Is the term for the broad range of organizations that focus primarily on a Social Mission aimed at improving a social or environmental issue, and include:
- nongovernmental organizations (NGOs),
- Social Enterprises, and sometimes
- Social Ventures.
To give a sense of the breadth of the Social Sector, it includes organizations working in the following areas:
- Arts, Culture and Heritage,
- Education and Literacy,
- Social services,
- Youth and children’s issues.