Social Enterprise Startup Incubator applications now open! Due June 15th!

Starting a social enterprise? Embedding social values into an existing business? Creating a sustainable model for your non-profit? Give yourself the best chance of success by immersing yourself in the right environment with @PillarNN. Find out more and apply by June 15th to join the next cohort of changemakers in our community and get access to 1-1 business mentorship, a network of social innovators & a hub of positive community impact. 
"Having a space that is forward thinking but is also value driven and has all kinds of talent in one building, @Innovation Works is a hub of social enterprise and good business in London" - Garrett Vandervelt, Turnkey Transportation
Participants will join us at Innovation Works for 6 months and work with Pillar staff, Libro Credit Union staff, volunteer Business Advisors and the Innovation Works community.

Key highlights:
- 6 months access to Innovation Works
- 1-1 Coaching with Pillar's Social Enterprise Coach
- Support from volunteer Business Advisors specialized in your area of need
- Access to online databases of legal documents, business plan templates & other social enterprise resources
- A network of social enterprises at all stages of development

Check out what our past participants have to say! (VIDEO)

Criteria:
- Open to both nonprofit & for-profit social enterprises
- Open to individuals & teams
- Applicant has a strong social enterprise business model (beyond "idea" & ready to start)
- Model uses earned revenue (selling products/services) to fund a major part of operations (ideally 100%)
- Model has a strong social and/or environmental impact in the community
- Applicants do NOT need to have existing revenue, but must have a goal of earning revenue during the 6 months

Fill in the application form and tell us how being a part of the Social Enterprise Incubator would benefit you. The application should take 15-20 minutes to complete. Questions? Want to learn more? Not sure if you qualify? Reach out to secoach@pillarnonprofit.ca.

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