Change the world.

We're empowering the next generation of social innovators.

Are you ready to change the world?

What is Gen I?

Generation Innovation (Gen I) is a social innovation community, resource hub, and mentorship network.

We aim to connect changemakers in the York Region to a network of like-minded innovators and social change experts that will help turn their passion project into a reality.

Why York Region? The social enteprise movement is growing in Ontario but it's concentrated in the downtown core. We want to build this movement outward, starting with ensuring that social innovators in the York Region have a supportivecommunity, influential network, and practical resources for building scalable and sustainable social startups.


Get connected.
Learn about social enterprise.
Power up your world-changing organization.


A York Region
social entrepreneurship hub
at the cutting edge of purpose + profit.

Seminars & Workshops

We'll have a variety of seminars, workshops, and networking events to help you get off the ground.


By joining our mentorship program, you'll tap into our network of social innovation veterans with decades of experience in the sector.


We're all about community! We believe the key to success is learning from others, so we're here to build a community of passionate social innovators.