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  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, July 8 - 14

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Sylvia Dao
    • Published on July 07, 2017

    Check out the fifth installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

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  • An Insider's Perspective on SIF

    Reflections from an SIF Co-op Student
    • By Hannah Muthoot
    • Published on July 05, 2017

    Hannah Muthoot, our Spring 2017 Co-op from Northeastern University shares her experience working at SIF.

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  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, July 1- 7

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Hannah Coy
    • Published on June 30, 2017

    Check out the fourth installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

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  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, June 24 - 30

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Sylvia Dao
    • Published on June 23, 2017

    Check out the third installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

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  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, June 17 - 23

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Hannah Coy
    • Published on June 16, 2017

    Check out the second installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

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  • Eight Funders Support Collaborative Track Focused on Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers

    Funding Collaborative commits to supporting both a social issue track as well as SIF’s “Capacity Camp” program to serve additional organizations

    In response to policy changes that are threatening the rights of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers across the United States, the Social Innovation Forum announced in March that it would highlight this issue in our 2017-18 portfolio. Within weeks of our initial call to action, eight funding partners signed on to participate.

  • Social Innovation Forum Awarded Grant by The Boston Foundation

    Funding will be used to promote effective and sustainable nonprofits in the greater Boston

    The Social Innovation Forum (SIF) was recently awarded a grant of $50,000 by the Boston Foundation. The grant will support SIF’s ongoing work to promote effective and sustainable nonprofits in the greater Boston area.

  • SIF Convenes Conversation around Impact Investing, Releases Learning Report

    Panel highlights the challenges and opportunities for this emerging field in greater Boston
    • By Katie Barnett
    • Published on June 07, 2017

    In late April, the Social Innovation Forum hosted more than 40 people at our One Congress Street offices for lunch and an interactive panel conversation about impact investing. This event accompanied the release of our report, Insights into Impact Investing, which highlights our accomplishments and the opportunities in this exciting, emerging field.

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