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In July 2018, RECODE and Ashoka Canada convened higher ed changemakers from across Canada to build community on Wasan Island.
This report contains the key retreat takeaways and next steps. This includes site visits, resource sharing, and future convenings. It also includes actions for building new partnerships that test innovations.
Aide-Mémoire: Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) Annual Conference 2018
On June 12 2018, in Vancouver, BC, J.W. McConnell Family Foundation’s RECODE initiative and CAUBO co-hosted two back-to-back workshops on the Social Purpose Administration and Finance Framework at CAUBO’s annual conference. The purpose of the workshops was to provide an overview of the framework and engage finance and administration professionals on opportunities and challenges to advance social impact in their functions and mandates. This is a summary of the discussion.
Roundtable on Advancing Social Purpose in College and Institute Administration and Finance Functions to Strengthen Social Infrastructure: Aide-Mémoire
On May 2, 2018 BCIT and the McConnell Foundation hosted a Roundtable Discussion with three college and institute administrators based in Greater Vancouver, for the purposes of discussing trends, barriers and opportunities in social purpose administration and finance within the colleges and institutes sector. Administrators from the BC Association of Universities and Institutes were invited.