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Meet the people and organizations who are aligning with the Common Approach.

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Trainers and consultants, investors and funders, and software developers have come together around the Common Approach. They put social purpose organizations at the centre of their practice and recognize that the indicators start there. They know that the voices of the people who are most affected inform the change, and that the indicators require fluidity and adaptability of the Common Approach.

Community News

Spring 2019: Social Funders Advisory Board initiated.

Common Foundations Champions

Margerit Roger

Margerit Roger

Margerit works as a program planner, evaluator and trainer in the social purpose sector to highlight the critical role of service-providing organizations in addressing social challenges. Deeply influenced by her experiences with adult literacy learners, newcomers,...

Rachel Berdan

Rachel Berdan

As the Social Enterprise Program Manager & Coach at Pillar Nonprofit Network Rachel is part of the Libro Social Enterprise Incubator and Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network. Rachel is a storyteller at heart. Prior to Pillar, she worked with B Lab and made...

Kerri Klein

Kerri Klein

Kerri worked for almost 15 years in non-profit and government organizations that were seeking ways to effect change. She worked in roles where she both sought funds and granted funds, which allowed her to see both sides of the evaluation process. Together with four...

Cathy Lang

Cathy Lang

Cathy is a program designer, researcher, strategic planner, business developer, and non-profit sector-builder. She has coached numerous social enterprises in designing and testing their social value propositions. She began her career as a social worker with a strong...

Laurie Ringaert

Laurie Ringaert

Laurie spent much of her early career as a researcher. About ten years ago she applied for a position at Seattle King County Public Health as an evaluator and the 'light went on and she made the shift from researcher to impact evaluator. In 2015, she started Change...

Bryn Sadownik

Bryn Sadownik

Fifteen years ago, Bryn was applying skills developed through her Master’s program in Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University (SFU) to work as a consultant and researcher. When the opportunity to lead a new pilot program in impact assessment...

Social Enterprise Institute

Social Enterprise Institute

The Social Enterprise Institute offers two courses – the Common Foundations of Impact Measurement, a six-part introductory video series (free), and a comprehensive online course ($350), designed for social purpose organizations that are serious about social impact...

Garth Yule

Garth Yule

Garth has a degree in communication and community economic development and worked passionately with environmental non-profits and university students’ unions through the early 2000s. Garth now uses that expertise to guide his work at Junxion Strategy, to engage with...

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National Social Purpose Organization Advisory Committee

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Impact softwares aligned with the Common Approach

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