News

Check back often for the latest Social Innovation Forum news and to stay up-to-date on the work of our Innovators and Entrepreneurs. 

  • SIF 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

    • By Dana Gingras and Allison Hajjar
    • Published on November 30, 2016

    This holiday season, give and give back with these unique gifts from the Social Innovation Forum's portfolio of Innovators and Entrepreneurs. From jewelry, to fitness apparel, to theater tickets and much more inbetween, find a way to incorporate social impact into your gift giving this year while finding a special gift for everyone on your list.

    SIF Holiday Gift Guide
  • Impact in Action

    We took a group of supporters on a morning of interactive site visits with two past Social Innovators

    Our SIF staff team sees the results of our work pretty often as we stay connected to our portfolio throughout the years following, but it's rare – even for us – to take a weekday out of the office and feel the effects of the change work up close. Executive Director Susan Musinsky shares some highlights from our recent "Impact in Action" visits to two SIF alumni Innovators.

    Impact in Action, November 4
  • Announcing the 2016-2017 Social Innovator Finalists

    The Social Innovation Forum is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016-2017 Social Innovator Accelerator cohort. We believe these organizations represent greater Boston's most promising approaches to addressing some of our community's toughest social issues.

    Announcing the 2017 Social Innovator Finalists!
  • Q & A with Kevin Krachman and Jonathan Abe of PSM Clean Energy

    • By Marissa Silapaswan
    • Published on October 06, 2016

    Impact Investing Fellow Marissa Silapaswan interviewed Kevin Krachman and Jonathan Abe of PSM Clean Energy about clean energy, their favorite entrepreneurs, and their experiences in our Social Business Accelerator.

    Kevin Krachman of PSM Energy presents at the 2016 Impact Investing Showcase
  • Q & A with Vikram Aggarwal of EnergySage

    • By Marissa Silapaswan
    • Published on October 06, 2016

    Impact Investing Fellow Marissa Silapaswan interviewed Vikram Aggarwal of EnergySage about his professional journey, his favorite entrepreneurs, and his experience in our Social Business Accelerator.

    Vikram Aggarwal of EnergySage presents at the 2016 Impact Investing Showcase
  • Q & A with Danielle Zurovcik of WiCare

    • By Marissa Silapaswan
    • Published on August 25, 2016

    Impact Entrepreneur Danielle Zurovcik of WiCare talks about expanding access to health care globally, her favorite entrepreneurs, and her experience in our Social Business Accelerator.

    Danielle demonstrates wound pump at Impact Investing Showcase
  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, August 24 - 31

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Alexandra Williams
    • Published on August 21, 2016

    Welcome to our tenth and final installment of the Putting the “Social” in Social Innovation Summer Series! With a portfolio of 99 organizations and social businesses, the Social Innovation Forum wants to help keep our community informed, active, and social. We hope that you have been able to join in on the amazing events that have been hosted by our Innovators and Entrepreneurs. With summer coming to a close, make sure you continue to support our inspiring Boston nonprofit community. 

  • Q & A with Chris Bullock of ClearGov

    • By Marissa Silapaswan
    • Published on August 19, 2016

    Chris Bullock, founder of ClearGov shares his thoughts on entrepreneurship, making government data accessible to taxpayers, and his experience in the SIF Social Business Accelerator.

    Chris Bullock pitches at the 2016 SIF Impact Investing Showcase
  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, August 16 - 23

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Alexandra Williams
    • Published on August 13, 2016

    Welcome to our ninth installment of the Putting the “Social” in Social Innovation Summer Series! With a portfolio of 99 organizations and social businesses, the Social Innovation Forum wants to help keep our community informed, active, and social. Each week we will share events being hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs. Be sure to get out there and support our inspiring Boston nonprofit community! 

    Summer Blog Series Header