- None - Nonprofit Charity Business Foundation Public Grassroots Community Initiative
Who reffered you to us?
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.
Describe your social enterprise as it is today
Max. 500 words
Describe the core product(s), service(s), or program(s) that you are offering
Who are you selling to (your target customer)?
How does it generate revenue?
Who/what (besides your target customer) benefits from what you're selling, and how?
Describe the social and environmental impact of your enterprise
Max. 500 words
Describe your team
Who is involved in your enterprise, and in what capacity?
What Is the legal structure of your social enterprise?
- Select - Informal (unregistered) Nonprofit Corporation Charitable Status Nonprofit Corporation Nonprofit Co-operative Sole Proprietorship Partnership (LP, LLP, GP) Public For-profit Corporation Private For-profit Corporation For-profit Co-operative Unsure / Do not know
Demographics 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.
Pillar Support & Services Pillar Nonprofit Network offers programs and services to help social enterprises maximize their impact Consulting services: https://pillarnonprofit.ca/impact * 1-1 coaching * Business plans & financial modelling * Market analysis & feasibility studies * Board governance, training, and recruitment Social Enterprise Incubator: https://pillarnonprofit.ca/socialenterprise * 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: https://pillarnonprofit.ca/education * Upgrade your skills * Keep up-to-date on new and best practices * Network with peers Shared workspace at Innovation Works: https://innovationworkslondon.ca/ * 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
Do you have any specific questions about Pillar's services and programs?
Are you seeking a loan from VERGE Capital in the next three months?
When do you need the funds, and what will it be used for?
Note: this is not an official application for financing
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.