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

Past Events

  • Supporting Part-Time and Temporary Staff

    • Date:
      July 19, 2021
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
      Location:
      Zoom meeting

    On July 19, join SIF to explore best practices in supporting part-time and temporary staff, such as interns, co-ops, AmeriCorps members, and part-time hires

  • Allocating Philanthropic Resources Equitably

    • Date:
      June 22, 2021
      Time:
      10:00 am - 11:30 am
      Location:
      Via Zoom Meeting

    Join the Social Innovation Forum (SIF), for a conversation with Karla Nicholson, Executive Director of the Haymarket People’s Fund, and Damian Wilmot a founding member of the New Commonwealth Fund to learn how their funding practices intentionally dismantle the persistent barriers grassroots organizations, and specifically leaders of color face, in securing philanthropic funding. Together we will examine approaches that move funding practices from transactional activities to transforming partnerships. 

  • Courageous & Creative Leadership

    • Date:
      June 03, 2021
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    On June 3rd, SIF welcomes the funder community to participate in a dialogue with our 2019 cohort. Hear how Social Innovators and funders innovated in the face of unanticipated challenges advancing the missions of these eight organizations over the last two years. Attendees will share best practices and reflect on their own learnings.

  • 2021 Social Innovator Showcase

    • Date:
      May 19, 2021
      Time:
      3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    On May 19, come and hear six of Greater Boston's most dynamic nonprofit leaders present their solutions to our region's most challenging social issues. The Social Innovator Showcase brings together an audience of more than 350 foundation leaders, donors, next-gen donors, and community leaders interested in helping these organizations achieve their visions and expand their impact.

  • Executive Director Circle

    • Date:
      May 05, 2021
      Time:
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    On May 5, 2021, join other Executive Directors from SIF’s nonprofit network for networking, connection, and conversation. 

  • OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center

    • Date:
      March 25, 2021
      Time:
      11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    Join us for OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center’s virtual Social Issue Talk “Empowering Youth Through Arts Engagement”, on Thursday, March 25th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm over Zoom. 

    OrigiNation
  • What’s Your (Organization’s) Story?

    • Date:
      February 24, 2021
      Time:
      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    Join us on Wednesday, February 24 from 1:00-2:30 pm for a virtual workshop on nonprofit storytelling with a focus on the best practices that can be applied across communications vehicles, fundraising, and external relations. This session is open to communication and development staff, executive directors, and anyone else involved in external relations or community engagement.