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Calgary Impact Accelerator - Winter 2017

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United Way of Calgary & Area

600 - 105 12 Ave SE

Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A1

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Innoweave is pleased to partner with United Way of Calgary and Area to offer an Innoweave Impact Accelerator Working Session

What is the Innoweave Impact Accelerator?

Since its launch in 2012, Innoweave has leveraged social innovation tools to help hundreds of organizations advance their mission and generate greater impact. We have used that experience to develop the Innoweave Impact Accelerator, a mini-workshop that helps organizations to clarify the impact they are working to achieve. A clear impact focus, helps organizations more easily identify which social innovation approaches (such as developing a social enterprise) they can leverage to achieve and accelerate their impact.

What does the Innoweave Impact Accelerator involve?

The Impact Accelerator will:

  • Provide leadership teams an opportunity to step away from the day-to-day activities and think critically about the impact they are trying to achieve through their work.

  • Guide organizations through activities that will help them translate their aspirational mission into specific achievable impact goals. The session also introduces Theory of Change - a clear and actionable hypothesis of how an organization will achieve its intended impact.

  • Provide participants with the opportunity to engage with and learn from other organizations that have successfully implemented social innovation tools to achieve their impact

  • Understand supports available through the Innoweave process, and highlight opportunities to access coaching funding through Innoweave

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When: Thursday, March 9th, 2017, from 9:00am - 12:00pm.
Where: United Way of Calgary and Area, 600 - 105 12 Ave SE, Calgary, AB, Canada T2G 1A1
Deadline: Please register your team by Monday, March 6th, 2017.
Cost: Free.
Register: Organizations are encouraged to bring a team of 2-3 people to the workshop (e.g. members of their leadership team, board members and in some cases key stakeholders/advisors).

What happens after attending an Innoweave Impact Accelerator session?

Organizations who want to build off their work in the Impact Accelerator and further clarify their impact may apply directly for the next wave of the Impact & Strategic Clarity module - apply here. Organizations that attend the Impact Accelerator will also have the opportunity to register and apply for upcoming introductory webinars and full-day workshops focused on specific Innoweave modules that are designed to accelerate impact. A list of all upcoming webinars and workshops is available here. Organizations that attend a full-day workshop for a specific module are eligible to apply for Innoweave Implementation Funding in January and July of each year.


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