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June 2020

Impact Gaps Canvas: Tackling Heropreneurship using an Ecosystem Approach (Part 1)

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Impact Gaps Canvas: Tackling Heropreneurship using an Ecosystem Approach

A two-part, research-focused workshop for social entrepreneurs to learn about the landscape and ecosystem they're working within. “We are in an age of heropreneurship: everyone wants to 'be' a social entrepreneur. The myth of the entrepreneur creates a false hierarchy with 'start-up founder' at the top. We foster this obsession in our education, our funding, our awards, and our media. But we don’t just need more founders. We need more positive social impact.” - Tackling Heropreneurship During this two-part workshop...

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Impact Gaps Canvas: Tackling Heropreneurship using an Ecosystem Approach (Part 2)

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Impact Gaps Canvas: Tackling Heropreneurship using an Ecosystem Approach

A two-part, research-focused workshop for social entrepreneurs to learn about the landscape and ecosystem they're working within. “We are in an age of heropreneurship: everyone wants to 'be' a social entrepreneur. The myth of the entrepreneur creates a false hierarchy with 'start-up founder' at the top. We foster this obsession in our education, our funding, our awards, and our media. But we don’t just need more founders. We need more positive social impact.” - Tackling Heropreneurship During this two-part workshop...

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Next Economy Conversations: Jeff Cyr of Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

June 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Next Economy Conversations: Jeff Cyr of Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

As we look to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that now, more than ever, we cannot go back to the way things were. From the climate crisis to deep social inequalities, the challenges of our time require us to build the Next Economy – one that is sustainable, equitable, and prosperous for all. Next Economy Conversations, the Centre for Social Innovation's monthly event series, is your chance to hear from incredible leaders helping to build this Next Economy....

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Innoweave Webinar: Reflect, Reimagine, Rebuild

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Leading Through Crisis stream has supported community organizations with new coaching opportunities, mentorship, and resources throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This crisis is ongoing, and we don’t yet know what is to come next. We recognize that organizations find themselves in changing circumstances as it evolves, and Innoweave would like to be there with continued support. As some of you gain the time and capacity to think strategically about the future, you have an opportunity to explore how your work...

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Good Online Facilitation: Tools and Techniques for Social Innovators

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come join three of the most fun, skilled remote facilitators in Canada and widen your toolbox for online facilitation. Many of us who are great facilitators in person find that the way we connect with people in person doesn't fully translate online in GoTo Meeting after Zoom call. What can we do to deepen our ability to connect and do meaningful work with others online? ABSI searched our connections to find three fabulous social innovation facilitators, who have all worked...

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July 2020

Innoweave Webinar: Information Session | July 2020 (Social Enterprise)

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Innoweave will be hosting a Social Enterprise information session (online webinar). While optional, we recommend all groups interested in the Social Enterprise stream attend. This session will cover: Innoweave’s impact-oriented approach Social Enterprise 101 info Overview of Innoweave’s Social Enterprise stream Key factors for coaching readiness Q&A and discussion For those who cannot make this time, a recording is hosted on our Social Enterprise information page, and we plan to offer it 3 times per year to coincide with our...

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Innoweave Webinar: Information Session | July 2020 (Scaling Impact)

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Innoweave will be hosting a Scaling Impact Information Session (online webinar). While optional, we recommend all groups interested in the Scaling Impact stream attend. This session will cover: Innoweave’s impact-oriented approach Scaling Impact 101 info Overview of Innoweave’s Scaling Impact stream Key factors for coaching readiness Q&A and discussion For those who cannot make this time, a recording is hosted on our Scaling Impact information page, and we plan to offer it 3 times per year to coincide with our...

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COVID Social Recovery x Tech

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

If there was any doubt before, COVID-19 has certainly confirmed the importance of technology in society today. Join Dr. Alina Turner of HelpSeeker, James Stauch (Director, Institute for Community Prosperity) and Ashif Mawji (Venture Partner, Rising Tide) as they discuss how tech innovations such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can positively impact our society's social recovery from COVID.

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Workshop: Clarify your project | Social Finance Investment Readiness

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Innoweave will be hosting a Social Finance Investment Readiness Workshop to help organizations clarify a project concept to be viable, feasible, and impactful. We highly recommend that 3-4 key leaders from your organization join the workshop to work through the exercises together. This workshop will cover: Brief review of the Social Finance Fund and Investment Readiness Program Practical exercises to: Develop your project financials: costs, income, financing needs Articulate and quantify your project impact Assess and identify your investment-readiness needs...

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August 2020

Tools for Harnessing Collective Creativity

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Date: Wednesday August 12, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET Speaker: Sylvia Cheuy Whether the meeting you are hosting is virtual or face-to-face, being intentional about how you design and facilitate it can make all the difference. This is especially true when you are hosting people from a diversity of sectors and perspectives. This webinar introduces participants to Liberating Structures: a menu of thirty-three simple, but highly effective, facilitation methods designed to encourage people to think, learn and...

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