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Impact Conversations is a show about change makers getting things done. 

Sally Fazal and Lynn Fergusson of Social Impact Advisors talk to NGO leaders, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and environmental innovators about their goals and how they're reaching them.

Dec 24, 2019

In the last podcast of the year, Lynn and Sally reflect on their work and the conversations we've had in 2019. We talk about the hope we're seeing in social and environmental impact circles around innovations in finance, new approaches to philanthropy, and in inspiring young people.

We talk about the gifts that people...

Dec 12, 2019

In this episode, Lynn talks to Terry Cooke, President and CEO of the Hamilton Community Foundation about what is changing in Community Foundations, and how the Hamilton Foundation is leading the change.  

They talk about leveraging community data and the foundation’s current focus on a collaborative effort with...

Nov 28, 2019

In this episode Lynn is joined by Priyanka Lloyd, Executive Director of Green Economy Canada. Green Economy Canada is a national non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating Canada’s transition to a low carbon economy.  

As is the case for many environmentally focused agencies, Green Economy Canada was challenged...

Nov 14, 2019

In this episode Lynn is joined by Steve Doherty, Executive Director, and Mike Burnett, Community Engagement and Education Specialist, from Youth Without Shelter in Etobicoke, ON. Steve and Mike detail the “500 in Five” Strategic Plan and all that went into its development. This includes the inclusion of lived voices...

Oct 31, 2019

In this episode we explore the origins of the success story that is The Mount Community Centre, in Peterborough, Ontario.

The Mount’s Chair Steve Kylie, Vice Chair John Martyn and Director of Strategic Advancement Andi van Koeverden share how a group of dreamers and volunteers transformed $25,000 in the...