Community Interest Company
This business structure is a bridge between for-profit and non-profit, and enables you to pursue your social goals and contribute to the common good while still making money.
Examples of social enterprises include:
- Farmers' markets
- Community-owned wind farms
- Businesses run by charities
- Business employing marginalized or disenfranchised groups
Among other conditions, corporations registered under this designation must pay taxes, and must reinvest profits into the community or into the company's operations.