If you answer yes' to the questions below, then the Earning Capacity Project may be a good opportunity for you!
" Is your non-profit interested in generating funds that aren't designated to a particular project?
" Does your organization have core expertise that could be turned into earned income?
" Are you already earning revenue and want to grow your capacity and find new markets?
" Is your organization committed to exploring or further developing earned revenue strategies?
" Are you interested in revenue development supports including training institutes in the Sudbury, Ottawa, Kitchener, or Markham/GTA area, and follow-up coaching?
Up to 30 community service organizations will be chosen to participate in the development of Earned Capacity using their existing organizational resources. Successful applicants will have a committed team, marketable expertise in areas such as IT, HR, marketing, space rental, and finance/accounting or corporate training, and will be ready for (or already involved in) earned revenue activities related to these service areas. You may have your own concept for a non-program enterprise. A Project Advisory Committee (PAC), and social enterprise and evaluation consultants will contribute their knowledge and expertise in small business and non-profit social enterprise development, and help in documenting results.
Locations/Dates of the Institutes:
October 26/27 - Markham North Welcome Centre, Markham, Ontario
October 29/30 - Pinecrest Queensway CHC, Ottawa, Ontario*
November 2/3 - Sudbury YMCA, Sudbury Ontario*
November 4/5 - Lutherwood, Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario
Application deadline extended to September 11!