2020 Social Innovator Showcase

Save the Date!
May 18, 2020
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
60 State St 33rd Floor, Boston, MA 02109

On May 18, hear eight of greater Boston's most innovative nonprofit leaders present their solutions to our region's most challenging social issues. The Social Innovator Showcase is the Social Innovation Forum's signature event, bringing together an audience of more than 350 business executives, philanthropists, community leaders, and others interested in helping these organizations achieve their visions and expand their impact. 

This event is intended for those interested in supporting the 2020 Social Innovator cohort as potential funders, mentors, or connectors. Each of our eight Innovators will deliver a five-minute pitch, telling the story of their organization's work and impact, and inviting potential investors and supporters to become involved.

2020 Social Innovators

Adaptive Sports New England 
Supporting and Advancing Health of People with Disabilities, Their Families, and Caregivers 
Track Partner: Edith M. Ashley Fund at the Boston Foundation 

Boston HERC (Higher Education Resource Center) 
Strengthening Financial Health Through Building and Increasing Social Capital
Track Partner: MassMutual Foundation 

Elevated Thought 
Advancing Arts Engagement
Track Partner: JAKET Foundation 

OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center 
Advancing Arts Engagement 
Track Partner: JAKET Foundation

PAARI (Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative) 
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic 
Track Partner: Boston Open Impact 

The 1647, Inc. 
Promoting Teacher and Educator Training Opportunities for Effective and Innovative Approaches
Track Partner: Wellington Management Foundation 

Vital Village Network 
Nurturing the Whole Health of Children, Families, and Communities 
Track Partner: Inspire Boston Funder Collaborative 

WHALE (Waterfront Historic Area League) 
Revitalizing New Bedford Through Community-based Efforts
Track Partner: Schrafft Charitable Trust