Goodwill Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment


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Goodwill Industries Ontario Great Lakes' latest investment, the Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment, serves as a 'work platform' for up to 70 Goodwill clients in a number of areas.

Goodwill, through this investment, aims to impact lives and communities through the power of work for thousands of individuals.


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Federal Programs Related to - Environment, General/Other

Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems

Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




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