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…

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…

Credit Unions to Support Kamloops Social Enterprises as Demand for Social Services Grows

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

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…

Grant to Support Sustainability in Charities as Demand for their Services Surge

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, leadership, and impact. This focus of…

Kamloops Responds to Disruption with Social Enterprise

Periods of disruption can bring clarity for many organizations; helping them focus priorities and realign activities with their mission. In Kamloops, four social enterprises are responding to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic by focusing…

IndigenEYEZ Pilots New Revenue Stream to Increase Impact

We humbly acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded, unsurrendered territory of the Syilx (Okanagan) People. In an age of global capitalism, climate change and extractive economic models, we have a…

Survey Findings – COVID-19 Recovery Planning for SPO’s

On April 15th, Purppl launched a survey to understand the current state of social purpose organizations (SPOs) and how we, supporters of the social innovation movement, can move from response to recovery and emerge stronger….

New COVID-19 Grant Stream to Focus on Sustainability and Resilience for Charities

In response to COVID-19, a new funding stream is available to support sustainability and resilience for the charitable sector. This collaborative partnership, led by United Way, will fund entrepreneurial coaching and support for charities, focused…

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…