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  • Open Works 1400 Greenmount Avenue Baltimore, MD, 21202 United States (map)
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Presented by Innovation Works

What to Expect:

We are in an era where impact investing is becoming the newest trend in philanthropy and change-making. There is also a sharpened narrative around empowering those closest to challenges with the resources necessary to lead change efforts in addressing said challenges. How do we ensure that the current trend and narrative do not fall short in actually bridging the gap between the financial resources and the need for investments at the local level? This session will focus on best practice models and the challenges of making social innovation accessible through innovative funding practices.

Target Audience:

Founders, innovators, and entrepreneurs

For more information about this event, please contact Sally Ratrie


Event Presented By

The mission of Innovation Works (IW) is to reduce Baltimore’s neighborhood and racial wealth divide by teaching and accompanying members of disinvested communities to build and own successful social enterprises that create sustainable neighborhood economies and result in better family living, more resilient communities, and a safer, more vibrant city.

Event Partners & Sponsors

Increasing Access & Inclusion in the Social Innovation Ecosystem Agenda:

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM - Data & Technology in Social Innovation

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM - Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Social Innovation at the Neighborhood Level

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - LUNCH + Social Enterprise Expo

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Bridging the Capital Divide: Investing in Social Innovation

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Break

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM - Baltimore Entrepreneurs: Faces of Social Innovation