Jump Math, An Exceptional Canadian Success Story

Jump Math, An Exceptional Canadian Success Story

This article was originally published on Sept 18, 2015 on the Social Finance website. It has been cross-posted with permission from the author Joanna Reynolds, Director, Social Enterprise, Centre for Social Innovation.

SocialFinance.ca is thrilled to partner with Trico Charitable Foundation to provide a deep dive into the 2013 Social EnterPrize award recipients from the perspective of social entrepreneurs or individuals working in the social entrepreneurship environment. The Social EnterPrize awards seek to celebrate the best and the brightest social entrepreneurs in the Canadian context. This year’s awards will be announced and presented at the 2015 Social Finance Forum. JUMP Math is one of the four 2013 SocialEnterprize award recipients. This posts provides a deep dive into the case study. Stay tuned for the rest of the case studies over the coming weeks. Please refer to introduction blog post for more details.

Ashoka and Trico Foundation partner to develop new Social Finance Framework

Working collaboratively with thought leaders and pioneers in the space and Ashoka’s network of 3,000 Fellows, Ashoka SFS seeks to articulate a new Social Finance Framework that offers social entrepreneurs, investors and colleagues insights, new opportunities and new trends based on a in-depth review of Ashoka’s Fellows using market forces to create social change.

Money for Good: Social Finance Opportunities in Calgary

Social finance has historical roots but is becoming increasingly relevant in our current economic climate. Across Canada, innovative ways of mobilizing money for social good are being explored. How do we prepare Calgary to be able to leverage social finance tools? Join Adam Jagelewski, Manager of Social Finance at Social Innovation Generation, as he introduces Calgary to: *Social finance and impact investing *Cross-sectoral approaches to advancing social finance mechanisms *Social finance tools, such as Social Impact Bonds, as a way of mobilizing money for poverty reduction Where: Kahanoff Conference Centre, Room 201 (1202 Centre Street SE) When: October 27, 2011 This event is free, but registration is required. To register now, click here. * A light continental breakfast will be...