Tools & Resources

There are a growing number of online tools, resources, and sector organizations that can help you advance your initiative:

Social Enterprise 

Other Grants, Investment, and Financing for Social Enterprise

If you fall outside of our funded regions, your local community economic development organization, community foundation, and/or local credit union may be able to support your initiative. Here’s some opportunities to explore:

Training & Development Opportunities

Vancity partners and/or engages with each of the following organizations that provide a variety of training and development opportunities for business planning, launch, and strengthening:

Tools & Resources

The following tools and resources may be of assistance to you in developing your social enterprise project:

Sector Links

British Columbia



Case Studies & Examples

For more examples of how social enterprise can be impactful, watch one of the following videos:


Social Purpose Real Estate


Vancity Community Foundation is a member of the Social Purpose Real Estate (SPRE) Collaborative which helps mission-based organizations with their real estate needs.