This deliverable focuses on the topic of resourcing for social innovation, and consists of 6 parts: (1) a working paper on social innovation resourcing strategies and transformation pathways, (2) a working paper on resourcing strategies of 4 success cases of social innovation in the US, 3) a discussion paper on social impact bonds as a resource for social innovations, 4) key insights about resourcing for practitioners and policy makers (inputs for the TRANSIT brief), (5) an outline of the facilitation tool on resourcing (input for proto-typing tools), (6) the workshop report on resourcing and monitoring. This report deals with the topic of resourcing, and compiled in conjunction with the report on monitoring (Deliverable 2.5). To grow and “mushroom” social innovation initiatives must find reliable ways of resourcing themselves – not only for specific activities but also for their basic costs and not only for one specific project but in a sustained way. They can do so in at least three broad ways depending on their wish to go to scale and/or become a social enterprise:
All three approaches offer possibilities for growth and development, especially when used in combination.
Weaver, P., Marks, M., Kemp, R., Hogan, L., Ruijsink, S., Becerra, L., Wittmayer, J., Olivotto, V. and Strasser, T. (2017) Deliverable 2.4 : Resourcing for social innovation : working papers, key insights for practice and policy, lessons for facilitation tools and workshop report, TRANSIT: EU SHH.2013.3.3.2-1 Grant agreement no: 613169.
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