Strategic Directions

SEIZE Strategic Directions


In the winter of 2023, the SEIZE Team and Board of Directors went on a retreat to discuss its long-term goals for the organizations. Following these discussions, four (4) key directions were chosen.

Cultivate an Engaged Membership Base

  • Create concise onboarding system for user, support, & worker members
  • Develop Constituent Relationship Management tool (CRM) to improve communication strategy
  • Create a working group structure to extend membership engagement
  • Develop programs and activities to move members down the engagement funnel

Act as a radical entry point to the Social Solidarity Economy Ecosystem

  • Strategically expand the curriculum and services to other geographic locations
  • Improve the online learning experience for curriculum participants
  • Host events and produce materials to attract a wider audience to the principals of the solidarity economy

Advance the SEIZE sectoral incubation approach

  • Facilitate a network of knowledge sharing to scale and build the internal capacity of organizations
  • Incubate cooperatives and social enterprises to cultivate solidarity throughout the value chain and across our sector focus areas
  • Develop SEIZE‚Äôs internal capacity to scale up incubation services

Lead by example: Act in solidarity with membership and beyond

  • Create resources and provide trainings to our members and other support member organizations
  • Cultivate partnerships and bolster organizations to fufill their mandates as its aligns with our members
  • Participate in the creation of solidarity networks to cultivate unified power across sectors