2019 Social Enterprise World Forum Bursary Application

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SENNS is thrilled to partner once again with the Nova Scotia Department of Business to offer bursaries to Nova Scotian social enterprises to attend the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) October 23-25, 2019  in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The SEWF is an international event for social enterprises from all over the world to come together, share wisdom, build networks and discuss …

Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise Bursary Application

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The Social Enterprise Network of Nova Scotia is thrilled to partner with Common Good Solutions and APFY&F Inc. to offer bursaries of $500 to Nova Scotian social enterprises to attend the Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise in Gatineau, Quebec May 8-10, 2019. For conference details visit HERE  Submit your bursary application by April 30 HERE  

PRESS RELEASE: Impact Investment Fund Launched for NS Social Enterprises

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For Immediate Release-Halifax:  The Social Enterprise Network of Nova Scotia (SENNS) is thrilled to announce the launch of Nova Scotia’s first Impact Investment Fund, in partnership with the national Social Enterprise Ecosystem Project (S4ES), managed by SENNS’ partner, the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council. SENNS has worked hard for its members to bring these national funds to our province to level …

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE WORLD FORUM BURSARY

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SENNS is thrilled to partner with Nova Scotia Department of Business to offer bursaries to Nova Scotian social enterprises to attend the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The SEWF is an international event for social enterprises from all over the world to come together, share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable …

Government Includes Social Outcomes in Infrastructure Agreement

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For the first time ever social enterprise has been included in a large infrastructure project by a government in Canada. A significant amount of credit for this inclusion goes to Buy Social Canada and the S4ES project and, here in Nova Scotia, the work of SENNS and the Department of Business to ensure that procurement was included in the social …

What do Social Enterprises do?

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For our next snapshot of the recently published social enterprise survey report, Mapping the Social Shift, we’ll be taking a look at what structures social enterprises in Nova Scotia actually take–how they function and where, which issues they hope to address, and, perhaps most importantly, the different ways that they track their progress. How long have social enterprises in Nova …

WELCOME TO THE NEW HOME OF THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK!

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Welcome to the new website and resource database for the Social Enterprise Sector of Nova Scotia! We’re excited to launch this site, which will host the work and research that has happened through SENNS, and in the sector overall, since our inception in 2015.So, how did we get here? Well, two large pieces of work relating to the social enterprise …

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK RELEASES DATABASE & SECTOR REPORT

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Co-authors Chloe Donatelli (left) and Annika Voltan (right) pose with finished report during report and resource portal launch. For Immediate Release-Halifax:  Since co-releasing the Social Enterprise Sector Strategy in partnership with the Government of Nova Scotia in April 2017, the network secretariat, Common Good Solutions, has been collecting and analyzing data and authoring a report that captures the promise the …

2017 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SECTOR SURVEY

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We have a chance to show the Provincial Government exactly what the social enterprise sector needs in the years to come. Our summer students are still busy collecting information from social enterprises across the province so make sure you don’t miss out! All you need to do is fill out this quick half hour survey to have your voice included.Begin …