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What is hubcap?

Hubcap is BC’s online social innovation community - a place to share information and make connections with innovators, entrepreneurs, educators, funders, and public policy makers. It is an initiative of the BC Partners for Social Impact, a multi-sector partnership of individuals and organizations that is working to build BC’s capacity for social innovation, social finance and social enterprise.

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What is hubcap?

Rachel Holmes calls out Social Innovators for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 28, 2014
Watch Rachel Holmes, Executive Director of Partnership & Community Renewal Division at the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations & Reconciliation, dump icy cold water over her head in support of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Who’s up next? Watch the video and find out. The post Rachel Holmes calls out Social Innovators for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on BC Partners for Social [...]

Scaling your Impact Venture – RADIUS Ventures Slingshot Accelerator Program

August 25, 2014
The RADIUS Ventures Slingshot Accelerator Program is a six month, intensive program (starting October 22nd) for ventures that are ready to scale their business and their impact. The program is looking for ventures that have achieved $100,000 to $500,000 in annual revenue and are planning for growth  (will also consider some pre-revenue ventures that are ready to launch confidently). Become one of a [...]

Vancouver Job Posting – Director of Partnerships with Reconciliation Canada

July 02, 2014
Reconciliation Canada is seeking a dynamic, motivated fundraiser who is experienced in developing partnerships to join their team! The Director of Partnerships position has been posted online, and you can find the Charity Village posting here: http://ow.ly/y6jka. The position is responsible for overall strategic and operational responsibility for all partnership initiatives, with the main priority [...]

Social MBA’s have the opportunity to drive change

June 27, 2014
Entering Harvard after graduating from Yale, Casey Gerald’s rule was to never again work in a start up and to never again work in a nonprofit.Today he starts work as the CEO of a start up, nonprofit. What changed? Watch this extraordinary speech from the MBA graduate here. Thank you to Sandra Hamilton, Social Enterprise Business Consultant and BC Partner, for sharing with Hubcap! The post Social [...]

Creating Social Impact – The inaugural Buy Social Canada Summit uncovers challenges, opportunities and solutions

June 24, 2014
Lessons from the UK blended with local BC and Canadian-wide solutions were all part of the launch of Buy Social Canada June 16-17 in Vancouver. With over 100 participants ranging from the passionate to the curious, the social impact purchasing discussion flowed from challenges, to opportunities and onto solutions. Suppliers and purchasers may have struggled through some ‘how to’ issues but they were [...]

Victoria Job Posting – Business Development Contractor at Vancouver Island Community Investment Co-operative

June 23, 2014
Vancouver Island Community Investment Co-operative is seeking a driven, collaborative and community-focused Business Development contractor to help finalize their business model and issue the first offering to the public in 2015. Applicants should provide a letter of application and CV, including contract and compensation expectations, addressed to the Executive Director. The closing date for this [...]

Vancouver Job Posting – Analyst or Associate at New Market Funds

June 17, 2014
New Market Funds is a specialized fund manager, based in Vancouver (Canada), which invests to deliver market competitive financial performance with community benefit. The company develops impact investment opportunities for foundations and other investors and provides strong community based non-profits and blended value businesses with access to investment capital. New Market Funds is hiring an analyst [...]

Victoria Job Posting – Program Manager at the Community Social Planning Council

June 12, 2014
The Community Social Planning Council (CSPC) is seeking candidates for their Program Manager position. The Program Manager leads the CSPC’s portfolio of work related to community economic development, neighbourhood resilience, and strategies to address the needs of children and youth within the Capital Region. If you’re a community builder with impressive program management skills and experience [...]

Free Event: Social Finance – Solving the Puzzle June 19, 2014 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

June 09, 2014
Register now for a discussion regarding Social Finance, brought to you by the BC Partners for Social Impact.  On June 19, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Okanagan Regional Library, learn how your organization fits into the social enterprise spectrum and the financing options available to help you grow. Sponsored by BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada). The post Free Event: Social Finance – Solving [...]

Social Innovation Week Vancouver Re-caps

June 05, 2014
Thank you to all our partners who made Social Innovation Week Vancouver May 26-30 a huge success. Through workshops, presentations, dialogues, and celebrations, you proved again that Vancouver has a vibrant social innovation sector that stands among the world’s best. But more important than our standings is our ability to come together as a community and find new ways to tackle the world’s [...]