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Tim Draimin

Executive Director

Social Innovation Generation

HQ Phone:  (416) 673-8100

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Email: t***@***.ca

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Social Innovation Generation

101 College Street Suite 100

Toronto, Ontario,M5G 1L7

Canada

Company Description

Social innovation is an initiative, product, process or program that profoundly changes the basic routines, resource and authority flows or beliefs of any social system. Successful social innovations have durability and broad impact. While social innovation ha...more

Background Information

Employment History

Member, Institute On Governance Strategy Council

Institute On Governance


Chair

SocialFinance.ca


Affiliations

Trico Charitable Foundation

Board Member


Centre for Social Innovation

Board Member


Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network

Board Member


MaRS Centre

Senior Advisor


Social Investment Organization

Board Member


Catherine Donnelly Foundation

Board Member


Community Foundations of Canada

Advisor


Impac Mortgage Holdings , Inc.

Board Member


Voluntary Sector Forum

Member of the Finance Action Group


Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund

Board of Advisors Member


The Natural Step

Member, Advisory Council, Sustainability Transition Lab


The Partnership Brokers Association

International Advisory Group and Members Council


Grand Challenges Canada

Member, Scientific Advisory Board


Centre for Social Innovation

Board Member


The Partnership Brokers Association

Board Director


Governance Strategy Council of the Institute on Governance

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board


DreamNow

Advisory Board Member


Institute for Media , Policy and Civil Society

Board Member


Downtown Vancouver Association

Foundation Member


The Synergos Institute

Board Member


University of Toronto

Advisory Board of the International Studies Program


Jesuit High School

CERLAC Fellow


Tides Canada Foundation

Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Canadian Council for International Co-operation

Senior Policy Advisor


ChangeMedium

Advisor


Koru International Network

Advisor


Board Associates

Senior Fellow


Executive Director and Senior Fellow

Founder


Education

Bachelor's Degree

University of Toronto


Web References(176 Total References)


People - Social Innovation Generation

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Tim Draimin, Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National


SiG People - Tim Draimin

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Tim Draimin
Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National As Executive Director, Mr. Draimin supports SiG's growing network of academics, practitioners, social entrepreneurs, allied institutions and partnerships in expanding Canada's Social Innovation ecosystem. Mr. Draimin guided the Foundation's expansion, established Canada's first national support system for social entrepreneurs - Tides Canada Initiatives - and supported a world-renowned model of integrated conservation: BC's Great Bear Rainforest initiative. Tim is the author of Canada's first national study of social entrepreneurship and a frequent advisor to government, non-profit associations and business. Tim Draimin brings to SiG over 30 years of international career experience. He has worked for or consulted in Canada and abroad with the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, the International Development Research Centre, Synergos, and Ford Foundation. He has served on many international delegations and participated at UN prepcoms. He was a member of Canada's official delegation to UNCED. An active volunteer, Tim serves on the boards of the Catherine Donnelly Foundation (Toronto) and the TRICO Charitable Foundation (Calgary). Tim is a senior advisor to the new MaRS Centre for Impact Investing (CII), a hub created to increase the awareness and effectiveness of social finance by catalyzing new capital, talent, and collaborative initiatives to deliver innovative solutions to Canada's social and environmental challenges. He was an advisor to Community Foundations of Canada's Responsible Investing Pilot Project and a past board member of the Social Investment Organization (SIO), Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network (CEGN), IMPACS, and past member of the Voluntary Sector Forum's Finance Action Group. Read more from Tim Draimin on his blog To connect with Tim, email Karen Gomez


SEWF Archives - Trico Charitable Foundation

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This session was moderated by Tim Draimin, Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation (SiG), and featured: Runa Sabroe, Chief Consultant, MindLab Sarah Schulman, Visiting Scholar, Kennisland Joeri van den Steenhoven, Director, MaRS Solutions Lab While only Joeri's presentation was recorded, the Q&A of the entire panel is available.
I've worked, as Tim said earlier, in the Netherlands where I ran a change lab, and I'm basically try to, I love the point that Sarah also raised and, and the experiences that Runa has, with my lab to integrate them into this new initiative called the MaRS Solutions Lab.


Board of Advisors - Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund

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Tim Draimin, Executive Director at Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National
SiG is a partnership of The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, Toronto's MaRS Discovery District, the University of Waterloo; and Vancouver's PLAN Institute. By fostering social innovation, SiG enables the creativity of social innovators to tackle the profound social and environmental challenges facing Canadians. As Executive Director, Mr. Draimin supports SiG's growing network of academics, practitioners, social entrepreneurs, allied institutions and partnerships in expanding Canada's Social Innovation ecosystem. SiG's role is to help enable Canadians' ability to innovate to overcome large scale complex social and environmental challenges through change- or solution-labs and new forms of cross-sectoral partnerships. SiG convened the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance, a blue ribbon panel that proposed a seven-point agenda for mobilizing private capital for public good. leader in the non-profit sector, Mr. Draimin was the founding CEO of Tides Canada Foundation. Mr. Draimin guided the Foundation's expansion, established Canada's first national support system for social entrepreneurs - Tides Canada Initiatives - and supported a world-renowned model of integrated conservation: BC's Great Bear Rainforest initiative. Tim is the author of Canada's first national study of social entrepreneurship and a frequent advisor to government, non-profit associations and business. Tim Draimin brings to SiG over 30 years of international career experience. He has worked for or consulted in Canada and abroad with the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, the International Development Research Centre, Synergos, and Ford Foundation. He has served on many international delegations and participated at UN prepcoms. He was a member of Canada's official delegation to UNCED. An active volunteer, Tim serves on the boards of the Catherine Donnelly Foundation (Toronto) and the TRICO Charitable Foundation (Calgary). Tim is a senior advisor to the new MaRS Centre for Impact Investing (CII), a hub created to increase the awareness and effectiveness of social finance by catalyzing new capital, talent, and collaborative initiatives to deliver innovative solutions to Canada's social and environmental challenges. He was an advisor to Community Foundations of Canada's Responsible Investing Pilot Project and a past board member of the Social Investment Organization (SIO), Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network (CEGN), IMPACS, and past member of the Voluntary Sector Forum's Finance Action Group.


Scientific Advisory Board | Grand Challenges Canada

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Tim Draimin (Canada)
Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation


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