Open North wins social entrepreneurship award

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Through the à go, on change le monde! program organized by the Institut du Nouveau Monde, the Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins has awarded Open North $5,000 to continue to foster effective citizen engagement through the innovative use of technology. Open North was selected as one of seven prize winners from a pool over 240 applicants. This award will support Open North’s work to promote government transparency and increase participation in democratic processes.

INM is a not-for-profit and non-partisan organization whose mission is to promote citizen participation and the renewal of ideas in Quebec. INM champions justice and social inclusion issues, as well as a respect for democratic values, open-mindedness and innovation.

The Caisse d’economie solidaire Desjardins is a fund dedicated to supporting solidarity within their community’s economy. With a commitment to inclusive development, the fund focuses on strengthening social cohesion and supporting collective entrepreneurship.

For more information on our projects, visit http://opennorth.ca/work/

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