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    • Affordable Housing Initiative: Sustainable Management of Housing by Not-for-profit and Co-operative Organizations in Response to Decreasing Government Funding Programs 

      Svedova, Jana; Penfold, George; Buczkowska, Joanna (2010-08-13)
      This report arises from project A9 of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project examined successful cases of affordable housing provision through social economy organizations (non-profits and ...
    • Alberta Social Economy Funder Database 

      Pearson, Rebecca; Polak, Amanda; Beam, Emily; Buczkowska, Joanna (Enterprising Non-Profits, 2010-05)
      This database resulted from a project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA)that involved surveying the range of capital providers for social enterprise financing in the two provinces of Alberta and ...
    • Approaches to Financially Sustainable Provision of Affordable Housing by Not-for-Profit Organizations and Co-operatives: Perspectives from Canada, the USA, and Europe 

      Svedova, Jana; Penfold, George; Buczkowska, Joanna (2010-08-13)
      This paper arises from project A9 of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project examined successful cases of affordable housing provision through social economy organizations (non-profits and ...
    • BALTA SERC 1 Housing Research Review 

      Penfold, George; Murray, Carol; Pearson, Rebecca (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance, 2008-11-13)
      This powerpoint presentation was presented at the 2008 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) and reviews the results of BALTA's housing related research in 2007-2008. It focuses specifically ...
    • British Columbia Social Economy Funder Database 

      Pearson, Rebecca; Polak, Amanda; Beam, Emily; Buczkowska, Joanna (Enterprising Non-Profits, 2010-05)
      This database resulted from a project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA)that involved surveying the range of capital providers for social enterprise financing in the two provinces of Alberta and ...
    • Co-op Elder Care in Canada: A Call to Action 

      Restakis, John (British Columbia Co-operative Association, 2008-06)
      This report is the result of the work of a two year National Task Force on Co-op Elder Care that was established by the Canadian Co-operative Association. It explores the state of co-op elder care in Canada, considers the ...
    • Co-op Survival Rates in Alberta 

      Stringham, Richard; Lee, Celia (2011-11-04)
      This is the final report of the Alberta component of research that was conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) and the British Columbia ...
    • Co-op Survival Rates in British Columbia 

      Murray, Carol (British Columbia Co-operative Association, 2011-06)
      This is the final report of the British Columbia component of research that was conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) and the British ...
    • Coop Housing Futures: A Spatial Design Research Approach: Research Project Overview 

      Keough, Noel (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA action research project (A7) linked to a spatial design research approach working with a ...
    • Enabling Policy for Health and Social Co-ops in BC 

      Restakis, John; Filip, Ondrej (2009-02-17)
      This paper examines the role that co-operatives are playing in the provision of health and social services in Canada and internationally, and the impact of government policy, legislation, and operating procedure on the ...
    • Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in the Social Economy in Western Canada 

      McKeon, Bob; Rodrigo, James; Madsen, Catherine (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of BALTA research (Project A4) into the role that faith based organizations have played in supporting ...
    • Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in the Social Economy in Western Canada 

      McKeon, Bob; Madsen, Catherine; Rodrigo, James (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-11)
      Community organizations in what is now called the social economy have been an important part of Canadian economic and community development for generations. Local communities from coast to coast to coast have organized ...
    • Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in the Social Economy: The Example of Catholic Religious Orders and the Mennonites 

      McKeon, Bob; Schrader, Deb; Loewen, Anika (2013-08-18)
      This research report is the second phase of a two-part research program investigating the recent contributions of faith communities to social economy initiatives in Canada. The first phase broadly explored the involvement ...
    • Financial Sustainability in the Not-for-Profit Housing Sector – Literature Review 

      Svedova, Jana; Penfold, George; Buczkowska, Joanna (2010-08-13)
      This literature review arises from project A9 of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project examined successful cases of affordable housing provision through social economy organizations (non-profits ...
    • Fraser Valley Social Economy: Affordable Housing Project 

      van Wyk, Ron (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on BALTA Project A6, which looked at affordsble housing provision through social economy organizations in the Upper ...
    • Housing and Human Services in the Social Economy - A Literature Review for BALTA Social Economy Research Cluster 1 

      O'Brien, Rob (2009-03-07)
      One of the first steps in any research process is to undertake a thorough review of the existing literature in a particular area in order to understand the field of knowledge that is being drawn from and built upon. In ...
    • Innovative Uses of Co-operative Housing Assets 

      Murray, Carol; Pearson, Rebecca (2009-01-16)
      As housing co-operatives start to reach the point where they are retiring their mortgages, questions arise as to whether and how those assets might be leveraged to further support the needs of the affordable and co-operative ...
    • The Nonprofit Capital Market in Canada 

      Pearson, Rebecca (2009-02-20)
      This paper gives an overview of the Canadian nonprofit capital market, focusing on the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, including the users of nonprofit capital, the nonprofit capital investors, and the financial ...
    • The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC & Alberta 

      Pearson, Rebecca (2009-11-24)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA research project (A3) examining the scope and issues arising re social purpose capital markets.
    • The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC and Alberta 

      Pearson, Rebecca; Lawrence, Jonathan (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-05)
      This paper gives an overview of the Canadian nonprofit capital market, focusing on the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, including the users of nonprofit capital, the nonprofit capital investors, and the financial ...


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