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Wasan island retreat on funding systems change
Funders Node

Wasan island retreat on funding systems change

As part of SIX's funders node, we hosted a retreat on funding systems change with 22 global foundations and practitioners on the beautiful Wasan isl…
Events
6 September 2016
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How a small city in Alberta eliminated homelessness
Cities

How a small city in Alberta eliminated homelessness

Medicine Hat, a small city in southeastern Alberta recently became the first city to eliminate homelessness – simply by giving every homeless pers…
13 July 2016Maythe Han
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Sharing the Latest Lab Thinking
Capacity Building

Sharing the Latest Lab Thinking

The Engineering Change Lab is a platform for collaboration to allow individuals and organizations from across the profession to take action to addre…
2 June 2016Engineering Change Lab
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Social Impact Bonds: State of Play & Lessons Learnt
Finance

Social Impact Bonds: State of Play & Lessons Learnt

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) have spread around the globe in the past five years. At a time of pressure on public budgets following the economic crisi…
11 May 2016OECD
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Pushing boundaries to advance social impact
Capacity Building

Pushing boundaries to advance social impact

In January 2016, a group of 25 foundations from across 4 continents came together at the Rockefeller Foundation’s New York office to learn and sha…
SIX
9 March 2016
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Deadline 31 May- RWJF open call for global ideas for US solutions
Competitions & Prizes

Deadline 31 May- RWJF open call for global ideas for US solutions

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is seeking to learn from promising approaches from abroad that can contribute to building a Culture of Health…
4 March 2016Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Participate in the 2016 Mayor's Challenge!
Cities

Participate in the 2016 Mayor's Challenge!

The Mayors Challenge touches millions of lives – from the citizens who are affected by bold new innovations, to the hundreds of city leaders who l…
26 February 2016Bloomberg Philanthropies
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Greater funder connectivity for social change: reflections on the SIX Funders' Node
Funders Node

Greater funder connectivity for social change: reflections on the SIX Funders' Node

The SIX Funders' Node took place at the Rockefeller Foundation in New York in January and was the first convention of social innovation grantmakers…
9 February 2016Andrew Barnett
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Stories of Change - Reducing maternal and childhood mortality through personalised SMS reminders
Health

Stories of Change - Reducing maternal and childhood mortality through personalised SMS reminders

At SIX we think it is important to tell stories where social innovation has impacted people’s lives for the better. Our Stories of Change series t…
27 January 2016Jordan Junge
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