“We used to invest in bricks and mortar,” says Chad Lubelsky, program lead for RECODE at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation. “Now, we also invest in ideas that can transform society.”
The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation is located in Montreal, Canada. Launched in 2014, RECODE is a collaborative hub for social innovation, social enterprise, social finance, and impact investing. It involves the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, and provides information and opportunities for college and university students. These students can learn, but most importantly, they can also experiment by becoming social entrepreneurs and social innovators.
RECODE targets many goals, from education ...more