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As a funder, capacity-builder and convenor, Re-Code supports Canadian universities and colleges to build a more just and sustainable world.

Building Social Infrastructure Report

This paper explores how post-secondary institutions are in an ideal position to improve social wellbeing using their financial, physical, relational, research, and education resources. Learn how schools are using this rich array of resources to build “social infrastructure” and to contribute positively to communities and society.

read our discussion paper

A milestone report

The Milestone Report and Three Year Retrospective Review reflects on the developments made to accelerate and scale the social impact of higher education since the launch of the 2017 discussion paper (see above) through the lens of seven social impact initiatives. The report is poised to help higher education institutions play an even stronger role in achieving a thriving future.

Read our Milestone Report

Project Showcase

Explore the projects that Re-Code is assisting through its partnerships.

The national community of practice that we were introduced to, the support and advocacy from the Re-Code team over the years, and the friendships developed are priceless contributions to our New Brunswick ecosystem. We will be profoundly grateful for these as we continue on this journey together.

Karina LeBlanc
University of New Brunswick

We are officially the first Canadian Community College to become a changemaker campus! This COULD NOT have been achieved without the drive, innovative visioning, and funding provided to us from Re-Code.

Suzie Addison-Toor
Georgian College

It was an invitation to a conversation, and to an uncertain but potential-filled national project... Re-Code has fomented a community of practice that simply did not exist before.

James Stauch
Mount Royal University

Re-Code Network

Explore the schools that have worked with Re-Code.

Queen’s University

Round 1 Recipient

Scaling up of existing activities, such as boot camps, courses, workshops and case writing, and the creation of a Social Impact Academy and a Social Impact Lab.

University of Manitoba

Established a social entrepreneurship incubator; a ‘mutual mentorship’ program for student social entrepreneurs; and a community service-learning program focused on social innovation.

McMaster University

Developed a social innovation zone that boosts student and youth experiential learning through engagement with entrepreneurial ventures on campus and throughout the Hamilton area.

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Round 1 Recipient

Integrate a centre for social innovation and entrepreneurship, a graduate degree program and incubator, and the expansion of community service learning and partnerships.

Cégep de Sherbrooke

Round 1 Recipient

Set up a non-profit organisation that offers various services to the community and enables Cégep students to develop entrepreneurial and managerial skills.

Université de Sherbrooke

Facilitates an “innovation ecosystem” that optimizes students’ potential and creates collaboration opportunities.

Niagara College Canada

Empowering students to create systemic change in the Niagara Region. Providing experiential learning opportunities for student-led social innovation.

University of Guelph

Round 1 Recipient

Re-Code Round 1 Funding helped catalyze the “Ideas Congress” course: a unique for-credit courses where students of all disciplines work on real-life projects with community partners to improve sustainability and food security.

Trent University

With the help of Re-Code funding, developed a a unique entrepreneurship centre/ innovation zone at the Peterborough & Durham Region campuses. The concept is student centred, interdisciplinary and socially innovative, to address the pressing socio-economic needs of these regions