Application Requirements

We are no longer accepting applications for the current intake.

To be considered for this program we ask you to submit the following documents:

1. A completed Application Form with organizational information - Click here to download

2. A Social Enterprise Readiness Assessment Checklist completed by each of up to 3 organizational representatives who will participate in the Earning Capacity Institute and coaching/mentoring supports
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3. Your most recent Annual Report

4. Your current Strategic Plan

5. A letter from the Board approving your commitment to the full (8 months) enterprise development opportunity and confirming the team’s availability for the scheduled enterprise institute in your region.

6. All documents should be compressed into a zipped file, with the naming convention: and uploaded via the form below.

How do I create a ZIP file?
Ensure that all your required files are located on your desktop. Highlight all the required files and right click > Send to > Compressed (Zipped) folder. This will automatically create a ZIP file for you and place it on the desktop, which stores all files together.

Once accepted you will be required to send a cheque in the amount of $300.00 made out to ONESTEP with the memo notation “Earning Capacity Project”. This fee will assist with the development costs for an enterprise clearinghouse facility.

Limited travel subsidy funds may be allotted on request.


Selection criteria include:

• Clear evidence of organizational commitment to and resourcing of enterprise development
• A business concept focusing on income generation through the sale of administrative capacities or other goods/services ideas
• Stable finances to support enterprise start-up or scaling up
• A Social Enterprise Readiness Assessment that demonstrates conditions and capacities for the applicant organization to benefit from participation in the project

File Upload: NOTE: Please ZIP (.zip) the required files prior to uploading and ensure the filename is the name of the organization/agency. Maximum file size: 20MB. If the file is larger than 20MB, or if you are having issues/concerns with uploading to DropBox, please
click here to send us an email.

Click here to upload your ZIP file!