We are a two person team here at the Atelier!
Comprised of one full-time General Director and a part-time Communications Agent we channel our energies into ensuring this space is both functional and engaging for members developing their projects.
Our Board is comprised of 7 administrators and 1 intern
Jonathan Durand Folco
OUR MISSION, VISION, & VALUES
The Atelier is a nonprofit organization which welcomes organizations, community groups, and individuals that have innovative projects and careers. Partnered with Saint Paul University and the Élisabeth-Bruyère School of Social Innovation, we offer a connection that bridges between academics and community life, generating a dynamic space that will encourage the exchange of innovative ideas and new practices.
The Atelier is an inclusive space for collaboration, training, knowledge sharing and support for social innovations.
Be a catalyst of innovation and social transformation
- Host, accompany, and support socially innovative projects which respond to the needs of the community.
- Promote initiatives that address inequalities and poverty in an efficient and sustainable manner, while supporting programs focusing on French communities, newcomers and First Nations.
- Bring together innovative initiatives and research projects, while facilitating the exchange and dissemination of practices and knowledge.