The social enterprise sector has grown significantly in Ontario over the last few years, but social entrepreneurship has struggled to sustain a community focus and serve those who face the greatest barriers. This report brings together half a year of conversations with social enterprise managers (primarily from employment-focused SEs) and other stakeholders to review the state of the sector and examine Social Enterprise Toronto’s role.
We hope this report will encourage social enterprises and stakeholders to reconsider not just how, but also why, we are engaged in social enterprise – and what we hope to achieve.
We are the only network of non-profit social enterprises in the Greater Toronto Area. Social Enterprise Toronto (SET) members run social enterprises that create employment & training opportunities for low income or marginalized individuals.
Our members enjoy the following benefits: