About LEAP

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LEAP | Pecaut Centre for Social Impact envisions a society where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We catalyze large scale social impact by selecting, supporting and scaling breakthrough social ventures and unleashing the potential of collaboration.

How We Work

Powered by the private sector, our proven approach generates large-scale impact.

Identify and enable leaders

We employ a rigorous due diligence approach to find exceptional social ventures to join our portfolio.

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Accelerate the impact of social ventures

LEAP provides ventures the support they need to grow and deepen their impact in Canada through coaching, access to private sector resources from key partners including BCG, EY, H+K Strategies, McCarthy Tétrault, Offord Group, and Google.

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Mobilize smart money and inspire action

LEAP unlocks capital for the social ventures in our portfolio. We share our knowledge back across sectors and empower donors to allocate their capital with high-impact ventures.

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Our Portfolio

We partner with social ventures to structure and implement long-term action plans to tackle some of society’s biggest problems.

To Date:


Ventures Assessed


Ventures Selected


Lives Impacted


Economic Impact


Pro-bono Mobilized


Funding Influenced to Ventures


A one- to two-year partnership focused on scaling, for early-stage social ventures with identifiable impact potential and extraordinary leadership.


A three- to five-year partnership focused on long-term support for growth-stage ventures with proven impact and exceptional leadership.


All of our ventures graduate to our Alumni Stream, where they continue to receive support from LEAP and share insights through workshops and networking events.

We partner with our portfolio of 15 breakthrough social ventures to scale their impact.

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Triec logo
SmartSAVER logo
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Teach for Canada logo
Upwithwomen logo
Arctic Eider Society Logo
BC Childrens Hospital logo
Globalmedic logo
Canadian Red Cross logo
Food Banks Canada logo
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Green Iglu logo
WWH logo
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Together, we can achieve
a healthier Canada.