Funding & Resources for Social Enterprises and Impact Organizations

ONGOING FUNDING TELUS Indigenous Communities Fund We provide flexible grants to Indigenous organizations, not-for-profits and community groups. Grants are available up to $50,000 and are to support Indigenous-led initiatives that support tangible positive outcomes. Requests…

Emerging Patterns in Impact Investing

  “There’s enough money in the world. We don’t need more money. What we need more of is positive impact,” said Kristi Fairholm Mader, Managing Director of Thrive Impact Fund, at Connect Money Impact 2023…

Vinod Rajasekaran on the Massive Opportunity of 21st Century Social Change

What gives us hope for the future? Right now, we stand before a massive, once-in-a-400-year opportunity: to create a world where we are fundamentally trusting and co-creating the systems we live in. It is a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

Valley First Community Endowment Projects that enhance the resourcefulness and resiliency of individuals in the Okanagan, Thompson and Similkameen regions. This focus can support programming that improves people’s capacity and ability to care for themselves…