On your own? Moving in together? What do you need to know about buying buildings and sharing spaces?
On November 8th and 9th, 2010, a diverse gathering of 180 not-for-profit leaders and managers, and another 100 funders, investors, government planners and real estate professionals got together in Vancouver, B.C. to find solutions that provide quality, secure, mission-enhancing workspace for community organizations.
Over 50 speakers and presenters brought a range of topics and issues to life, providing first-hand experiences, practical information and invaluable insights; in every packed session, people listened, responded, debated and networked and many conversations got started that haven’t stopped yet.
In 2011 we will build on those conversations and look forward to engaging everyone with a stake in this promising new branch of the social economy.
Check back here in the new year for information on more workshop sessions, convenings and networking opportunities.
The conference emerged out of discussions that began in the Spring of 2009 among a group of Vancouver community funders that include:
- Central City Foundation
- City of Vancouver
- Cultural Services
- Downtown Eastside Group
- Social Development
- The Illahie Foundation
- The Law Foundation of BC
- Real Estate Foundation of BC
- Renewal Partners
- Tides Canada
- Vancity Community Foundation