The Social Innovation Forum (SIF) provides a unique combination of capacity building and network building to create positive social change in greater Boston. We actively connect supporters (funders, investors, and volunteers) and practitioners (nonprofit and social business leaders) to build productive relationships focused on growing social impact. Founded in 2003 as a program of Root Cause, SIF incorporated as an independent nonprofit organization in 2015.

  • Mission


    The mission of the Social Innovation Forum is to create positive social change in greater Boston by engaging leaders, strengthening organizations, and building networks.

  • Our Approach

    Our Approach

    The Social Innovation Forum plays a critical role in the social impact community by educating, engaging, and connecting resource providers (funders, investors, and volunteers) and on-the-ground leaders of nonprofit organizations and social impact businesses. Learn more about our programs, services, and events.

  • Team


    Meet our team, a close-knit group of passionate problem solvers working to make our communities better for all.

  • Board of Directors

    Board of Directors

    Meet our Board of Directors, an actively engaged group of business, philanthropic, and nonprofit leaders who provide strategic vision, guidance, and support to SIF.

  • Job Opportunities

    Job Opportunities

    Interested in joining our team? Learn more about our work environment and the types of roles for which we hire.