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Two fire-safety grants awarded in Butte County
Foundation: McConnell Foundation

The Fire Safe Council's grant came from $33 million allocated from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund for California Climate Investments. That's...more

SIX Funders Node Retreat: Risk, legitimacy and philanthropy
Foundation: Fuller Foundation , Johnson Foundation , McConnell Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

In an era where the legitimacy and authenticity of foundations is being questioned, how can we encourage the philanthropic sector to take more...more

Breakfast on corporate social innovation with SIX, Nesta and McConnell
Foundation: Fuller Foundation , Johnson Foundation , McConnell Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

On 22nd February, SIX and Global Council partners Nesta and the McConnell Foundation hosted a breakfast on corporate social innovation...more

A Co-Creation Story: Reflections on Social Innovation™s Coming-of-Age Moment
Foundation: McConnell Foundation

Date of PDF Download: January 26, 2019. A Co-Creation Story: Reflections on Social. Innovation's Coming-of-Age Moment. By Stephen Huddart...more

The state of social innovation in 2019
Foundation: Fuller Foundation , Johnson Foundation , McConnell Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Over the last 10 years, SIX has developed a broad view of what social innovation looks like in different parts of the world. We've seen how...more

Ottawa just quietly launched a new kind of capitalism
Foundation: McConnell Foundation

It was a key recommendation of the government-appointed Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy Co-Creation Steering Group,...more

Feds' social-finance pledge turns Canada from 'laggard' to leader, experts say
Foundation: McConnell Foundation

... with that level of commitment,” said James Tansey of the University of British Columbia's Sauder Centre for Social Innovation and Impact...more

Civil Society Leaders Applaud Government Commitment to Establish Social Finance Fund
Foundation: McConnell Foundation

Hilary Pearson, President and CEO, Philanthropic Foundations of Canada ... We support our members and organized philanthropy by...more

How can we create ecosystems for social innovation?
Foundation: Fuller Foundation , Johnson Foundation , McConnell Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Certain conditions help develop these ecosystems, allowing innovation and innovators to thrive and shift the dynamics of the status quo...more

Influencing policy to incorporate social innovation
Foundation: Fuller Foundation , Johnson Foundation , McConnell Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

SIX works to incorporate a social innovation agenda into policy at local, national, and regional levels. We use a people driven approach to act...more





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Just Ask Domestic Services Lands Social Enterprise Mark


Just Ask Domestic Services Lands Social Enterprise Mark

Just Ask Domestic Services founders, Sarah and Steve Hulbert , were awarded the Social Enterprise Mark by Craven District Council chairman Coun Donny Waites and Skipton mayor Coun John Kerwin-Davey for their work in improving the local community.




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