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

  • Social Innovator Showcase

    • Day:
      May 02, 2017
      Time:
      5:30 pm
      Location:
      75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

    Join 350 businesspeople, philanthropists, and community leaders on Tuesday, May 2 to hear seven of greater Boston’s most innovative nonprofits pitch their solutions to our community’s toughest social issues.

    audience clapping at showcase

Past Events

  • Unlocking Youth Potential in Gateway Cities

    • Day:
      March 09, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Brown Rudnick LLP
      Info:
      Open to the public

    Join Laurie Ross, PhD, Associate Professor of Community Development and Planning at Clark University and Director of the Hope Coalition, and 2016 Social Innovator African Community Education Program for a presentation on Unlocking Youth Potential in Gateway Cities.

  • Finding Community-Based Solutions to Food Insecurity

    • Day:
      March 15, 2016
      Time:
      8:00 am
      Location:
      Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

    Join Anne McHugh, Director of the Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Division at the Boston Public Health Commission, and 2016 Social Innovator Dorchester Community Food Co-op for a presentation on Finding Community-Based Solutions to Food Insecurity.

  • Promoting Economic Self-Sufficiency for Women

    • Day:
      March 17, 2016
      Time:
      11:30 am
      Location:
      The Boston Foundation

    Join Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and 2016 Social Innovator Budget Buddies for a presentation on Promoting Economic Self-Sufficiency for Women.

  • Utilizing Open Spaces to Enhance Education for All

    • Day:
      March 21, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      DLA Piper

    Join Michael Rich, MD, MPH, Director/Founder, Center on Media and Child Health, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and Pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, and 2016 Social Innovator Hale Reservation for a presentation on Utilizing Open Spaces to Enhance Education for All.

  • Revitalizing the City of Lowell through Cultural Enrichment and Community Leadership

    • Day:
      March 28, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Choate Investment Advisors

    Join Paul Watanabe PhD, Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at University of Massachusetts Boston, and 2016 Social Innovator Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association for a presentation on Revitalizing the City of Lowell through Cultural Enrichment and Community Leadership.

  • Engaging in the Political Process to Advocate for Safe Work Conditions

    • Day:
      March 29, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      John Hancock

    Join Massachusetts State Senator Dan Wolf and 2016 Social Innovator Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health (MassCOSH) for a presentation on Engaging in the Political Process to Advocate for Safe Work Conditions.

  • Impact Investing Showcase

    • Day:
      April 07, 2016
      Time:
      8:00 am

    The Social Innovation Forum (SIF) will hold its 4th Annual Impact Investing Showcase on Thursday, April 7, 2016. This event, the culmination of SIF’s intensive 12-week Social Business Accelerator program, will feature six social impact businesses that make up SIF’s 2016 “Impact Entrepreneur” cohort.

  • Join us for the 2016 Social Innovator Showcase!

    • Day:
      May 18, 2016
      Time:
      5:30 pm
      Location:
      MIT Media Lab

    Join over 350 businesspeople, philanthropists, and community leaders to hear eight of greater Boston’s most innovative nonprofits pitch their solutions to our community’s toughest social issues. Get your tickets today for our May 18 Social Innovator Showcase.

    Showcase networking
  • November Approach & Impact Lunch

    • Day:
      November 02, 2016
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Social Innovation Forum, 11 Ave de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111

    Join us at our offices on Wednesday, November 2 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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  • January Approach & Impact Lunch

    • Day:
      January 12, 2017
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      One Congress Street, Suite 113 | Boston, MA 02114

    Join us on Thursday, January 12 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.

    SIF model graphic