Where those shaping the
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Welcome to Canada’s Largest Social Innovation Community

Members of the Centre for Social Innovation work across sectors to create a better world. We accelerate their success and amplify their impact through the power of coworking, community, and collaboration. Together, we’re building a movement to put people and planet first.

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CSI is home to over 3,000 members across three locations.
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CSI has supported over 5,000 social impact organizations since launching in 2004.
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Our members have a combined annual revenue of over $250M.

Everything our members need to thrive

Workspace, programs and community created with intention for and by today’s changemakers.

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Space

CSI is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the creation of shared coworking spaces for social innovation in Canada and beyond. We offer flexible hot desk packages right up to fully equipped offices with all the perks.

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Programs

From growing early-stage ventures in our accelerators to launching new enterprises through our labs, we provide people with the knowledge, skills, connections and resources they need to accelerate their success and amplify their impact.

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Community

We know the importance of building lasting relationships and strong networks. Our curated events and initiatives create ongoing opportunities for CSI members to come together, share, collaborate, and make change online and offline.

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Featured Story

CSI’s Director of Programs Recognized as Emerging Leader by The Globe and Mail

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We are so honoured and delighted to announce that CSI’s Director of Programs Barnabe Geis has been selected as one of 50 changemakers and leaders by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine. We’re thrilled that social entrepreneurship and social innovation are becoming more and more accepted and mainstream!

Reimagining CSI Membership For Everyone

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From aspiring entrepreneurs to early-stage ventures to established organizations, there is no one profile of a CSI Member. Membership can mean a lot of different things, and we invite you to find out what it means to you!

Break Free of Breakout Rooms

CSI Connects, Events
Most online spaces aren’t designed for serendipity. They’re strictly regulated: every meeting is prescribed with purpose and a set list of attendees. This is great when you need to hit a deadline, but terrible when you’re looking to truly connect with people.

New opportunities at the Centre for Social Innovation

Community Wealth, CSI Connects
Building social capital and linking with social ecosystems is the foundation of strengthening any community, and it is particularly true in Regent Park. Denise Soueidan-O’Leary, our Regent Park Community Manager, wrote about how Our Every One Every Day: Toronto Our Neighbourhood Project brought community members together.

What's On

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Social Ventures
Social Entrepreneurship 101
Program Date: February 4, 2021 to
April 1, 2021
Apply by: Registration closed
Our Social Entrepreneurship 101 program covers all aspects of social entrepreneurship, from making sure you’ve identified the right problem, to testing solutions, turning your solution into a sustainable business model, and measuring its impact.
Every One Every Day
Community Wealth
Every One Every Day: TO
Program Date: January 15, 2021 to
March 31, 2021
Apply by: February 28, 2021
A new community project in Regent Park: get to know your neighbours and make our neighbourhood even better!
March 2, 2021
  • Online
  • Common Platform Member
March 2, 2021
March 2, 2021
  • Online
  • Common Platform Member
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