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October 2014

Seeking SFU Student: RADIUS Student Social Innovation Fund

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RADIUS and Sustainable SFU are proud to be partnering on a Student Innovation Fund to support early stage impact projects and ventures being led by SFU students. It will launch in a few weeks – stay tuned! – and we are currently seeking one SFU student to serve on a Grants Committee to adjudicate these awards.  

Interested students – undergraduate or graduate – are asked to send a short statement (max 100 words) to RADIUS Edu Manager Jennifer McRae (jmcrae@radiussfu.com) by Friday November 7th indicating why they would like to serve on this committee. 

Responsibilities in Detail:

Along with other committee members, this student representative will collaboratively assess the merits of applications as they arrive, and make final decisions regarding allocating funds. Committee activities will happen primarily virtually, though some in person meetings may be required.

Compensation: Volunteer (unpaid)

Commitment: apx. 5 hours per month

Application deadline: November 7th 2014

Start date: November 24th 2014

End date: June 30 2015

 

 

Nov 6th Developmental Evaluation Workshop in Vancouver!

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Is your organization interested in developmental evaluation? Are you considering building developmental evaluation into your next project?

If so, you may be interested in attending an upcoming Introduction to Innoweave Developmental Evaluation workshop, delivered by  Innoweave in partnership with RADIUS on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 in Vancouver.

This workshop is designed to help leadership teams of  2-4 (including board members) start to:

  • Further explore the purpose and major characteristics of developmental evaluation

  • Assess the suitability of their intervention and the readiness of their organization to using developmental evaluation

  • Develop a preliminary scope of work for their developmental evaluation initiative.

  • Identify possible next steps for developing a budget and implementing developmental evaluation.

  • Develop a plan for success

The Innoweave Developmental Evaluation workshop builds on the Innoweave Introduction to Developmental Evaluation webinar. You are encouraged to view this webinar online prior to submitting your application to the workshop.

Event details:

  • When: Thursday, November 6th, 2014, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • Where: Vancouver, BC

  • Cost: $150 for teams of 2-4 (payment details will be forwarded upon acceptance to the workshop).

  • Deadline: Applications are due by Friday, October 17th, 2014. Space is limited. Successful applicants will be notified by Tuesday, October 24th, 2014.

To learn more and apply for this workshop, please clickhere. Only one application form per team is required.

Participating organizations will also be eligible to apply for a small implementation grant in January 2015 to engage a coach to help them with development following the workshop. To learn more about Innoweave Implementation Grants, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@innoweave.ca.

Thanks,
The RADIUS and Innoweave Teams