Work at CSI for the day with our new Lounge Pass!


Join the Membership, Join the Movement

In 2004, the Centre for Social Innovation opened Canada’s first coworking space. Since then, CSI membership has expanded to offer shared support for everyone on their social impact journey. Whether you’re looking for a tight-knit community, mentorship, entrepreneurial resources and training, or for a way to support people and planet first, we’ve got something for you.

Today, CSI is Canada’s largest social innovation community. Some of our members are new to the social innovation world, while others have decades of entrepreneurial experience under their belt. We’ve got leaders of community-based initiatives, and intrapreneurs within large companies. There are individuals and organizations addressing food justice, racial justice, climate action, barriers to employment, workers’ rights, and more. The one thing that unites us? We all care deeply about making the world better for all.

Ask any CSI Member, from Community Members to hot deskers to office holders, and they’ll tell you the same thing – we all love the CSI community. There’s a reason it’s our secret sauce! And that’s why we make sure to celebrate community as often as possible. Every week at both CSI locations, we host a number of regular community events like Salad Club, Coffee Chats, Get the Scoop, and Bagel Bonding. We organize regular Lunch and Learns and Peer Circles. Larger events throughout the year include our summer laneway BBQs, Innovator Drinks, CSI Cinema, and of course, our fall Wine and Cheese and winter Holiday Gathering. As we say, there’s always something going on at CSI! The best part? All CSI Members are invited to all of our events! 

Bring a friend! For a limited time, CSI Members can bring a guest to work in our member-only lounges. 

CSI Community Membership

All the benefits, minus the workspace for only $36 + HST!

Members are the life blood of the community. Being a member of CSI is the most fun you can have while making change.

Good for: People looking for friends, connections, activities, and community. Entrepreneurs who want to drop in every once in a while. Supporters who care about CSI.

Love your home office? Continue working from home while using CSI Spadina (192 Spadina Ave.) as a business address. Your virtual office includes mail service and a 50% discount on meeting room bookings, for whenever you need to impress a client, investor, or partner face to face.

Package Includes: 

  • Includes 1 CSI Community Membership 
  • 50% off Meeting Rooms
  • Business address with mailbox
  • Total cost of Membership ($36) + Mailbox ($39) = $75/month + HST

Good for: Entrepreneurs who need a business address, and a space to drop in every once in a while.

CSI Hybrid Workspace Membership

Scalable on demand.

The future of work is flexible. 
If your team likes working in the office a couple days a week, we can put together a package that works for you. Plus, you’ll get some free meeting room time and a 50% discount on additional meeting room bookings when you need a space to ideate and collaborate.

Good for: Small teams who want to work in the office 1-2 days a week.

Hot Desks are the best way to immerse yourself in the social innovation ecosystem! A Hot Desk package gives you more than just 24/7 access to our fantastic spaces. It also gives you the opportunity to join a tight-knit community, to build your skills, and to connect with a national network of leaders, innovators, and collaborators.

For as little as $150/month, you can make CSI your home base and get all the perks of being a CSI Member. Drop in when you need a space to work, and take advantage of our networks, events, and people! Whether you’re a new founder or a systems changer, there’s a package for you. Your fellow hot deskers are executive directors, founders, systems changers, freelancers, and so much more.

Three Types Available. 

  • Hot Desk 1 is $150/month and includes 1 day a week space access and 20 Meeting Room credits.
  • Hot Desk 2 is $250/month and includes 2 days a week space access and 60 Meeting Room credits
  • Hot Desk 3 is $375/month and includes unlimited space access and 120 Meeting Room credits
  • Includes all the base benefits and fun of Community Membership
  • 50% discount on meeting rooms and event spaces 
  • $20 Lounge Passes for extra days or for your guests
  • Access to our weekly members-only events like Salad Club and Coffee Chats
  • All packages include a mailbox  

Good for: Founders, solo entrepreneurs, small teams, and employees with coworking credits. 

Your team loves the flexibility of work from home, but maybe they miss the connection and community of the office? Come in one day a week and kick off your projects, collect your mail, and drink some organic coffee on a vintage couch with a new friend!  

$550/Month. Package Includes:

  • All the base benefits and fun of Community Membership
  • Four Hot Desk 1 packages. Thats workspace for four people, one day a week.
  • 120 Meeting Room credits (thats enough for a one hour meeting, once a week) 
  • 50% discount on meeting rooms and event spaces 
  • $20 Lounge Passes for extra days or for your guests
  • Access to our weekly members-only events like Salad Club and Coffee Chats
  • Mailbox included 

Good for: Small teams that want to kick off their week together in-person.  

Workspace for six, two days a week. Get a full day of collaboration with a dedicated Team Table, a reserved workspace where you can spend the day together as a team. Then, each member gets a second day of Hot Desking each week, so they can come in and work on their own terms. That’s six Hot Desk 2 packages but 50% of the cost!

$750/Month. Package Includes:

  • Reserved Team Table once a week, six hot desks once a week. That’s workspace for six people, two days a week. A $1500 value.
  • All the base benefits and fun of Community Membership
  • 200 Meeting Room credits
  • 50% discount on meeting rooms and event spaces 
  • $20 Lounge Passes for extra days or for your guests
  • Access to our weekly members-only events like Salad Club and Coffee Chats
  • Mailbox included  

Good for: Medium sized teams that want flexibility to work together in-person and come in on their own. 

CSI Coworking Space Membership

More than just free coffee.

When CSI opened, we were the first coworking space in Canada. In the over 15 years since, we’ve been thrilled to watch the world catch up with us. We wanted to change the game, not be the only game in town.


  • We’re a nonprofit space. Rents and membership fees are reinvested here. 
  • We curate our members. You’ll be surrounded by organizations putting people and planet first.
  • We’ve built a real community. You’ll find real meaning and belonging here.
  • We promote member work daily (you’ll get access to our audience of 75K people).

Simply put, if you are a business or organization that wants to change the world, we’d love to help you make that happen.

Whether you need a private office for your team, or just a reason to get out of your house a few hours a month, we offer coworking, community, education, and acceleration services to people just like you.

Good for: People with stuff! People with people. Keep your files secured, store your books, make a dedicated space home for you and your your team. 

Don’t need all the bells and whistles? Stay connected to our work — for free — via the CSI Network.

Group of people celebrating in the Climate Ventures space.

The Most Flexible CSI Membership. Ever.

Member Discounts

TechSoup Canada

Free or discounted technology resources


20% discount on all Ownr products and services

Meeting Rooms and Event Spaces

Discounted event spaces and 50% off meeting rooms.

Toronto Tool Library

Discounts on tools and access to the MakerSpace in CSI Spadina

UPS and Good Foot Delivery

50% savings on UPS Small Package Shipments

Coworking Passport

10 free coworking days at partner workspaces across Canada

Membership Comparison

This chart details the offerings of each level of CSI membership. A PDF and HTML version of this chart is available.

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Ready To Become A CSI Member?

Let us know how you’d like to customize your membership. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an organization, a networker or a serial socializer, a supporter or an optimist, or all of those things combined, we’ll welcome you with open arms!

Featured Members And Alumni

Logo Bar of CSI Members and Alumni: Ontario Nonprofit Network, StopGap Foundation, Mommy Monitor, AccessNow, Twenty One Toys, Canopy, Waer Rangers, makeroom, Future Majority, Ontario Council of International Cooperation

The CSI Network

If you aren’t ready to become a CSI Member yet, you can still stay connected to the community and our work through the CSI Network — for free!

You’ll be the first to know about impact jobs and events, get weekly updates on how CSI members are creating the future we want to see, and never miss a new program, accelerator, or funding opportunity again.