Take 10 to know them: Social impact leader Stacey Rexin of PACE in Penticton

This month’s feature is about Stacey Rexin, Operations Manager of Penticton and Area Cooperative Enterprises (PACE). Take a quick 10 to get to know this social entrepreneur! PACE creates employment opportunities for people living with…

Impact & Leadership Development Program launches for social entrepreneurs and impact leaders

ILDP program offers coaching and support to BC Interior-based social purpose organizations seeking to deepen community impact and strengthen financial sustainability.  Alongside a coalition of impact-aligned partners in BC’s Interior, Purppl is excited to announce…

Take 10 to know them: Spotlight on social impact leader Diana Frost, Colouring it Forward

This month’s featured Purppl Partner is Diana Frost, CEO/Founder at Colouring it Forward. Take a quick 10 to get to know this social enterprise leader! Colouring it Forward collaborates with Indigenous Artists and elders to…

Take 10 to know them: Spotlight on social impact leader Omar Yaqub, Islamic Family & Social Services

This month’s featured Purppl Partner is Omar Yaqub, Servant of Servants (ED) at Islamic Family & Social Services Association. Take a quick 10 to get to know this social enterprise leader! Islamic Family & Social…

Take 10 to know them: Spotlight on social impact leader Zanette Johnson of NewStories

This month’s featured Purppl Partner is Zanette Johnson, Regenerative Community Facilitator at NewStories. Take a quick 10 to get to know this social enterprise leader! Where do you consider home? After twenty extraordinary years in…

Three local social impact organizations to receive coaching support through funding collaboration

Three organizations in the Kamloops region who are helping to tackle key social challenges in our communities are the 2022 recipients of the Resilience & Recovery Grant. Kamloops Innovation, working with funding and delivery partners,…

Six Local Nonprofits Tackling Key Social Challenges to Receive Coaching Support with United Way BC and Partners

Six nonprofits in the Southern Interior who are helping to tackle key social challenges in our communities are the 2022 recipients of the Sustainable Recovery Grant. United Way British Columbia, working with other funding partners,…

Take 5 To Know Them, Our Spotlight on a Social Impact Leader

This month’s Purppl Partner is Jessica Clement from Ashcroft HUB Society. Take a quick 5 to get to know this new social enterprise leader! What is your favourite part of your role with The Ashcroft…

Credit Unions team up to Support Kamloops Social Enterprises as social purpose becomes increasingly important to business success

Interior Savings and Valley First have teamed up once again to support social enterprise in Kamloops and surrounding area. For the fourth year in a row, the credit unions will sponsor social enterprises to participate…

Grant to Support Sustainability in Charities as Challenges Continue to Evolve

The Sustainable Recovery Grant (SRG), a multi-year partnership from local funders, provides entrepreneurial coaching to charities to help them build sustainability and resilience in four key areas: revenue, operations, people, and impact. When these areas…

Take 5 To Know Them, Our Spotlight on a Social Impact Leader

This month’s Purppl Partner is Naomi Woodland from the United Way British Columbia. Take a quick 5 to get to know this leader! Where do you consider “home”? Home is an interesting concept, my roots…