Social Finance


New report on Community Investment in Ontario reveals helpful insights for nonprofits

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Dec 2021

New report on Community Investment in Ontario reveals helpful insights for nonprofits

The Cooperation Council of Ontario/Conseil de la coopération de l’Ontario (CCO) has recently published a report, Community Investment in Ontario. This report explores the current environment for community investment organizations (CIO) in Ontario. CIOs are organizations (co-ops, nonprofits, or otherwise) that provide average investors with opportunities to invest locally so that dollars keep circulating and building communities. In the preparation of this report, ONN was...

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Principles for Community Financing in Ontario

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Oct 2013

Principles for Community Financing in Ontario

When the Ontario Social Economy Roundtable (OSER) first came into being a few years ago, it was to dream about the creation of a trust that would loan money to nonprofits and social enterprises. Today, the Community Forward Fund does just that. Having gathered experts from community finance groups, co-operatives and other individuals working in the social economy, the collective recognized the power of collaborating in provincial policy issues.