Funding opportunity: Ontario Social Impact Voucher program

The Ontario Social Impact Voucher (OSIV) Pilot Program will support capacity building and growth of social enterprises across the province by providing access to relevant training programs. This pilot program will deploy up to 125 Social Impact Vouchers at a value of up to $3,000 per voucher to Ontario-based social enterprises. The application process is open between June 1, 2015 and July 13, 2015. Social entrepreneurs and enterprises will redeem the Social Impact Voucher for social entrepreneurship training with their chosen Social Enterprise Training Organizations (SETOs). One voucher will be allocated per eligible social enterprise. Training programs may include, but are not limited to, business planning, fundraising, raising capital, marketing, and identifying tools to measure economic and social impact. The SETOs providing training are: The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing (MCII), HUB Ottawa, Co-iLab, the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), and Social Asset Measurements Inc. (SAM). Applicants to the OSIV program will select the training program that will most benefit their business. For details and how to apply see here: http://www.oce-ontario.org/programs/entrepreneurship-programs/osiv-pilot-program/how-it-works#sthash.lMbXsicQ.dpuf