Social Enterprise Intake

Thanks for connecting! Please help us better understand how we can support your social enterprise by answering the following questions.

The form should take about 10 minutes to complete. All information provided will be kept confidential by Pillar. The information will not be released or disclosed to third-party members without your consent.

e.g., she / he / they

e.g., founder, executive director, employee, volunteer

Tell us about yourself!

If your enterprise is a subsidiary of a larger charity or nonprofit organization, please answer these questions based on the social enterprise, not the parent organization.

Max. 500 words
How does it generate revenue?
Max. 500 words
Max. 200 words
Who is involved in your enterprise, and in what capacity?
Max 200 words


We utilize demographics to identify specific programming, funding and resources that may be most relevant for you. We also use this data to better understand who is accessing our programs and where we can continue improving our outreach to populations that may be underserved. Completing this section is optional.

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Pillar Support & Services

Pillar Nonprofit Network offers programs and services to help social enterprises maximize their impact

Consulting services:
* 1-1 coaching
* Business plans & financial modelling
* Market analysis & feasibility studies
* Board governance, training, and recruitment

Social Enterprise Incubator:
* Two cohorts per year (applications open in February and August)
* Sponsored by Libro Credit Union (no fee to participate)
* 3-day Bootcamp to kick-start social enterprise development
* 3 months of weekly workshops on social enterprise & business development
* 6 months of bi-weekly coaching with our social enterprise team
* 12 months membership to Pillar and Innovation Works

Learning & Development Workshops:
* Upgrade your skills
* Keep up-to-date on new and best practices
* Network with peers

Shared workspace at Innovation Works:
* 32,000 sq.ft. co-working space in downtown London
* Connect with a vibrant community of purpose-driven individuals, organizations, and enterprises
* Flexible workspace options: drop-in access, dedicated desks, or private offices

VERGE Capital
(Startup Fund: $5k-$100k, Breakthrough Fund: $50k-$500k)
Our mandate and portfolio stretches from Windsor to the Hamilton/Niagara region (in other words, anything west of the GTA)
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The information you are sharing with us about your social enterprise helps us determine your eligibility for our funds. A VERGE representative will be in touch either way to discuss next steps, which may include a formal application for financing.
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