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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 Spring and Fall 2018!

What's up?

Take the Big Ideas Challenge

Big Ideas Challenge lightbulbCalling all socially minded students who have researc or a capstone project you'd like to commercialize: Get up to $10K in funding and access to specialized training. Send in your application by March 15.

Winning GreenHouse students

Winners of the Social Impact FundCheck out the latest Social Impact Fund winners, as well as a new People's Choice Award (courtesy of management consulting firm Oliver Wyman) — all handed out at the Fall Social Impact Showcase!

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Curious about how social entrepreneurs at Waterloo get started? Want to know more about our students and what's happening here? Sign up to get our newsletter!

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Elle and Richard share their GreenHouse stories. You can do more to shape the world as well.

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