Featured Impact Investor: S3IDF

The Firm S3IDF uses its Social Merchant Bank Approach (SMBA) to provide entrepreneurs with three bundled services: leveraged co-financing, technology...
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The Landscape for Social Impact Investing – a White Paper

Excerpt taken from the full report, available here: https://thesectorinc.ca/wp-content/uploads/attachments/The-Landscape-for-Social-Impact-Investing-a-White-Paper-Links.pdf Introduction: "Opportunity for Impact Impact investing is a term that has...
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Featured Social Financier: RBC Generator

The RBC Generator is a $10-million pool of capital for investment in businesses that tackle social and environmental challenges, while...
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Featured Social Financier: Rashi Foundation in Israel

The Rashi Foundation is an independent, private philanthropic foundation dedicated to assisting the underprivileged in Israel, particularly children and youth....
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BLENDED FINANCING FOR IMPACT:TOOLKIT FOR SOCIAL FINANCE &SUPPORTIVE HOUSING –

A Report by MaRS Centre for Impact Investing SOCIAL FINANCE AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING What is social finance? Social finance, or...
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Social finance around the world

International developments Although the concept of linking private capital to societal improvement has been around for decades in many jurisdictions,...
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It’s time for a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy for Canada.

In 2017, the Government of Canada created the Social Innovation & Social Finance Strategy Co-Creation Steering Group. The group provided...
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Getting Ontario Readyfor the Social Finance Fund – Candian CED Network

Authors: Denyse Guy and Carolyn Pletsch, Guy & Associates Advisory Group: Michael Toye, Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet); Liz...
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GOVERNMENT’S SOCIAL FINANCE FUND INCLUDES SUPPORT FOR STARTUPS – ISABELLE KIRKWOOD

The federal government recently announced the first organizations that will be responsible for implementing a program created to help support...
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IS YOUR CHARITY READY FOR SOCIAL FINANCE? 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Adam Jog.

In the fall of 2018, the Government of Canada announced that it would be committing $755 million dollars towards the...
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Free (Online) Consultation – COVID-19

The world is turned upside down, and it is clear that the current corona crisis is having a major social...
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Effect research into the social value of IPSO walk-in houses – A Sinzer Case

Commissioned by the Dutch Cancer Society and in collaboration with IPSO (Institutes for Psychosocial Oncology) drop-in centers, we carried out...
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Social business case for integrated treatment of young adults with a DSM dia – A Sinzer Case Study.

Almost all young adults (16-27 years) who suffer from complex psychiatric problems also have a request for help in the...
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The Kent Impact Model: measuring impact for a Consortium of UK charities – EMMA VERHEIJKE

During the Social Value Members Exchange 2016 in Birmingham last November, Aleron and Sinzer jointly presented the Kent Impact Model...
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Non-financial reporting: the new status quo? – MARLON VAN DIJK

From 1 January 2018 onwards, companies with more than 500 employees are required by EU rules to publish regular reports...
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Outcome Harvesting: for monitoring and evaluating complex programmes – VINCENT BELGRAVER

Conventional monitoring and evaluation In ‘conventional’ monitoring and evaluation, we are used to measuring progress towards predetermined outcomes and ‘verify’...
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Towards SDG aligned impact measurement of a Fair and Transparent Value Chain – NELLINE ROEST

Truvalu.enterprises actively participates in local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia, Africa and Latin-America. Its mission is to create...
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Embed impact management at Windesheim Honors College – MALOU FROM NIEUWKOOP

An explanation of this assignment Windesheim Honors College (WHC) approached Sinzer with three questions: How can we better understand the...
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Embedding SDGs in your organization: an impact strategy – EMMA VERHEIJKE

More and more organizations are working on sustainability and social impact, and link this to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):...
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Impact study Fund 21: Helping young people with their financial development – JONATHAN BROEKHUIZENA

Financial literacy is a vital life skill for citizenship in the 21st century. Children grow up in an increasingly complex...
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