Events

Find all of the information you need for upcoming Social Innovation Forum (SIF) Events and catch up on those you missed. Interested in hosting an SIF event? Contact us to learn more.

Upcoming Events

  • Symposium: Leading for Social Impact

    • Day:
      February 28, 2017
      Time:
      1:30 pm
      Location:
      Fulton Hall, Honors Library, 2nd Floor, Boston College

    SIF Executive Director Susan Musinsky will be among the panelists at the Leading for Social Impact symposium on February 28 at Boston College.

    Managing for Social Impact book cover
  • Approach & Impact Lunch

    • Day:
      March 02, 2017
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Social Innovation Forum, One Congress Street, Suite 113, Boston, MA 02114

    Join us for lunch and an overview of the Social Innovation Forum and our work building lasting social change in greater Boston.

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  • Expanding Leadership Development in the Social Sector

    • Day:
      March 09, 2017
      Time:
      11:30 am
      Location:
      Mintz Levin

    Dan Pallotta, Founder and President, Advertising for Humanity and the Charity Defense Council, shares his thoughts on developing leadership in the social sector.

    An audience member asks a question at a Social Issue Talk in March 2016
  • Revitalizing Southeastern Massachusetts

    • Day:
      March 21, 2017
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Brown Rudnick

    Michael Goodman, Executive Director of the Public Policy Center at UMass Dartmouth, offers insight into the issues facing Southeastern Massachusetts.

    Social Issue Talk speakers at podium
  • Supporting Immigrants through the Citizenship Process

    • Day:
      March 27, 2017
      Time:
      8:30 am
      Location:
      The Boston Foundation

    Congressman Joe Kennedy of the 4th Congressional District of Massachusetts, shares his thoughts on supporting immigrants through the citizenship process.

    Audience at 2016 Social Issue Talk at The Boston Foundation
  • Approach & Impact Lunch

    • Day:
      April 12, 2017
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Social Innovation Forum, One Congress Street, Suite 113, Boston, MA 02114

    Join us for lunch and an overview of the Social Innovation Forum and our work building lasting social change in greater Boston.

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Past Events

  • Supporting Family Philanthropy to Grow Social Impact

    • Day:
      February 15, 2017
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Social Innovation Forum, One Congress Street, Suite 113, Boston, MA 02114

    The Social Innovation Forum is delighted to offer a session at our new offices focused on engagement and impact in family philanthropy.

  • January Book Club Meeting

    • Day:
      January 25, 2017
      Time:
      4:30 pm
      Location:
      One Congress Street, Suite 113 | Boston, MA 02114

    SIF's new book club launches with our first meeting on Wednesday, January 25 from 4:30-6:00 pm in downtown Boston. The Book Club is for members of our community to read and discuss books about critical social issues and will include past Social Innovators who will contribute their depth of knowledge to the discussion.

    Registration Now Open forthe Social Innovation Forum Book Club!
  • 13th Annual Winter Reception

    • Day:
      December 07, 2016
      Time:
      5:30 pm
      Location:
      Microsoft New England R&D Center, Cambridge, MA

    The Social Innovation Forum's 13th Annual Winter Reception will be held December 7. We invite our community to join us for the formal announcement of the 2017 Social Innovators and a celebration of the achievements of our portfolio organizations!

    Save the date!
  • 2016 Social Innovator Encore

    • Day:
      November 16, 2016
      Time:
      8:30 am
      Location:
      Choate Hall & Stewart LLP, 2 International Place #34 Boston, MA 02111

    Did you miss the May Showcase? Join us for our an "Encore" on November 16, 8:30 - 10:00 am. The event will begin with breakfast and networking and then our 2016 Social Innovators will take to the stage to pitch their solutions to our community’s most challenging social issues. 

    Tina Chery of Louis D. Brown Peace Institute
  • September Approach & Impact Lunch

    • Day:
      September 21, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Social Innovation Forum, 11 Ave de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111

    Join us at our offices on Wednesday, September 21 for lunch to learn more about the Social Innovation Forum (SIF), our approach to social change, and the impact that we've had over the last 13 years. You will have a chance to meet our team, hear from a past Social Innovator about their experience with SIF, and learn more about ways to get involved.

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  • Social Innovator Applicant Information Session

    • Day:
      June 28, 2016
      Time:
      8:30 am
      Location:
      Social Innovation Forum, 11 Ave de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111

    Attend our upcoming information session on Tuesday, June 28 to learn more about our application process and what it means to be a Social Innovator,

  • Solutions for a Sustainable Community

    • Day:
      June 23, 2016
      Time:
      8:30 am
      Location:
      District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210

    Join us for a morning of networking and learning as our cohort of eight nonprofits share their solutions for making our community more sustainable. This event is the capstone of our nine-week pilot Boot Camp program, which provides a condensed version of our signature Social Innovator Accelerator.

    Audience members
  • Social Innovator Second Look

    • Day:
      June 29, 2016
      Time:
      8:30 am
      Location:
      Brown Rudnick, Boston, MA
    Did you miss the May 18 Showcase? Come see our 2016 Social Innovators pitch their solutions to our community’s most challenging social issues at our “Second Look” event on June 29.
    Sovanna Pouv at SIF Showcase
  • Increasing Quality Mental Health Care for Proven Risk Youth

    • Day:
      March 01, 2016
      Time:
      8:00 am
      Location:
      Fidelity Investments

    Join Massachusetts DYS Commissioner Peter Forbes and 2016 Social Innovator SMART Team for a presentation on Increasing Quality Mental Health Care for Proven Risk Youth.

  • Supporting Communities Impacted by Violence, Trauma, and Grief

    • Day:
      March 08, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      WilmerHale

    Join Valerie Batts, PhD, Founding Director and VP for Consulting at VISIONS, Inc., and 2016 Social Innovator Louis D. Brown Peace Institute for a presentation on Supporting Communities Impacted by Violence, Trauma, and Grief.