New Round of Funding Launched for the Impact & Leadership Development Program (ILDP)

Grant-funded, capacity building program for social impact organizations seeking to increase their impact, sustainability and resilience Hilary Henegar Leads Purppl's Storytelling and Communications   As part of Purppl’s continued commitment...

Blending Profit and Purpose: How Purppl Thrives as a Community Contribution Company

What is a Community Contribution Company (CCC) and why is Purppl one? Business has a critical role to play in shaping culture and communities. Since the industrial age, for-profit models of product and service delivery…

Story of Impact: Working with the seasons to build a more sustainable social enterprise

Organization, Efficiency, Profitability: How Victory Gardens optimized their ability to work within a seasonal schedule Victory Gardens is a worker-owned co-op that designs, builds and maintains ecologically productive gardens in Vancouver, BC. The food-focused landscapes…

Thrive Impact Fund invests in affordable, sustainable co-op housing

We’re celebrating! Purppl’s impact investment collaboration, Thrive Impact Fund, just committed to its first investment in BC’s Interior: Propolis Cooperative Housing Society, a new Kamloops-based non-profit housing cooperative with a mandate to build affordable, sustainable homes. With…

Meet the newest member of our team: Segun Fatudimu

Meet Segun Fatudimu, who recently joined Purppl’s staff as Impact and Engagement lead after serving as Entrepreneur In Residence since the spring of 2022. In his new role, Segun serves as the key touchpoint for…

5 Indigenous Social Enterprises That Are Healing and Decolonizing the World

This National Indigenous History, we’re spotlighting 5 Indigenous social enterprises alongside whom we have the privilege to learn, grow and collaborate: Colouring It Forward, DEVA, IndigenEYEZ, Rad Relish and COYA Productions. Each of these incredible…