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Inaugural Indigenous Innovation Summit November 18 - 20, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA

by Allyson Hewitt

Led by the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) in partnership with the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, a group of about 300 Indigenous and non-Indigenous social innovators gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the Inaugural Indigenous Innovation Summit.

Tags: Indigenous-Focused Philanthropy

December 12, 2013

Good Sport

by Silver Donald Cameron

Good Sport was written by award-winning author Silver Donald Cameron, and includes a foreword by Governor-General David Johnston. It is a compilation of stories that reflect the diversity of projects that took place in the Sport for Development initiative, from the participants’ perspectives.

Tags: Sport for Development

November 27, 2013

Leading Together: Indigenous Youth in Community Partnership

A collection of stories highlighting promising approaches in partnerships between non-profit organizations and indigenous youth.

Tags: Indigenous-Focused Philanthropy

July 2012

Technology-Enabled Social Innovation: Selected Articles from the Technology Innovation Management Review

Highlights the promise and potential of technology-enabled social innovation and features contributions from some of Canada's leading social innovators and entrepreneurs.

Tags: Stephen Huddart, Social Innovation Generation, Social Finance

November, 2011

Cities Reducing Poverty (Introduction)

by Mark Cabaj, Editor

Cities Reducing Poverty: How Vibrant Communities Are Creating Comprehensive Solutions to the Most Complex Problem of Our Times, is composed of stories and a unique analysis that together show in detail how collaborative groups in six Canadian cities are reducing poverty. These groups are achieving remarkable results because they're using creative, comprehensive approaches based on real, on-the-ground knowledge of - and experience of - the complex nature of poverty.

Tags: Vibrant Communities

September 2011

Reflections on Philanthropy and Society: The Speeches of Tim Brodhead

by Tim Brodhead

A selection of speeches from past Foundation President Tim Brodhead, covering topics ranging from the environment to the economy, and from social inclusion to social innovation.

Tags: Tim Brodhead

September 2010

Getting Wisdom: The Transformative Power of Community Service-Learning

by Silver Donald Cameron

An exploratory dialogue on community service-learning and its effects on education systems and communities.

Tags: Inclusion, Engaging Youth, Community Service-Learning

July 2010

DE 201: A Practitioner’s Guide to Developmental Evaluation

by Elizabeth Dozois, Marc Langlois, and Natasha Blanchet-Cohen

Builds on the concepts outlined in A Developmental Evaluation Primer by articulating some of the key practices associated with this work.

Tags: Evaluation, Engaging Youth, Resilience

February 2010

On Not Letting a Crisis Go to Waste: An Innovation Agenda for Canada's Community Sector

by Tim Brodhead

Explores some of the implications of the economic downturn for Canada’s community sector and argues that new models and approaches are urgently required to ensure the community sector's health and to maintain Canadians’ well-being.

Tags: Tim Brodhead, Sustainability, Social Innovation Generation, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion

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