector. Successful applicants will receive one-time grant funding for 6-12 months of customized coaching on…

Seeking Entrepreneurs-in-Residence for Social Impact

About The Role Purppl is seeking two or three permanent, part-time Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) to coach, collaborate, and build respectful and trusting relationships with social entrepreneurs and social impact leaders. Your work with clients will focus…

March 2022: Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

  Social Enterprise & Scaling Impact Streams Innoweave provides funded coaching access for organizations looking to expand a program or implement a new approach or deepen their social impact. Yes, Purppl can provide the coaching….

February 2022: Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

The Greater Good by Madeleine Shaw, Social Entrepreneur and Author. The Greater Good is an inspiring, practical and deeply personal look at a growing movement of non-traditional entrepreneurs whose ventures are focused on creating social…

January 2022: Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

Valley First Community Endowment Projects that enhance the resourcefulness and resiliency of individuals in the Okanagan, Thompson and Similkameen regions. This focus can support programming that improves people’s capacity and ability to care for themselves…

November 2021: SoCent Funding & Resources

Kelowna General Operating Grant This program aims to provide assistance to non-profit arts, culture and heritage organizations which provide impactful, quality programs and services, demonstrate sustainable operations and contribute to the realization of the City’s…

Work with Purppl! Now Hiring an Impact Manager [closed]

Purppl is seeking an Impact Manager to build deep relationships with social enterprises, social purpose organizations and community stakeholders while supporting Purppl coaches (EIRs) to ensure client success and social impact. The Impact Manager is…

Work with Purppl! Now Hiring an Operations Coordinator [closed]

Purppl is seeking an Operations Coordinator to provide comprehensive coordination and administration for all of Purppl’s services and activities. This position plays a key role in supporting Purppl’s Impact Manager, Managing Director, and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIRs)….

Recently Launched Social Enterprise makes impact on Canada’s first national Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Photo Credit: Kelly Terbasket overlooking her family’s traditional territory, at nkwrulauxw (yellow dirt). Photo by Chehala Leonard kinSHIFT generates over 700 paid registrations in 3 months, for workshop series for non-Indigenous settlers.   South Okanagan…