Our Former Clients

SEF has helped many organizations in its short history, whether through funds to build a new facility, start-up costs for a new enterprise or research and business development support.  We are proud of the impact these organizations continue to make in our community.

SAGE  (Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton)

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Kids in the Hall Bistro

Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

Excel Society


Catalyst Theatre

Metis Capital Housing Corporation

GEA (Greater Edmonton Alliance)

CASA (Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health)

Terra Centre

John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights

Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre

Youth Empowerment and Support Services



Living Green



ECDC seeking a Community Development Animator

The Edmonton Community Development Company is seeking a Senior Animator.  The person  will offer a demonstrated commitment to community development and community engagement and will have the ability to work productively with diverse community members and cross sectoral stakeholders. We need an individual who is dedicated to and passionate about doing, fostering, and supporting community economic […]

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ECDC starts the journey – Welcome Mark Holmgren!

January 2018 marks the start of a new phase for the Edmonton Community Development Company with the start of the organization’s new executive director, Mark Holmgren. “We couldn’t have asked for a more qualified candidate to fill this challenging role in an organization that is working to revolutionize approaches to mitigating poverty in Edmonton,” Martin […]

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A few simple basics

There are a number of ideas I find myself returning to over and over again in my work with SEF’s clients – a few simple basics that may help in your thinking about working in the world of social enterprise. Income must be bigger than outgo, or you don’t get to play. No matter what […]

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Inspire, Learn, Connect...

Are you intrigued by the idea of social enterprise? Wondering if it might work for you? Then we've got the workshop just for you.

SEF is like "like Dragons' Den, but for good." Basically, we can provide patient capital to make social enterprise a reality.

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