10C Shared Space is fuelling the social change sector in Guelph, and now with receipt of $119,600 in capital funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the team at 10C is turning up the gas on their goal to launch a shared commercial community kitchen.
February 26, 2018
10C Shared Space announces Vancity Community Investment Bank as the long-term financing institution on its exciting community redevelopment project.
“We are honoured that Vancity and its subsidiary Vancity Community Investment Bank, Canada’s leader in values-based banking and community impact, recognizes the value in our mission-driven business, ” says Heather Watt-Kapitain, Board Chair of 10C and 42 Carden Shared Space. “Their goal of building healthy, vibrant and equitable Canadian communities blends perfectly with 10C’s work of strengthening our own community and sharing knowledge with others.”
February 13, 2018
‘Honey and Harvest’ social at 10C continues to explore rooftop garden network
Attendees will also have the opportunity to taste honey from rooftop farming initiatives across Canada. An event to thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation for its support.
October 5, 2017
10 Carden finds space for the spaceless
Everyone at 10C has their own projects, but “coworking” in close proximity to other creative types gives them fresh energy and perspective. That’s what 10 C hopes to provide — a space where the line between individual and collective achievement disappears.
September 25, 2017
End of construction within sight for 10C project’s executive director
The project is currently $180,000 short of its $1.35-million goal
July 28, 2017
10C move-in ready on several floors
Organizations begin to move in, and community bond offering remains active
July 5, 2017
10 Carden’s new 10C location, just down the street at 42 Carden, nearly ready to occupy
Renovation met with a number of challenges
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.
March 07, 2017
Downtown Guelph is Full of Opportunity
March 1, 2017
10 Carden Community Bond campaign reaches $819,500 in local investment. 70 investors are involved in the program, with an average investment of $11,700.
February 21, 2017
10 Carden discusses Community Bonds and the project on Rogers Talk Local.
Feb 08, 2017
Elevator project launches round four of community building
Nov 18, 2016
A sneak peek inside guelph’s 42 carden redevelopment
by Chris Seto Guelph Mercury
Nov 13, 2016
Some surprises in 42 Carden overhaul 10C puts a push on community bonds
September 20, 2016
LET’S TALK ABOUT LOCAL INVESTING 4pm @ Innovation Guelph
Aug 05, 2016
10 Carden explores feasibility of building a commercial kitchen at new location
by Jessica Lovell, Guelph Mercury
10 Carden Community Bonds Featured on CommunityBonds.ca
May 15, 2016
Attend an Upcoming Community Bond Investment Session. RSVP.
Apr 30, 2016
Kitchen Conversations turn to shared community space at 10 Carden
Ideas on potential uses of community kitchen space include public workshops, soup socials and dinner clubs and a cold room for curing meats
Apr 15, 2016
Big bash set for empty furniture store
Renovations to begin soon on new home of 10 Carden
March 10, 2016
Jury of One: Guelph’s heart will beat stronger with Carden Street project
Column, Scott Tracey – GuelphToday
Mar 8, 2016 (video)
CTV Kitchener: 10 Carden’s new home
Feb 23, 2016
Non-profits moving into Acker’s space on Carden St.,
by Doug Hallet, Guelph Tribune
Jul 27, 2015
Guelph’s Out On The Shelf finds new home
by Vik Kirsch, Guelph Mercury
Jul 31, 2014
Photo exhibit close to home
The beauty of scenes from around southern Ontario is celebrated in a photography show that runs at 10 Carden St.