Podcast: Impact Strategy, with Robin Cory

Episode 3 of the Impact Podcast is out now! 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 not-for-profit sector. They also talk about the importance of funding organizational competencies like measurement- so that organizations can adapt and build their impact. Resources: • Colbeck Advisors: • Robin Cory on LinkedIn • Frances [...]

By |November 15th, 2018|Categories: Measurement, Podcast, Strategy|

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 with clients and collectives is one part of what we do – a big part – but we are also committed to catalyzing a shift among social and environmental innovators toward a focus on strategic clarity and an orientation toward impact and results when [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 now online, with more to come every second Thursday. Episode 1 features a conversation between Sally and Lynn about why impact matters. In episode 2, Ryan Conway of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation's Innoweave program shares his perspective as a funder. Listen and subscribe [...]

By |November 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Podcast|

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 Day June 19th at Evergreen Brick Works. The day is for B Corps and the evening is open to all. We’d love to see you there! New Team Member With another year’s growth, we’re also thrilled to have a new employee to make it [...]

By |June 8th, 2018|Categories: Evaluation, Impact Clarity, Leadership, News|

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 leaders and innovators who attended last week's Social Innovation network conversation at McMaster University Centre for Continuing Education.  This event was part of a Canada-wide conversation led by the Social Innovation Institute and the Centre for Social Innovation to explore what an network supporting [...]

By |February 25th, 2018|Categories: Impact Clarity, News|Tags: , , |

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 make it happen.  It's a great introduction to the modules available from Innoweave for coaching and funding of your social innovation ideas. For more information about these programs or help with your application, please call us.

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: Impact Clarity, Leadership, News, Strategy, Value of Coaching|
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