On the COVID and Poverty Front Line- meeting the emergency and adapting to the new world with Shawn Bayes of Elizabeth Fry

In some of our recent episodes we have been speaking with leaders in the nonprofit and social benefit sectors about the changes and opportunities they anticipate at a system level as we adapt to the new COVID situation in Canada.    Today, we are talking about the front line: what the Elizabeth Fry Society [...]

By |2020-07-10T11:02:21-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Leadership, News, Podcast, Strategy|0 Comments

Reflect, Reimagine, Rebuild Webinar

The J.W. McConnell Leading Through Crisis stream has supported community organizations with new coaching opportunities, mentorship, and resources throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Join SIA’s co-founding partner Lynn Ferguson to learn more about why reflection and reimagining are valuable steps. This crisis is ongoing, and we don't yet know what is to come next. We recognize [...]

By |2020-07-08T15:40:24-04:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: News, Strategy|0 Comments

Workshop – Thinking Ahead: Making the Most of Your Strategic Planning Process

A day long training workshop with Lynn Fergusson, hosted by the Sustainability Network. We'll provide an overview of strategic planning and our approach to tying it to impact in a concrete, actionable and inspiring way. We’ll provide examples, then share tools and give you a chance to get your feet wet. You’ll get feedback from coaches [...]

By |2019-10-03T10:17:48-04:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Events, Impact Clarity, News, Strategy|0 Comments

Social Finance Fund

Many of our clients run or are considering a social enterprise. Even more are looking for new sources of funding. If this sounds like you, read on! In case you missed it, the Government of Canada announced a Social Innovation and Social Finance (SI/SF) Strategy late last year, with an update in June. In preparation [...]

By |2019-08-01T13:43:03-04:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: News, Social Finance, Social Innovation|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 |2019-08-01T13:04:22-04:00May 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 [...]

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 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