The Trico Charitable Foundation was established in December of 2008 as an evolution of Wayne and Eleanor Chiu’s philanthropic endeavours. The Trico Charitable Foundation is focused on promoting the development of effective and successful models, concepts and principles related to the national advancement of social enterprise.
One of the programs within the Foundation is the Social EnterPrize. This program provides awards funding and education through a national conference and Social “EnterPrize”. The Social EnterPrize recognizes Canadian leaders and non-profit organizations that are effectively using social enterprise to deepen their community impact. Up to four awards will be granted to organizations and individuals.
The 2011 winners of the Social EnterPrize are:
Potluck Café & Catering –a neighbourhood café and professional catering service, located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, focused on community employment and community nutrition among those living in the DTES (downtown east side).
Mission Possible — Vancouver, British Columbia.
Caroline Arcand, Groupe Convex Prescott-Russell — Hawkesbury, Ontario
For more details visit us: www.tricofoundation.ca