Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

Interested in funding opportunities relevant to the social impact space? The Purppl team diligently maintains this funding blog with opportunities that connect capital to impact. Let us know if a...

Impact and Social Enterprise Jobs & Opportunities

Are you looking to make a positive impact through your everyday work? Impact and social enterprise jobs provide meaningful work that contributes to the wellbeing of communities and the people...

Purppl Is Hiring: Seeking an Operations & Client Success Lead

Purppl is growing. We’re past the scrappy startup years and into a period of sustained growth.  Purppl is ready to add a new, senior role called Operations & Client Success Lead. This position has an important…

Understanding Social Finance for Social Impact

Social finance leverages capital to achieve social, cultural, and environmental goals along with financial returns. It’s a way for social enterprises and impact organizations to add flexible capital where other funders may be unwilling to…

Story of Impact: Improving how one city measures and communicates the value of partnership

From Outputs to Outcomes: How the City of Kelowna is Improving Impact Measurement and Storytelling Like many municipalities, the City of Kelowna works with a network of community partners who play an important role in…

Holding Hope – Insights from Purppl’s 2023 Impact Report

As we wind down the year, the Purppl team is thrilled to share our 2023 Impact Report. This report is not simply a summary of what we’ve done, but a celebration of the collective journey…

Impact & Leadership Development Program launches in Prince George

ILDP program offers coaching and support to Prince George-based social purpose organizations seeking to deepen community impact and strengthen financial sustainability.  Alongside the Prince George Community Foundation and Interior Savings Credit Union, Purppl is excited…

Learning in Relationship Podcast: Interview with Andrew and Kelly

Being in relationship is the spark, the pax’t, as they say in the Syilx nsyilxcən language, that deepens our understanding and moves us forward to create a better future. Building and healing through respectful relationships…

Changing human behaviour, one social enterprise at a time

Photo Credit: Friendly Composting Social entrepreneurs like Katie and Claire are part of a growing, global movement of people pairing purpose and profit. When Katie Forsyth and Claire McLoughlin decided to go into business together…

Collaboration over competition makes for better business, relationships, AND social impacts.

More than a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of the crisis are still being deeply felt by many charities across the country. The latest data from Imagine Canada shows the…

May 2022: Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

Sustainable Recovery Grant In response to COVID-19, a funding stream is available to support sustainability and resilience for the charitable sector. Successful applicants will receive one-time grant funding for 6-12 months of customized coaching on…

Seeking Entrepreneurs-in-Residence for Social Impact

About The Role Purppl is seeking two or three permanent, part-time Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) to coach, collaborate, and build respectful and trusting relationships with social entrepreneurs and social impact leaders. Your work with clients will focus…