Social Prosperity Summit
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (MST)
Fort Mcmurray, Alberta
Social Prosperity Summit:
Sustainable Funding for Nonprofits
Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo is a community-driven partnership to improve the quality of life and lead Canada in building prosperous communities. The Social Prosperity Summit addresses global issues that impact the nonprofit sector as a whole. Join community leaders and guest speakers in a facilitated discussion to address one of the biggest challenges facing nonprofits today.
The inaugural summit will explore sustainable funding models for nonprofit organizations. Participants will hear some of Canada’s leading funders and thought leaders share innovative and ground-breaking ideas. In addition, Ken Chapman, Oilsands Developers Group, will present a recent report on Sustainable Indicators as they relate to the nonprofit sector.
The day will include panel presentations focussing on the importance of investing in nonprofit capacity to increase social impact, effective corporate social responsibility models, and the role of small business in supporting nonprofits. In the afternoon, Brock Hart and Lisa Grogan of Overlapp Associates, Inc. will lead the group in a design-thinking process to develop a sustainable funding model for nonprofits in Wood Buffalo.
Who Should Attend? Small and private business leaders, community investment officers, nonprofit leaders, government officials, nonprofit clients, students and all other interested parties. A broad multi-sectoral discussion will generate innovative solutions.
Why Should I Attend? We need your active engagement in the development of a sustainable funding model that will change the way nonprofits are funded and improve their capacity to address community needs.
Questions? Contact Kim Nordbye, Project Manager, Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 780-881-3379
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Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo
Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo is a community-driven process to build and sustain innovation and social change in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. It grew out of the Suncor Energy Foundation's vision to improve social wellbeing by building the capacity of the social benefit sector. It reflects a true partnership between community stakeholders in Wood Buffalo, the Suncor Energy Foundation, and the University of Waterloo. For more information please visit www.socialprosperity.ca