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

None at this time

Past Events

  • 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!
  • Social Innovator Showcase

    • Day:
      May 02, 2017
      Time:
      5:30 pm
      Location:
      MIT, 75 Amherst Street (Building E14) 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
  • 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.

    SIF model graphic
  • 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.