Innoweave Grants from the McConnell Foundation

Innoweave fosters social innovation and large-scale impact through Canada’s social sector. To achieve this, Innoweave helps community organizations learn about, develop, and implement innovative approaches that enhance their impact.

For community organizations across the country, growing demand for services is increasing the strain on resources. Funding expectations are also changing, as new investment priorities emphasize impact and results. Innoweave was established by the McConnell Foundation and partners to support Canadian non-profits and charities in addressing these challenges by being more impact-oriented and continuously innovative. By creating new models and trying new approaches, social sector organizations can achieve even greater results for the people they serve and create a culture of large-scale change and lasting social innovation.

Innoweave works with organizations across the country. In partnership with local networks, it holds working sessions that are accessible in dozens of communities and virtually at

At the moment, there are 8 Innoweave modules:

  • Impact and strategic clarity
  • Social enterprise
  • cloud computing
  • developmental evaluation
  • collective impact
  • social finance
  • constructive engagement
  • explore and experiment
  • scaling impact
  • outcomes finance