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February 2010

Publication: 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

December 2009

Video: Platformation & Partnership Ecology

Stephen Huddart from McConnell Foundation provides an overview of the Partnership Ecology model and the Platformation project.

Tags: Social Innovation Generation, Innovation, Stephen Huddart

June 2008

Video: Santropol Roulant - Leadership and Transitions

Santropol Roulant, a youth-led meals-on-wheels organization explores transitions and leadership.

Tags: Engaging Youth, Inclusion, Innovation

June 2008

Video: Framework Foundation - Timeraiser event

The Framework Foundation prepares for a Timeraiser, an event which brings together volunteers, artists and non-profit organizations with the goal of volunteer engagement and community impact.

Tags: Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion, Engaging Youth, Sustainability

June 2007

Report: Voluntary Sector Contributions to Public Education in Canada: A Discussion Paper

by Jodene Dunleavy

Provides a clear picture of the incredible number of points where the education and voluntary sectors intersect in schools and school systems across Canada.

Tags: Innovation, Community Service-Learning, Sustainability Education

November 2006

Publication: Accelerating our Impact: Philanthropy, Innovation and Social Change

by Katharine Pearson

Contributes to an emerging body of knowledge and reflective practice on the role of funders in supporting innovation and social change.

Tags: Innovation, Resilience, Social Innovation Generation

October 2001

Publication: The ArtsSmarts Story

by Silver Donald Cameron

Shows "the magic of creative learning through art as well as the value and potential of art-infused education."

Tags: ArtsSmarts, Innovation

July 15, 1998

Publication: Should you sow what you know?

by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation

The Foundation’s primer for those developing or referring an Applied Dissemination proposal

Tags: Innovation, Resilience

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