I have an idea, where do I begin?


SEontario aims to strengthen ontario's economy through social enterprise. We would recommend reading some of the stories SEontario has to offer of other social entrepreneurs and their business. The stories are broken out into sections such as the history of the business, how they are structured, financing, challenges & successes, and even lessons learned. Taking note of all the information provided will help when developing a business of your own.


Seeks to support social innovators as they develop and implement their ideas to solve some of our world's most pressing challenges. SoJo provides information and tips on how to showcase your Idea’s to the world. It provides practical tips on getting started, how to keep going and common mistakes to avoid.  

Ontario's Youth Action Plan

Ontario Trillium Foundation is explaining the great need for more youth employment and opportunities. Using this as a guideline for OTF proposals would be highly beneficial.

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise

Starting a business? Since 1995, have assisted over 3,000 women start their own business. 

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise provides programs and services to women across Northern Ontario who are ready to start, grow or build new opportunities.
The SEE is striving to support and connect young changemakers in Northern Ontario. 
 - Do you want to make a difference in the world?
-  Do you see the same problems in your community, and wonder how we could solve them?
-  Are you looking for a more effective way to bring about social change?
Contact the SEE to see how they can help you get started! Visit their facebook page for more information!

Next Step

2. Business support and Mentorship