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June 30, 2020
For many, the toughest leadership test is now looming: how to adapt your nonprofit or social enterprise in these uncertain and rapidly changing times. Many community-based organizations are in the midst of responding to COVID-19, and we are now preparing for the recovery phase. While we don’t yet know the full extent of the virus’ impact on our communities, uncertainty is the new standard. Whether you are currently operating at... Read More
March 17, 2020
Updated March 30, 2020 The past few days have been a whirlwind of activity, communication and concern for those in our community and around the world. At this time, we are challenged to tap into the things that are most important to us – namely the health and well-being of ourselves and one another. With this in mind, for the first time since we opened, Innovation Works has made the... Read More
February 12, 2020
2020 is the year of nature, and to support our nation’s cross-sector effort to activate major opportunities on the horizon, Birds Canada , alongside a Steering Committee of Canada’s leading nature and conservation organizations, organized the Nature-Based Climate Solutions Summit . This decade is seeing the emergence of the UN Nature-based Solutions to Climate Coalition, the Post-2020 Convention on Biological Diversity negotiations, and the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration . Here... Read More
August 2, 2019
Current round of applications due are September 10th, 2019 for the Libro Social Enterprise Incubator, a program of Pillar Nonprofit Network starting October 1st, 2019. Starting a social enterprise? Embedding social values into an existing business? Creating a sustainable model for your nonprofit? Give yourself the best chance of success by immersing yourself in the right environment. Sponsored by Libro Credit Union, our social enterprise incubator gives you a front... Read More
June 11, 2019
The Ontario government released the 2019 Budget on April 11, its first since taking office last June. On May 9, it released the 2019 Expenditure Estimates. What does the budget mean for our sector and specifically London and area? On this page you will find some useful links to keep you updated on current policy changes and we will do our best to add additional links as they become available... Read More
April 27, 2019
Twice a year we invite startup social enterprises to join us for 12 months of integrated, supported learning at Innovation Works. Sponsored by Libro Credit Union , we provide ongoing coaching, mentorship, learning opportunities and resources to boost the impact of these social enterprises. Social Enterprise Incubator participants receive: - 3 months of bi-weekly workshops; including business development, strategic planning and impact measurement - 6 months of 1-1 Coaching with... Read More
March 4, 2019
We are excited to announce a redesign of Pillar Nonprofit Network's Membership Program! For the past 17 years, Pillar Nonprofit Network has been supporting nonprofits to fulfill their missions and to connect the three pillars - nonprofit, business and government. We know there is more we can do to facilitate deeper and expanded connections so that we can lean on each other and share what we know. This includes expanding... Read More
March 4, 2019
Pillar Nonprofit Network is excited to have our Executive Director, Michelle Baldwin embarking on a Reflective Practice and Research Fellowship from March 1 - August 31, 2019. Michelle will be capturing the origin stories, learning, failures and impact of Pillar’s journey as a network support organization and two of its key initiatives, Innovation Works and VERGE. Further, Michelle will be working alongside local, provincial, national and international networks and capturing... Read More
March 4, 2019
In light of recent changes to Pillar's membership program, we have made some shifts within our team to better support our members.Read More
June 29, 2018
Innovation Works is offering a new 6 month Pillar Flex Package, sponsored by Pillar Nonprofit Network. Become an Innovation Works Co-Tenant for $65/month for 6 months (regularly $125/month). Spots are limited. Apply TODAY! Pillar Flex Package Requirements Your organization identifies as a Nonprofit An understanding that this is a 6 month pilot project Have an Advisory Committee or a Board of Directors Will work regularly and be present at Innovation... Read More


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