Every community is a Connected Community


Connect community builders with ideas, knowledge, research, tools and each other

Translate knowledge across sectors

Celebrate and elevate the work of community builders

Guiding Principles

We approach our work curiosity and continuous learning

Every community is different and will choose their own path

We embrace the messiness of community work

Strengthening the social fabric in communities improves people’s lives, creates a platform for meaningful change and builds resiliency

The Centre for Connected Communities (C3) was born out of the pioneering work of the East Scarborough Storefront.  Since 2001, The Storefront has been developing and adapting a new approach to community, the Connected Community Approach.

Read more about C3’s relationship to East Scarborough Storefront