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Hubs Summit 2017

2017 Ontario Community Hubs Summit

The Summit brought together community, public and private sector leaders from across the province, the country and internationally. It provided the opportunity for a wide-ranging, intensive and enlightening exchange of ...
Community Hubs in Ontario | Carrefours communautaires en Ontario

Video: Community Hubs in Ontario

Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiarelli speaks about Community Hubs and how they can strengthen communities in Ontario. A transcript of this video is available on Premier Kathleen Wynne’s YouTube channel ...
Why Hubs Now

Video: Why Hubs Now?

See what makes Community Hubs such an important and compelling idea, and how they can contribute to building healthy sustainable communities across Ontario. Transcript TONY ARMSTRONG: The world is a ...
Hubs Summit 2017

Video: Hubs Summit 2017

See and hear from participants and organizers of the Community Hubs Summit held in May 2017 at Toronto’s Brickworks, itself an example of a community hub. Transcript KAREN PITRE: Brickworks ...

Two-Year Progress Report on Community Hubs in Ontario: A Strategic Framework and Action Plan

Community hubs have sprung up organically throughout Ontario for decades and are a common-sense approach for effectively delivering important services. The Province recognizes that community hubs need to be promoted, ...
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Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)

Data-driven and evidence-based practices present new opportunities for public and social sector leaders to increase impact while reducing inefficiency. But in adopting such approaches, leaders must avoid the temptation to ...

Social Enterprise

Community organizations use social enterprise ‘businesses’ to achieve their social, cultural, and/or environmental goals while generating revenue. This module included on the Innoweave website will increase participant’s knowledge about social ...

Community Bonds

The Community Bond is an innovation in social finance that allows a nonprofit or charity to leverage its community of supporters to pursue its mission, build its resiliency, and create ...

East Scarborough Storefront Theory of Change

The East Scarborough Storefront (The Storefront) has been pioneering a new approach to community development that we have recently coined the Connected Community Approach (CCA). The Theory of Change you ...

Indigenous Approaches to Program Evaluation

It is imperative that an Indigenous world view be included in the evaluation framework, that community cultural protocols are understood and adhered to, that the evaluator positions him/herself by developing ...

Measuring Collaboration: The Benefits and Impacts of Nonprofit Centers

Models of shared facilities, known as nonprofit centers, are as diverse as the many communities that house them. Yet, this first-ever assessment of organizations sharing facilities in the US and ...

How to set up, run and sustain a community hub to transform local service provision

The Our Place programme was funded by the UK Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and delivered by Locality and partners. Our Place put communities at the heart of ...

Participatory Evaluation Toolkit

The toolkit defines evaluation, identifies what makes participatory evaluation unique, and reviews some important considerations for any evaluation. It describes key qualities to make sure your participatory evaluation activities are ...

Operating Budget Template

The operating budget in an Excel file sets out the detailed, ongoing operational costs of the project, as well as the cost of any financing (e.g. mortgage payments) being carried ...

Community Hub Development: Building Community through Collaboration Report

The purpose of this project was to research models of non-school-based community hubs in Canada and provide best practices for community hub models. Community hubs are centres of activity and ...
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