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 14, 2018
      Time:
      5:30 pm
      Location:
      75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

    Hear eight of greater Boston's most innovative nonprofit leaders present their solutions to our region's most challenging social issues.

    Social Innovator Showcase
  • Approach & Impact Lunch - May 22

    • Day:
      May 22, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      One Congress Street, Suite 113 | Boston, MA 02114

    Are you interested in becoming involved with the Social Innovation Forum as a funder, volunteer, or in-kind partner? Join us for our Approach & Impact lunch to learn more.

    Approach and Impact

Past Events

  • Capacity Camp Capstone Event

    • Day:
      April 12, 2018
      Time:
      9:00 am
      Location:
      The Boston Foundation 75 Arlington Street, Boston MA 02116

    Join the Social innovation Forum for this special event to highlight seven committed organizations whose grassroots work is having an impact on the lives of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Learn about some of the most innovative and essential nonprofit organizations working in this field and how you can help support their work.

    Capacity Camp Capstone Event
  • Social Issue Talk: Advancing Education in New Bedford

    • Day:
      March 20, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 20, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Advancing Education in New Bedford."

    Education in New Bedford
  • Social Issue Talk: Inclusion for Youth with Disabilities

    • Day:
      March 15, 2018
      Time:
      8:30 am
      Location:
      Liberty Mutual Insurance (*new location*)

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 15, 2018 from 8:30 - 10:00 am for the Social Issue Talk "Building an Inclusive Society for Young People with Disabilities." 

    Inclusion for Youth with Disabilities
  • Social Issue Talk: Justice for Immigrants & Refugees

    • Day:
      April 06, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Ropes & Gray LLP

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on April 6, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Assuring Access to Justice for Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers."

    Justice for Immigrants & Refugees
  • Social Issue Talk: Financial Education as a Building Block for Success

    • Day:
      March 29, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      *New Event Location* SIF Offices, One Congress Street, Boston MA 02114

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 29, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Financial Education as a Building Block for Success."

    *THE LOCATION OF THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED*

    Due to a high volume of interest, this Social Issue Talk will no longer be held at Fiduciary Trust, and will instead be held at the Social Innovation Forum Offices at One Congress Street, Boston MA 02114.

    Financial Education
  • Social Issue Talk: Homelessness Prevention (Rescheduled)

    • Day:
      April 10, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Cooley LLP

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on April 10, 2018 from12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Eviction Prevention: A Model for Addressing Homelessness in Massachusetts." 

    This event was rescheduled to April 10 after a snowstorm cancellation.

    Financial Education
  • Social Issue Talk: Fatherhood & Public Health

    • Day:
      March 27, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Brown Rudnick

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 27, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk on "Healthy Fathers, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities: Addressing Father Absenteeism as a Public Health Matter."

    Fatherhood
  • Social Issue Talk: Environmental Justice

    • Day:
      March 06, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      Foley & Lardner LLP

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 6, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Investing in the Grassroots to Achieve Environmental and Social Justice."

    SIF Social Issue Talk Series
  • Social Issue Talk: Youth Incarceration

    • Day:
      March 01, 2018
      Time:
      12:00 pm
      Location:
      District Hall
    Join the Social Innovation Forum on March 1, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm for the Social Issue Talk "Breaking the Cycle of Youth Incarceration by Increasing Equitable and Appropriate Policing." 
    SIF Social Issue Talk Series
  • Next-Gen/Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy: February 6

    • Day:
      February 06, 2018
      Time:
      9:00 am
      Location:
      One Congress Street, Suite 113 | Boston, MA 02114

    In an effort to respond to the interests of next-gen donors, the Social Innovation Forum is convening a group of collaborative funding partners to support a "Social Issue Track" in SIF's 2018-2019 Nonprofit Accelerator. SIF will engage these donors in a collaborative track process that will allow for engagement, learning and leveraged impact.

    In February, SIF will be hosting two info sessions about Next-Gen funding opportunities. Join us for this one on February 6. If you can't make it to this session, you can join us on February 26

    Next-Gen