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Join our social impact incubator

Do you want to change the world? Many of our GreenHouse innovators are making an impact: From saving thousands of lives in Ugandan maternal health wards, to changing corporate practices, to competing for $1 million in the world's largest social entrepreneurship challenge.

Whether you want to make a difference but don't know where to start, or you have an idea and need support to make it happen, or you have a passion but no idea, GreenHouse will help you find the right direction. Join our community of social innovators today.

Now accepting applications for Winter and Spring 2019!

What's up?

Winners of the Social Impact FundSocial Impact Showcase

The Social Impact Showcase taking place on Monday, December 3rd(4-5:30pm) in the GreenHouse innovation space at St. Paul’s University College is OPEN to ALL!!

Funds will be awarded  to emerging social ventures that are tackling problems in a variety of spaces. You’ll hear from some of our current GreenHouse innovators and entrepreneurs who are creating change in areas such as:  maternal health, campus wellness, human trafficking, assistive walking devices for older adults and haircare services for black women.

Join the celebration of the youth-led social innovation and entrepreneurship community here at the University of Waterloo. Register here:  Social Impact Showcase

Tell your friends, family and anyone interested, including community members and youth who have an interest in social innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Contact us

We're located at St. Paul's University College, 190 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo

GreenHouse Director: Tania Del Matto

Program Manager and Startup Coach: Brendan Wylie-Toal

Discovery Lab Coordinator: Anne Filion