*** Newsflash! *** 

Our new home on Granville Island means we have an extra 5 seats in the upcoming cohort...  

Apply to join the Groundswell Social Venture Program NOW for your chance to participate in the September 2017 cohort. Space is limited: starting August 1, applicants will be assessed and admitted on a first come first serve basis. 

Come meet our community in person at the Groundswell Community Marketplace Tuesdays 11 am - 4 pm, all summer.


Gain confidence, skills and knowledge to build a social venture, and join a strong community of support.

Gain confidence, skills and knowledge to build a social venture, and join a strong community of support.

A launchpad to support the next stage of our community ventures and showcase a collaborative economic ecosystem to the world.

A launchpad to support the next stage of our community ventures and showcase a collaborative economic ecosystem to the world.

Check out the social ventures created by Groundswell alumni and members of our launchpad marketplace.

Check out the social ventures created by Groundswell alumni and members of our launchpad marketplace.


Groundswell is an alternative business school providing entrepreneurial training, mentorship, and a community of support to people who are making the world a better place.

Groundswell works with everyday people to turn ideas into social ventures.  People come to Groundswell to create meaningful work for themselves in a cohort-based, hands-on learning environment.  Our social venture training and mentoring programs put the emphasis on the individual and the community, helping people build sustainable, projects with little money and a lot of community!

 
 

Thank you to our funders and partners, who keep our programs accessible and our community vibrant!