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…

Release: Thrive Impact Fund Expands into Interior Region of BC Thanks to New Partner and Investors

The unique impact investment approach of Thrive Impact Fund (TIF) has expanded to benefit communities across BC. TIF invests in social and environmental organizations, projects and entrepreneurs that face barriers to accessing financing. Read the…

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…

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…

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

  Social Enterprise & Scaling Impact Streams Innoweave provides funded coaching access for organizations looking to expand a program or implement a new approach or deepen their social impact. Yes, Purppl can provide the coaching….

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

The Greater Good by Madeleine Shaw, Social Entrepreneur and Author. The Greater Good is an inspiring, practical and deeply personal look at a growing movement of non-traditional entrepreneurs whose ventures are focused on creating social…

Recently Launched Social Enterprise makes impact on Canada’s first national Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Photo Credit: Kelly Terbasket overlooking her family’s traditional territory, at nkwrulauxw (yellow dirt). Photo by Chehala Leonard kinSHIFT generates over 700 paid registrations in 3 months, for workshop series for non-Indigenous settlers.   South Okanagan…

Seven Charities Building a Regenerative Economy to Receive a Boost with United Way’s Sustainable Recovery Grant

Seven charities in the BC Southern Interior who are helping to build a regenerative, just, sustainable economy are the 2021 recipients of the Sustainable Recovery Grant.  We are excited to announce the 2021 recipients of…

Four Ways Purppl Helps You Build Sustainability, Resilience, and Impact

The pandemic is challenging all organizations. Our diverse team is here to help in brand new ways.   The COVID-19 pandemic is certainly impacting all of us in different and challenging ways. Not the least…