The Social Economy Student Network brings together students interested in the Social Economy (such as nonprofits, co-operatives & social enterprises) in order to facilitate the formation of intellectually stimulating and diverse peer networks within and beyond the academic and research environment. It links students to one another from around the globe and fosters the growth of knowledge and information-sharing among members. To join, please send an email to Suzanne Cook at


Funding for Nonprofit Research

The Institute for Nonprofit Studies at Mount Royal College has announced its second call for applied research funding proposals. You do not have to be affiliated with Mount Royal for your application to be considered.
A total of $40,000 is available for university researchers in two funding programs:

a total of $15,000 is available in the applied research program; and

up to $25,000 is available in the first partnership research program. Proposals must focus on nonprofit governance, sustainability, or policy.

DEADLINE for submitting a letter of intent is September 23rd, 2009. For complete details check out this LINK