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So far Social Impact Advisors has created 19 blog entries.

Point of Accountability

Is your organization aligned on its Point of Accountability? Recently we heard a funder’s excitement about the clear purpose, and conviction to achieve it, that a grantee had gained after working with us. In fact, the funder wanted that same clarity for themselves. It reminded us that clarity of purpose and accountability is a rare [...]

By |2019-05-28T20:01:51-04:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Impact Clarity, Strategy|0 Comments

Welcoming Brittney Patton to our team

We are excited to welcome a new Coach to Social Impact Advisors! Brittney Patton is a skilled facilitator, with several years of experience leading and strengthening teams and individuals alike. Brittney holds a Bachelor of Recreation and Leisure Studies with a focus on Community Recreation and a Master of Arts in Applied Health Sciences. [...]

By |2019-05-28T20:17:52-04:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

What is Innoweave? Application deadline!

If you’re thinking about submitting an application to Innoweave’s Impact & Strategic Clarity program, a reminder that the next deadline is Monday June 3rd. We’ve been coaching in this program for 5 years and have seen great results in organizations’ ability to articulate their impact and create a clear pathway to delivering it. We’re always up for a conversation. [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:15:15-04:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Youth CI Learning Circle 3.0

We recently had the pleasure of facilitating the Laidlaw Foundation's third annual Youth CI Learning Circle. Representatives from collectives, grant recipients and partners from all stages of the Youth Collective Impact process gathered to share their experiences working on Collective Impact initiatives for youth in Ontario. New insights about youth engagement, focusing on impact, relationship building, data [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:23:09-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Collective Impact, Facilitation, News, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Podcast: Impact Strategy, with Robin Cory

Sally interviews Robin Cory, of Colbeck Strategic Advisors. They talk about how organizations which focus on their impact, and align their financial resources and organizational capabilities to it, can build strong strategy that achieves results. Robin and Sally talk about how to decide what not to do and why that is often difficult in the [...]

By |2019-05-28T20:20:54-04:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Measurement, Podcast, Strategy|0 Comments

Updates and Opportunities from Social Impact Advisors, Fall 2018

Hello! We want to share our recent developments with you, the leaders and stakeholders of organizations engaged in social and environmental impact. Please read on to find out about: Our new podcast: Impact Recent activities Staff changes An important Innoweave update Upcoming events Spreading the word: Introducing the "Impact" podcast Our coaching and consulting work [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:31:23-04:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Announcing: the Impact Podcast

We are proud to announce the launch of our brand new podcast, Impact. Impact is a show about change makers getting things done. Sally Fazal and Lynn Fergusson of Social Impact Advisors talk to NGO leaders, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and environmental innovators about their goals and how they’re reaching them. The first two episodes are [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:27:05-04:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Impact Clarity, News, Podcast|0 Comments

June 2018 | Updates And Opportunities

Hello! Where does the time go?  Unbelievably, the summer is almost here.  We wanted to get a quick update out before everyone scatters to the sunshine. B Corp Leadership Development Day Social Impact Advisors is celebrating 1 year as a certified B Corp! We’re excited to be presenting at the Ontario B Corp Leadership Development [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:45:15-04:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Evaluation, Impact Clarity, Leadership, News|0 Comments

News and Events

2018 has been busy so far and we're delighted to be kicking off a number of new projects in strategic planning, facilitation, collective impact, and Innoweave's Impact and Strategic Clarity module. In the coming months, we will be updating this space more often to share what we're learning. We are grateful to all the community [...]

By |2019-05-28T20:16:35-04:00February 25th, 2018|Categories: Impact Clarity, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Doing Strategy Well

Innoweave is running a free series of workshops across Canada this fall. The link is for the Toronto and York region event on October 2, but please check here for events across the country.   Impact Accelerators get leaders thinking about the impact their organizations are making in the world and unpack processes and tools to [...]

By |2018-11-01T16:10:16-04:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Impact Clarity, Leadership, News, Strategy, Value of Coaching|0 Comments