BC is a hotbed of crowdfunding in Canada: a fresh way to support social enterprise launch and growth?

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA’s) 2015 conference in Vancouver. I approached this event with an eye to learning how crowdfunding might be used by groups wishing to fund their social enterprise start-ups or growth plans. […]

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Structure Shop – slideshow on legal structures for social enterprise, including BC’s C3 option

Supported by legal experts, the BC Centre for Social Enterprise, under its fee-based, non-profit project ‘The Structure Shop’, assists groups to navigate the Canadian menu of available legal structures for social enterprise, to find the best fit for their projects. […]

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Considering the destination of profits test in Canada

The destination of profits test (or ‘destination test’ for short) is simply this: if the profits generated by a non-profit are redirected towards the organization to support it or to unleash more impacts based on its core community purposes, then the profits are tax-free. […]

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