Canadian Structural Options for Social Enterprise

This article surveys, at a high level, how organizations can work within the existing Canadian tax system to pursue socially beneficial or charitable goals through for-profit or business-like activities, without reliance on traditional sources of voluntary sector support. The traditional structural models by which charities have pursued social goals and the advantages and limits of this approach where social enterprise is concerned are reviewed. Also taken into consideration is how Canadian organizations can work within the existing system to accomplish similar goals.

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Pages:

6

Publisher:

The Philanthropist

Author:

S. Manwaring, A. Valentine

Date:

January 1, 2010

Media Type:

Article

Category:

Social Entrepreneurship