Trico Charitable Foundation receives grant to increase social enterprise impact in Canada

Posted on February 18, 2013 in Member News

The Trico Charitable Foundation, one of SEA’s Canadian members, announced the launch of a project to increase the impact of non-profit organizations’ social enterprises. The project is funded through an investment by the Canadian federal government. The Honorable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills development, said, “We are proud to partner with organizations such as Trico Charitable Foundation to help address complex social issues and we are excited to see the results of this project.”

Trico Charitable Foundation is receiving over $1.5 million in federal funding for the project, called Enterprising Non-Profits Canada. There are a number of local enterprising nonprofit organizations throughout Canada, including enp-Alberta, enp-Toronto, enp-Ottawa, and enp-Nova Scotia. The partnership between the government and Trico will “advances the work of regional Enterprising Non-Profits affiliates by creating a national network enabling the growth and development of social enterprises,” says Trico Charitable Foundation’s General Manager, Michele Fugiel Gartner.

For more information, check out these resources:

Blog posts from Trico:

Press release from Marketwire: http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/-1756623.htm

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