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Social Enterprise Organizations & Links

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Agora Partnerships, (Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras)
Ashoka Canada
Ashoka Innovators for The Public
Atlantic Association of CBDCs
Atlantic Council for Community and Social Enterprise (ACCSE)
B-Corps, B-Labs
Benefit Corp Information Centre
Business Alliance for Local Living Economies US
Business Community Anti Poverty Initiative (BCAPI), Saint John, NB
Canadian Association of Business Incubation
Canadian Community Economic Development (CED) Network
Canadian Cooperative Association
Canadian Entrepreneurship Education & Development (CEED) NS
Canadian Social Entrepreneurship Foundation (CSEF)
Centre for Innovative and Entrepreneurial Leadership (CIEL), Resources on Communities & Innovation, BC
Centre for Social Innovation (Toronto)
Centre for Social Impact (Australia)
Le Chantier de l’Économie Sociale
Common Good Solutions
Community Economic Development Technical Assistance Program (CEDTAP)
Community Information Database (socio-economic & demographic data, information for communities across Canada.)
Community Interest Companies BC
Community Sector Council NL
Community Sector Council Nova Scotia
Coopérative de Développement Régional-Acadie
Cooperative Enterprise Council New Brunswick (CECNB)
Creative City Network Canada (resources sharing re. cultural policy, planning practice fro communities
DASRA (India)
Demonstrating Value Organization
Deshpande Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Economic Social Inclusion Network (ESIC)
Economic Social Research Council-Shaping Society (UK)
Enterprising Non Profits (ENP)
Grameen Bank
Institute for Social Entrepreneurs (Texas)
MaRS Centre
NESsT, Central Europe, South America & 50 countries
McConnell Family Foundation
The Merrimack Valley Sandbox
Net Impact (for student & professional leaders wherever they are on their impact career path).
New Brunswick Association of CBDCs
New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network
Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation (Whitehouse, US gov’t)
Northern Ontario, Manitoba, Sask. Social Economy Research Node
Ontario Non-Profit Network
Plunkett Foundation (UK), rural communities
School for Social Entrepreneurs
Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship (Geneva)
SiMPACT Strategy Group (SROI- measuring & valuing social impact)
Skoll Foundation
Social Economy and Sustainability Research Network (MSVU) NS
Social Economy Research Network for Northern Canada
Social Enterprise Alliance (US)
Social Enterprise Coalition (Australia)
Social Enterprise Council of Canada (SECC)
Social Enterprise Scotland
Social Enterprise UK
Social Firms United Kingdom
Social Innovation Generation (SIG)
Social Return on Investment Network
Social Venture Network
Third Sector Research Centre
Toronto Enterprise Fund
Trico Charitable Foundation
Unreasonable Institute

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