Ideation for Social Innovation

Make a Tangible Social Impact

Deadline: October 21, 2020

The Ideation Program helps social and collective impact-driven individuals better understand what they are attempting to solve.

What You Gain

Whether you’re focusing on education, health, environment, culture, or any other social issue, this program is the perfect springboard to help you have a world-changing impact while simultaneously keeping your social mission as a top priority.

Workshops to acquire knowledge & skills
One-on-One Coaching
Community Peer Sessions & Networking Events
State-of-the-art Workspace & Labs

We were introduced to innovative mapping frameworks to better assess the severity of sand disappearance as a global problem. This enabled us to determine the best way forward to develop a solution to positively impact the environment.

William Guinaudie & Eva Luna Tirard, Co-founders, SandStories

Our Program

Cohort-Based Learning

An immersive program that pushes you to test your assumptions to better hone your idea, while growing with your peers.

Expert Support

Access to coaches and experts for guidance and the most relevant knowledge to acquire the necessary competencies to succeed.

Community Access

Events and networking opportunities for you to grow your network and find the right people to build your social impact business.

About the District 3 SocialHub

Based in the Technopôle Angus’ green neighborhood, the D3-Angus District provides social entrepreneurship programming, a co-working space, and support from coaches to help socially-minded individuals or teams develop their impact-driven business.

Coaches & Mentors


What is the eligibility criteria for the Ideation for Social Innovation Program?

The program is for individuals or teams exploring a social or environmental problem and are willing to commit 5 hours per week.

What is the deadline for applications? When would I receive an answer?

The deadline to join the Fall 2020 Cohort is September 4th, 2020. Note that it may take up to 2 weeks after you submitted an application to receive a response. We will notify you whether your application has been accepted or rejected. Upon successful completion of the Ideation for Social Innovation Program, you may be eligible to apply to join District 3’s Validation program.

How long is the program?

The Ideation for Social Innovation program is 4 weeks long.

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