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  • Third Iteration of SIF Capacity Camp Program is Underway

    State Street Foundation provides opportunity for grantees to refresh, reflect, and build community
    • By Margaret Leipsitz
    • Published on October 02, 2018

    SIF consultant Margaret Leipsitz reflects on her experiences during the SIF Capacity Camp, sponsored by the State Street Foundation.

    Image of Margaret Leipsitz and Capacity Camp participants from East Boston Ecumenical Center, Project Hope, Project Place, Saint Francis House Inc., South Boston en Acción, Strive, and United South End Settlements
  • Building the Right Board for Your Nonprofit: Fundraising

    Lessons from our Board Development Workshop with Vicki Burkhart

    On August 14, the Social Innovation Forum hosted the fourth session in our board development series with Vicki Burkhart of the Burkhart Group at More Than Giving Co. The fourth session in the series was Building the Right Board for your Nonprofit: Fundraising, where we discussed how we can engage everyone on the board in the fundraising process and the strategies needed to build a fundraising board. 

    Building the Right Board for Your Nonprofit: Fundraising
  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation | August 4 - August 11

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston

    Check out the fifth installment of our SIF Community Summer Series. Each week, we will share events hosted by our partners, past and present. Be sure to get out there and support our inspiring greater Boston social impact community!

    Putting the
  • Announcing a New Track for the Social Innovator Accelerator

    "Ensuring Long-term Success for Young People with Disabilities" supported by the Edith M. Ashley Fund at the Boston Foundation

    The Social Innovation Forum is excited to announce an additional social issue track for the 2019 Social Innovator Accelerator. Nominations and applications are now being accepted for an eighth track, “Ensuring Long-term Success for Young People with Disabilities,” supported by the Edith M. Ashley Fund, a fund of the Boston Foundation.

    Social Innovator Accelerator general
  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation | July 28 - August 4

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston

    Check out the fourth installment of our SIF Community Summer Series. Each week, we will share events hosted by our partners, past and present. Be sure to get out there and support our inspiring greater Boston social impact community!

    Putting the
  • A Space Where Change Happens

    Coworking members share their perspective on the SIF coworking space
    • By Alphonse Litz, Sakura Tomizawa
    • Published on July 24, 2018

    We asked the team from Boston Explorers to share their perspective on coworking at the Social Innovation Forum. Boston Explorers is one of 12 nonprofit organizations working out of our collaborative space at One Congress Street.

    Boston Explorers- Alphonse and Sakura
  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation | July 14 - July 21

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston

    Check out the third installment of our SIF Community Summer Series. Each week, we will share events hosted by our partners, past and present. Be sure to get out there and support our inspiring greater Boston social impact community!

    Putting the