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Community Impact Ideas Support Workspace

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 two 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 Network News: Resending “13 Earth Tech Ventures Winning Big”

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This week in CSI Network News: Resending "13 Earth Tech Ventures Winning Big". Oops! A link was broken in today's newsletter. Let's fix that. 

CSI Network News: Celebrating Innovation and Innovators

Newsletter
This week in CSI Network News: Celebrating Innovation and Innovators. Inside: Spotlighting work in climate, community wealth, and social ventures

13 Earth Tech Ventures Winning Big for the Planet

Climate Ventures, Programs
Over six months, our 2020 Earth Tech cohort earned and raised $4M, supported 76 jobs, and established 116 partnerships. Now, our 2021 cohort is on track to match that success. We’re profiling the big wins of our cohorts as they champion cleantech solutions that tackle pressing environmental challenges.

Celebrating Canadian Innovation Week

News, Next Economy
This Canadian Innovation Week, we’re celebrating the innovations and innovators doing the work to bring the most promising and transformative models, enterprises, and solutions to the world.

What's On

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  • CSI Educates
  • Social Ventures
Social Entrepreneurship 101
Program Date: June 8, 2021 to
July 27, 2021
Apply by: May 20, 2021
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
  • CSI Solves
  • Community Wealth
Every One Every Day: TO
Program Date: January 15, 2021 to
March 31, 2021
Apply by: Rolling applications accepted
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