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Social Innovation Resources

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Social innovation is a chance for citizens, government, academia, business and non-profit sectors to come together and learn about the important role social innovation can play in the development of Surrey.

Read through the different social innovation resources collected since the Social Innovation Summit in 2015. We encourage you to share any other resources with us as well by emailing Kristin Patten, Social Planner at

Organizations and websites

BC Partners for Social Impact 

BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation 

Centre for Social Innovation

Hubcap – BC’s Social Innovation hub  

Social Innovation Generation  Learning resources for social innovation

Radius SFU

Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISR) 

Guides, books and other resources

Al Etmanski, Impact: Six patterns to Spread Your Social Innovation

BC Social Innovation Council: Action Plan Recommendations to maximize Social Innovation in British Columbia, March 2012

Social Innovation Lab Guide

Learn other ways of being part of social innovation in Surrey.