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Kaleidoscope Social Impact (KSI; Formerly Saint John Community Loan Fund)

Next Inc. Women Energy Auditors

Kaleidoscope Social Impact provides knowledge, resources, and opportunities through three streams of work: skills training, social-purpose real estate and social finance. KSI has operationalized Next Inc., a woman-led social enterprise subcontractor that offers energy efficiency services by Canadian Certified Energy Auditors and energy audit training to women, launched in August 2022. Next Inc. is well-positioned to take advantage of a certified Energy Auditor shortage and long waitlist for environmental building energy audits occurring in the Atlantic region by offering their certified service and by training new cohorts of certified energy auditors.

Grant amount: $75,000

Location: New Brunswick
Program Focus: Social Enterprise
Grant Streams: Investment Readiness 2022