Defining Beneficiaries

Impact for Whom? Defining Beneficiaries One of the most important considerations in building strategy for impact is establishing who your beneficiaries are. You want to be clear about for whom you are intentionally doing this work. This shows up at the very beginning of strategy building, in defining your Intended Impact Statement, which states the [...]

By |2019-08-01T12:17:19-04:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Impact Clarity, Strategy|0 Comments

Building bridges for women and children, with Shawn Bayes of EFry

In this episode, Sally speaks with Shawn Bayes, the Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver. EFry provides support services to women and children affected by the justice system. They discuss risk factors that lead women into conflict with the law, and the many effects of incarceration on women and their [...]

By |2019-07-29T15:55:37-04:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: Impact Clarity, Podcast|0 Comments

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

Bringing Strategy to Life, with Shelley Zuckerman

Sally interviews Shelley Zuckerman of the North York Community House, an organization that supports its community members to settle, thrive and lead. They discuss the process of defining NYCH's intended impact and aligning the organization to its impact in the broader community. Shelley also tells us about NYCH's continuous effort to measure its [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:27:55-04:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Impact Clarity, Podcast, Strategy|0 Comments

Announcing: the Impact Conversations Podcast

We are proud to announce the launch of our brand new podcast, Impact Conversations. Impact Conversations 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 [...]

By |2019-07-12T11:44:39-04:00November 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