The Centre for Social Innovation catalyzes and supports social innovation in Toronto and around the world. We create community workspaces, incubate emerging enterprises, and develop new models and... More > methods with world-changing potential.
This book contains the story of how our small, community-based social enterprise bought a building. It is also a guide to help your organization leverage its most important asset - its social capital - to pursue its mission, build its resiliency and create more vibrant communities.< Less
This report shares our most recent research on the impact of the Centre for Social Innovation in order to demonstrate just what shared spaces for social innovation can accomplish.
Each book can be... More > read on its own. Together they provide a comprehensive picture of the Centre for Social Innovation.< Less
In this book we weave a narrative around our genesis and development. Starting back when the Centre was just a glimmer in the eyes of a few social entrepreneurs, Emergence follows our growth from... More > concept to operation to scale.< Less
Networks are increasingly prevalent in the social change sector. Many of us have invested time and resources in network development on the assumption that networks are important vehicles to advance... More > our goals. But how do we know if our networks are really working? And what can we do to improve their performance?
In 2007 and 2008, the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation and the Centre for Social Innovation convened a diverse group of social change practitioners for a series of meetings on network evaluation. Together, we explored the unique character of networks and developed a Framework for evaluating their health and impact. This book contains the results of our exploration.< Less