Ashoka Canada

Background of organization:  

Founded in the US in 1980, Ashoka International is a global organization that seeks to accelerate social change by identifying and investing in leading social entrepreneurs.  

Core programs in Canada include Ashoka’s Venture and Fellowship program;; the Ashoka Support Network; the Ashoka University Program; Youth Venture; and Social Finance Services.


Full Grant description

The Foundation’s grant will support Ashoka Canada to strengthen its human resources, strengthening operations and revenue diversification. The grant will also support the appointment of at least one Aboriginal Ashoka Fellow (per year) for three years. 


  • 2012-2015
  • $ 300,000
  • Funding Type: Past Initiatives
  • Initiatives: Social Innovation Fund

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