United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin is investing $50,000 in the 10 Carden (10C) community space under construction in the former Acker’s Furniture building.
“Investing in the 10C project aligns with the mission of United Way in a number of ways, including creating social impact through local investment,” local United Way executive director Ken Dardano said in a news release. “As we collaborate with our funded agencies to create dynamic opportunities to build and strengthen our community, investing in this type of community hub will allow for this work to happen more naturally.” – Guelph Mercury
Today, The Co-operators announced a contribution of $50,000 to 10 Carden in support of a redevelopment project that will create a new multi-purpose facility in downtown Guelph, Ontario known as 10C. When the redevelopment is complete, 15,000 square feet will be available for community collaboration, strengthening local resilience through co-working, social innovation and entrepreneurship by community-minded individuals and groups.
Want to earn good financial returns while doing good in the world? Hear from 10 Carden and these organizations presenting their impact investment programs: Community Energy Development Co-operative, CoPower, Impak Finance, Lending Loop, LIFE Co-op, Oikocredit, SolarShare and World Vision.
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Aug 05, 2016
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May 15, 2016
Attend an Upcoming Community Bond Investment Session. RSVP.
Apr 30, 2016
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Apr 15, 2016
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Feb 23, 2016
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Jul 31, 2014
Photo exhibit close to home
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