About Our Founding Organizations

SI Canada began its journey guided by six nodes who inspired and informed our development. We continue to amplify their work, engage in collaborative projects and weave connections between them. We thank them for their wisdom and ongoing leadership.


RADIUS builds programs to collaboratively develop, test, and accelerate innovative responses to tough social problems. Drawing on this leading edge work, we also offer training, events and educational opportunities to build collective capacity to respond to the challenges of our time.

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ABSI Connect

ABSI Connect seeks to bridge and amplify social, economic and ecological impact initiatives that are successfully challenging the status quo in Alberta, to transform the way we address our province’s most complex challenges.

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Social Enterprise Centre (SEC)

Since 2012, like minded organizations have been working along side each other in a renovated warehouse in North Point Douglas. We like to think of this space as an ecosystem. While each tenant is focused on their own mission, we all support each other, creating a strong network of organizations working together to affect change in Manitoba.

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The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)

The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) aspires to be the best place on earth to be a social innovator. Period. We offer coworking, community and acceleration services to people who are changing the world. Members get special rates on meeting and event spaces, promotional opportunities, networking and community, free consultations with experts, access to capital, and much more.

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Inspiring Communities

We tackle tough social problems by bringing together residents, governments, community organizations, and businesses in a way that honours their unique perspectives and valuable contributions. Despite many efforts to address systemic issues facing Nova Scotia, we know we can do better—by capitalizing on our collective strength and working cooperatively with respect, trust and transparency. This is what Inspiring Communities is all about.

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Organisme à but non lucratif localisé à Montréal, la MIS est une force vive et un levier déterminant dans l’émergence et le développement de projets à fort impact social positif en milieu urbain, auprès de collectifs citoyens, d’organisations gouvernementales, d’universités et du milieu entrepreneurial. Œuvrant à l’échelle québécoise, elle accompagne des leaders de projets de société sur le plan du développement social et environnemental.

A not-for-profit organization located in Montréal, the MIS is an important player in Québec’s social innovation ecosystem and a decisive lever in the emergence and development of projects with a strong positive social impact, among citizen collectives and government organizations, universities and the entrepreneurial community. 

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Our partners are activating their communities by mapping local ecosystems, bringing people together, and building their capacity. They help to signpost and navigate the social innovation landscape across Canada and build bridges between local, regional and national communities. If your organization would like to become a partner, get in touch with us.

Thank you to the Partners who have supported our work and collaborate on projects.

Developing community-driven standards for flexible, shareable impact measurement that centres the needs of social purpose organizations.

Accelerating the development and adoption of game-changing Canadian climate solutions to reach net zero.

Social Innovation Canada operates with support from:

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