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Government of Canada releases recommendations for comprehensive social innovation and social finance strategy
Social innovation Canada

Government of Canada releases recommendations for comprehensive social innovation and social finance strategy

The Government of Canada has recently released a report containing recommendations for a comprehensive social innovation and social finance strategy…
10 September 2018
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Six Proven Practices for Backbone Organisations
Collaboration

Six Proven Practices for Backbone Organisations

Collaborations among multiple organisations are simple in theory, but difficult in practice. Making them work requires a backbone organisation that…
7 September 2018Stanford Social Innovation Review
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Weekly round-up- The rise of female philanthropy, loneliness in the city & alternative democratic systems.
Reading Recommendations

Weekly round-up- The rise of female philanthropy, loneliness in the city & alternative democratic systems.

Each week, the SIX team will be sharing their favourite pieces of reading. The content will be organised thematically, and each piece will tie to wo…
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3 September 2018SIX
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Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada
Scaling Innovation

Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada

It’s time for a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada. Canadians should be optimistic about the future. That said, serious c…
30 August 2018SISFS
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The role of risk in funding systems change and how to manage it
Article

The role of risk in funding systems change and how to manage it

Funding systems change initiatives and innovations is inevitably risky. A growing number of foundations globally are interested in funding from a sy…
15 August 2018
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Blog: How philanthropy can support the growth of data for social good
Data for Good

Blog: How philanthropy can support the growth of data for social good

This article was originally published by Alliance Magazine. How philanthropy can support the growth of data for social good We often…
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15 August 2018Kendra Schreiner and Jordan Junge
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Small Charities Are Being Left Behind by Big Data for Social Good Initiatives
Data for Social Good

Small Charities Are Being Left Behind by Big Data for Social Good Initiatives

This article was originally posted on Philantopic, a blog of Philanthropy News Digest (PND). PND is a daily news service of the Foundation Centre.…
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13 August 2018Kendra Schreiner
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Usando Big Data para Impacto Social: 5 passos para ter em mente
Technology & Digital

Usando Big Data para Impacto Social: 5 passos para ter em mente

Our friends at InnovaSocial translated this infographic on Using Big Data for Social Impact into Portuguese. Please feel free to share with your net…
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6 August 2018
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How funders can contribute to a better future: Strategic Foresight
Funders Node

How funders can contribute to a better future: Strategic Foresight

What do we mean by strategic foresight? Strategic foresight, in general, is the systematic exploration of possible futures to help inform present…
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6 August 2018Louise Pulford
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Top 11 Things to Read on Strategic Foresight and Philanthropy
Reading List

Top 11 Things to Read on Strategic Foresight and Philanthropy

In our rapidly changing and volatile world, funders need to build more capacity to better deal with the new challenges that come their way. This Aug…
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1 August 2018
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