Archive for June, 2013

2013-14 Innoweave Workshops & New Modules

After an exciting 2012-13 season of more than 15 Innoweave very successful workshops across the country, we are excited to announce the first group of workshops in our 2013-14 workshop lineup.

Innoweave has added two new modules:

We will also continue to run workshops on the five modules that premiered in 2012-13. You can learn more about each module by clicking here.

Full information on our 2013-14 workshop lineup can be found on our Upcoming Workshops page. The 15 confirmed workshops include:

Cloud Computing:

  • Hamilton, ON, in partnership with United Way Burlington and Hamilton in the Fall
  • Montreal, QC, with Centre de documentation sur l’éducation des adultes et la condition féminine and Pilote Numérique in the Fall (in French)
  • Ottawa, ON, with the Counselling Foundation of Canada on January 19
  • Calgary, AB, with the Trico Charitable Foundation and United Way Calgary and Area on April 3

Collective Impact:

  • Toronto, ON, Workshop 1 (with Facilitator Session), with the PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada Foundation on September 9
  • Calgary, AB, Workshop 1 (with Facilitator Session) with United Way Calgary and Area on October 30-31
  • Toronto, ON, Workshop 2 (with Facilitator Session) with the PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada Foundation on February 26
  • Calgary, AB, Workshop 2 (with Facilitator Session) with United Way Calgary and Area on March 4

Developmental Evaluation:

  • Montreal, QC, with Communagir and the Lucie et André Chagnon Foundation in the Fall (in French)
  • Calgary, AB, with United Way Calgary and Area on November 14
  • Toronto, ON with Sustainability Net on December 5

Impact & Strategic Clarity:

  • This five-month process will be run in various locations across the country

Outcomes Finance:

  • Toronto, ON with the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing in the Fall

Social Enterprise:

  • Toronto, ON, in partnership with Capacity Builders and the Ontario Trillium Foundation in the Fall
  • Ottawa and various locations in partnership with the Conseil de la coopération de l’Ontario in the Fall (in French)

Social Finance:

  • Calgary, AB, in partnership with United Way Calgary and Area and the Trico Charitable Foundation, on May 8

We are still considering additional workshops for this season. Please contact if you are interested in bringing an Innoweave workshop to your community.

We are also still accepting registrants for our Cloud Computing webinars, which begin on July 4. For more information and to learn about registration, click here.

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Announcing Innoweave Implementation Grants: Applications Now Open

Innoweave is pleased to announce the first wave of Innoweave Implementation Grants. These grants will help organizations access coaching to implement Cloud Computing, Developmental Evaluation, Social Enterprise, and Social Finance tools and approaches in their organizations.

Organizations that have participated in an Innoweave workshop are invited to apply directly by visiting As part of the application, you will be asked to submit a 2-3 page project plan as part of online application process. Project plan templates for each of the four modules listed above can be found here.

We encourage organizations to first connect with a coach they might like to work with, and develop this plan in consultation with that coach. Links to lists of coaches by module can be found here. Full applications for this round are due on July 2, 2013 (for organizations planning to attend an Innoweave workshop in late June, the application will be extended to August 16.)

Expressions of Interest from organizations that have not participated in an Innoweave workshop are now closed. We encourage you to attend an Innoweave workshop and consider applying for a grant in a subsequent round.

Applications for a grant to participate in the third cohort of our Impact and Strategic Clarity Module, a six-month process which will begin in late 2013, are also now open.  To apply, visit and select Module: Impact and Strategic Clarity. This cohort will be led by our Certified Innoweave Impact Coaches. Applications for this round are due July 2, 2013.

More information about the grant process can be found on our Grant FAQ page. If you have any additional questions, please contact