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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Past Events

  • 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. 

  • Advocacy and Lobbying 101

    • Date:
      March 25, 2021
      Time:
      11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    Join us on Thursday, March 25 from 11:30-1:00 pm for the virtual workshop to get some clarity on how to maximize your advocacy, the types of advocacy activities 501(c)(3)s can engage in, and when communication is considered lobbying. 

  • Fundraising Learning Cohort

    • Date:
      February 25, 2021
      Time:
      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    Over the next couple of months, SIF is convening a Fundraising Learning cohort online for nonprofit development staff to build community, surface challenges, and share best practices. 

  • Nonprofit Legal Assessment Clinic

    • Date:
      January 21, 2021
      Time:
      1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    SIF and Cooley LLP are proud to offer a Nonprofit Legal Assessment Clinic on Thursday, January 21st from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. 

  • WHALE (Waterfront Historic Area League)

    • Date:
      January 19, 2021
      Time:
      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      Location:
      Via Zoom

    Join the Social Innovation Forum on January 19, 2020, from 1:00-2:00 pm EST for the virtual Social Issue Talk "Revitalizing Communities Through Historic Restoration."

    WHALE
  • Warm Winter Welcome

    • Date:
      December 10, 2020
      Time:
      10:00 am - 10:30 am
      Location:
      Zoom

    Please join us for our Warm Winter Welcome event on Thursday, December 10 at 10:00 am.

    warm winter welcome
  • Nonprofit Roundtable: Working Remotely

    • Date:
      December 10, 2020
      Time:
      2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    On December 10, from 2:00-3:30 pm, please join us for our new nonprofit roundtable to discuss best practices and learn from nonprofit peers about navigating the impact of working remotely.  In particular, we’ll focus on team culture, fundraising, and technology/tools in a remote context.