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Investment Readiness Program

S4ES

The Social Enterprise Ecosystem Project (S4ES) is a Pan-Canadian project being implemented through an innovative collaboration among five partners: the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet), the Chantier de l’economie sociale, Buy Social Canada, Social Enterprise Institute (SEI), and Social Value Lab. Funded by the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and the McConnell Foundation, S4ES is taking an integrated approach to developing business skills, markets, finance and impact practice to scale-up accessible, self-sustaining platforms for social enterprises. S4ES provides expert services for social enterprises to grow and become investment-ready through online learning and resources, personalized coaching, and social impact measurement.

S4ES believes every community should prosper. As an Expert Service Provider for the IRP, S4ES is the social change partner that connects your social purpose organizations to a community of knowledge, expertise, and specialized tools and resources who determined to help social enterprise leaders maximize their social value and impact in their communities.