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Mr. Tim Draimin

Executive Director

Social Innovation Generation

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Social Innovation Generation

Suite 145, MaRS Heritage Bldg., 101 College Street

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 innovati ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Tides Foundation

Member, Institute On Governance Strategy Council

Institute On Governance

Chair

SocialFinance.ca

Affiliations

Board Member
Centre for Social Innovation

Board Member
Trico Charitable Foundation

Senior Advisor
MaRS Centre

Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Grand Challenges Canada

Board Member
Catherine Donnelly Foundation

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board
Governance Strategy Council of the Institute on Governance

Member, Advisory Council, Sustainability Transition Lab
The Natural Step

Advisory Board Member
DreamNow

Advisory Board of the International Studies Program
University of Toronto

Board Member
Institute for Media , Policy and Civil Society

Foundation Member
Vancouver Community Forums

CERLAC Fellow
Jesuit High School

Foundation Member
Downtown Vancouver Association

Board Member
The Synergos Institute

Board Member
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network

Board Member
Social Investment Organization

Advisor
Community Foundations of Canada

Board Member
Impac Mortgage Holdings , Inc.

Member of the Finance Action Group
Voluntary Sector Forum

Board Director
Partnership Brokers Association

Advisor
ChangeMedium

Advisor
Koru International Network

Senior Policy Advisor
Canadian Council for International Co-operation

Senior Fellow
Board Associates

Founder
Executive Director and Senior Fellow

Education

Bachelor's Degree

University of Toronto

Web References (186 Total References)


Past Webinars | The Natural Step Canada

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The emerging social innovation field - Tim Draimin, Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation and Chad Park, Executive Director, The Natural Step Canada


SiG People - Tim Draimin

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Tim Draimin SiG People - Tim Draimin

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Tim Draimin
Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National
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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.
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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
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Tamarack Institute [Webinar] with Brenton Caffin and Tim Draimin, 12pm ET


Scientific Advisory Board | Grand Challenges Canada

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Tim Draimin (Canada)

Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation


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Tim Draimin

Tim is the Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) - a four-institution partnership supporting Canada's emerging social innovation ecosystem. He is the author of Canada's first national study of social entrepreneurship, and a frequent advisor to government, non-profits and business. He serves on the boards of the Catherine Donnelly Foundation and the Trico Charitable Foundation and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Grand Challenges Canada and the Strategy Council of the Institute On Governance. Tim is a senior advisor to the new MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. In his SiG role, Tim convened the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance, a blue ribbon panel whose agenda for mobilizing private capital for public good has catalyzed new Canadian policy and legislation.


CDF - Board of Directors

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Tim Draimin
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Tim Draimin, Toronto, ON
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Tim Draimin is the Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SIG) and previously chaired Causeway, a national collaboration initiative supporting the accelerated development of Canada's social finance marketplace. He was also the founding CEO of Tides Canada Foundation, which focuses on the environment and social justice. Tim is the author of Canada's first national study of social entrepreneurship and a frequent advisor to government, as well as to non-profit associations and business. He has worked with or consulted for the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, the International Development Research Centre, Synergos and Ford Foundation, both in Canada and abroad. Tim has been an advisor to the Community Foundations of Canada's Responsible Investing pilot project and is a past board member of the Social Investment Organization (SIO), the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network and IMPACS. He is also a past member of the Voluntary Sector Forum's Finance Action Group.

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