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June 2012

Video: Timeraiser: Speed Dating for Volunteerism

This video describes “Timeraiser” as speed dating for volunteerism

Tags: Sustainability, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion

June 2012

Video: Timeraiser: Volunteer Much?

This video describes how “Timeraiser” benefits artists, organizations, and volunteers.

Tags: Sustainability, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion

June 2012

Video: Timeraiser: Building Community One Piece of Art at a Time

This video describes “Timeraiser” from an artist’s perspective.

Tags: Sustainability, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion

December 2011

Report: Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good – Measuring Progress During Year One

by The Task Force on Social Finance

A follow-up to the December 2010 report from the Task Force, Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good, this progress report highlights some of the developments relevant to the recommendations of the Task Force since the 2010 report release.

Tags: Sustainability, Social Innovation Generation, Social Finance, Resilience, Innovation

September 2011

Publication: Resilience

by Tim Brodhead

In a world of unpredictable change, what Canada needs most is Resilience.

Tags: Vibrant Communities, Tim Brodhead, Sustainability, Supporting Family Caregivers, Sport for Development, Social Innovation Generation, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion, Engaging Youth, Community Service-Learning, ArtsSmarts, ALLIES

December 2010

Article: CEGN interview with Tim Brodhead following the release of "Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good"

by CEGN Issues & Updates

The Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network (CEGN) interview with Tim Brodhead, as appearing in their December 2010 CEGN Issues & Updates Newsletter. In the interview, Tim speaks about Task Force on Social Finance's report, Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good and how funders can adopt its recommendations.

Tags: Innovation, Social Finance, Social Innovation Generation, Sustainability, Tim Brodhead

December 8, 2010

Report: Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good

by The Task Force on Social Finance

Outlines seven actions that Canada needs to undertake, in parallel, to mobilize new sources of capital, create an enabling tax and regulator environment, and build a pipeline of investment-ready social enterprises.

Tags: Social Innovation Generation, Social Finance, Resilience, Innovation, Sustainability

December 2, 2010

Video: Global congratulations for the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance

On November 30, 2010 the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance released their report and recommendations for the growth of the impact investment marketplace in Canada. Pioneers in impact investing and social innovators alike from around the world offered these words of encouragement and congratulations.

Tags: Social Innovation Generation, Social Finance, Resilience, Innovation, Sustainability

December 2010

Article: Tyze

Learn more about the The Belonging Fund, a social finance strategy of Tyze and the Foundation’s.

Tags: Innovation, Resilience, Social Finance, Social Innovation Generation, Sustainability

September 2010

Video: The Case for Social Finance in Canada

by MaRS Discovery District

Tim Draimin, Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG), introduces us to the world of social finance. Enabling the social finance marketplace is key to tackling Canada's social and environmental challenges—both through entrepreneurship and a more flexible national policy framework.

Tags: Sustainability, Social Innovation Generation, Social Finance, Resilience, Innovation

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