Susan M. Manwaring, Andrew Valentine
Miller Thomson lawyers discuss charities and social enterprise in The Lawyers Weekly.
Susan Manwaring and Andrew Valentine, lawyers in Miller Thomson Charity and Not-for-Profit Group, weigh in on the debate surrounding whether charities should consider for-profit business-like activities to accomplish a social purpose.
They write: "For a registered charity considering a foray into the world of social enterprise, it is important to consider what the charity wishes to accomplish and how the social enterprise will fit within its charitable mandate. Is the social enterprise intended to directly further the charity’s charitable purposes or is it conceived of primarily as a new source of revenue?"
Read the full article: Charities, and the use of social enterprise