Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Social Enterprise Socials are back!

April 18, 2012


Our friends at enterprising non-profits have a round of social enterprise socials coming up on topics suggested by social enterprise practitioners. Each social will be interactive and you will have the opportunity to learn from your peers, and to share your thoughts and experiences – register now!

April 19, 2012 | HR & Change Management with KPMG

May 3, 2012 | Strategy Planning with Propellor Social Enterprise Advisors

May 17, 2012 |  Risk Management with Propellor Social Enterprise Advisors

Time: 5pm – 7:30pm 
Location: YWCA Hotel – 733 Beatty Street,  Vancouver
Cost: $15 each or $30 for all 3! 

For more information, please contact:
Kim Buksa


Net Impact Live Case Study – Megaphone Magazine

March 30, 2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
W2 Media Cafe @ Woodward’s Building
111 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC
Cost: $20
Register here

On April 11, Net Impact Vancouver is excited to continue its Live Case Study events. What is a Live Case Study, you may ask? Live Case Studies are an opportunity for business professionals and students to contribute directly to a local social enterprise or non-profit. For this event, Megaphone Magazine‘s Executive Director, Sean Condon, will present their business challenge as a social enterprise:

“How can Megaphone increase awareness and sales of the magazine to provide increased and better opportunities for its vendors?” (more…)

Upcoming Webinar: You Say Impacts, I Say Outcomes

February 28, 2012

Clarifying the Confusion in Evaluation Terminology

March 7, 2012  10:00 – 11:00 am (PST)

Our friends at Community Solutions Evaluation & Planning are putting together a professional development webinar geared toward newcomers in the evaluation field. Join in on this conversation to learn more about the terminology used in evaluation and how you can make sense of overlapping definitions and inconsistencies.

Learn more and register

Calling all social entrepreneurs!

February 23, 2012

Join us at “Know it & Show it”, a learning event co-hosted by Vancity Community Foundation and SAP

On the evening of Thursday March 15th, 2012 you have the opportunity to learn how the Demonstrating Value  framework can help you show the value of your work to the community. “Know It and Show It” is the first in a series of social learning events for social entrepreneurs.

Are you a social entrepreneur, business consultant, or evaluation consultant? Do you want to connect with others and talk about using the Demonstrating Value framework for effective evaluation and communication of social impact? Join us on March 15th!

Learn more and register for Know it & Show it


What is Program Sustainability and How Can You Achieve It?

January 24, 2012

Webinar presented by Community Solutions Planning & Evaluation (Facilitator: Kylie Hutchinson)

January 31st and February 7th, 2012 (10:00 – 11:30 AM)

Are you concerned about the future sustainability of your programs and services? This three-hour webinar (conveniently split into two 90 minute segments one-week apart) will delve into the issue, as you learn what factors can increase the sustainability odds of your program and how to develop a formal sustainability plan. 

Registration: $75 plus HST Register here

Interested in this topic but unable to participate in the webinar? Visit the Community Solutions website for an assortment of resources, including 34 Factors Promoting the Sustainability of Programs.

Business Improvement with JDQ Systems

November 30, 2011

Social Enterprise Social hosted by Enterprising Non-Profits

Thursday, December 1st, 5:30-7:30pm

On Thursday, Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) is hosting a Social Enterprise Social featuring the expertise of JDQ Systems. This event will include a workshop on Activity-Based Costing by JDQ’s Jon Morris, who will demonstrate how JDQ has assisted four social enterprises in determining their costs and prices using this model.

Join enp and JDQ for an evening of learning, networking, and valuable discussion on business improvement!

For more information and to register, visit the enp website.


Learning How to Measure Impact Together

October 27, 2011

Shared Measurement is a growing area of impact measurement that realistically considers that multiple organizations contribute to the same desired community impact, and tracking outcomes collectively is smarter and more economic than having every organization prove its impact as if they existed in isolation. FSG, a nonprofit consulting firm based in the US, is holding a webinar in early November about shared measurement systems. Vancity Community Foundation’s Bryn Sadownik (Program Manager, Evaluation and Community Impact) participated in an FSG webinar earlier this year and was very inspired.

Webinar date: November 9, 2011

9-10am PT, 11am-Noon CT, Noon-1pm ET 

More informaion and registration