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Investment Readiness Program

The Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a new funding opportunity for social enterprises to help launch, design, measure and scale their organization or project to get ready to access social financing. Charities, non-profit organizations, co-ops and businesses with a social impact can all qualify as social enterprises.

Who qualifies?

You may qualify if your organization is mission-driven, aiming to sell goods or services to earn a revenue while also helping achieve positive social, cultural or environmental objectives.

Charities, non-profit organizations, co-ops and businesses with a social impact may all qualify.

Eligibility details

  • Eligible organizations can receive $10,000 to $100,000 in non-repayable funds to develop, design, measure and scale their social enterprises in order to get ready to accept investments.
  • The IRP can assist organizations at any stage, from refining an idea to scaling up and preparing for investments.
  • The IRP is open to social purpose organizations including charities, non-profits, co-operatives, and for-profit business with a social impact.

Read more about the IRP here.