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Social Innovation Generation

Suite 145, MaRS Heritage Bldg., 101 College Street

Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7


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



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

Board Director
Partnership Brokers Association

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

Member, Advisory Council, Sustainability Transition Lab
The Natural Step

Senior Policy Advisor
Canadian Council for International Co-operation

Advisory Board Member

Advisory Board of the International Studies Program
University of Toronto

Board Member
Institute for Media , Policy and Civil Society

Foundation Member
Vancouver Community Forums

Jesuit High School

Foundation Member
Downtown Vancouver Association

Board Member
The Synergos Institute

Board Member
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network

Board Member
Social Investment Organization

Community Foundations of Canada

Board Member
Impac Mortgage Holdings , Inc.

Member of the Finance Action Group
Voluntary Sector Forum


Koru International Network

Senior Fellow
Board Associates

Executive Director and Senior Fellow


Bachelor's Degree

University of Toronto

Web References (186 Total References)

Financial tools for social innovation in Alberta [cached]

Tim Draiman

Tim Draiman, executive director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG)
Imagine yourself as a grain farmer in rural Alberta.

Social Enterprise World Forum 2013 | Trico Charitable Foundation [cached]

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.

said Tim Draimin, Executive ... [cached]

said Tim Draimin, Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation.

Blog - Social Innovation Generation [cached]

Photo via Tim Draimin

Funders Node participants from three continents joined together in New York City via Tim Draimin
Funders Node participants from three continents joined together in New York City. Photo via Tim Draimin
Elisa also took the time to chat with SiG National Executive Director, Tim Draimin about where his passion for social change began and what social innovation is all about.
Tamarack Institute [Webinar] with Brenton Caffin and Tim Draimin, 12pm ET

SiG People - Tim Draimin [cached]

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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
Tamarack Institute [Webinar] with Brenton Caffin and Tim Draimin, 12pm ET

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