Agents of Change

Agents of Change is one of CSI’s flagship acceleration programs. Every program is different but the goal is always the same: to accelerate the success and amplify the impact of a cohort of high-potential projects. The program includes unlimited use of workspace and all the benefits of membership plus events, mentorship, training and access to capital.


The Centre for Social Innovation and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change are supporting enterprises working on climate change solutions that increase the ability of consumers and businesses to make low-carbon choices, resulting in a quantifiable and significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

2016-17 Agents of Change: Climate Solutions

2018-19 Agents of Change: Climate Solutions 


Agents of Change: Community Health supports inspired entrepreneurs and changemakers applying innovative solutions to some of Ontario’s most pressing community health challenges that address both systemic and social determinants of health.

2016 Agents of Change: Community Health


Great cities are the product of engaged and active citizens. The types of people who insist on rolling up their sleeves to make their city a better place. The Agents of Change: City Builders program was created to give these dreamers, doers and innovators a helping hand.

2015 Agents of Change: City Builders
Toronto Agents and New York City Agents.


The 2011, 2012 and 2013 Youth Agents of Change provided space and support to young people aged 19-30 with a promising social venture to help them turn their ideas into real impact, and prepare them for early stage investment.

2013 Agents of Change: Youth

2012 Agents of Change: Youth

2011 Agents of Change: Youth