SFU receives gift in support of social innovation

June 3, 2015

Scotiabank has donated $1 M to Simon Fraser University to support social innovation education at the Beedie School of Business's RADIUS lab. The gift will support three new initiatives at SFU: the Scotiabank Student Award in Social Innovation, a $500,000 fund to attract and retain entrepreneurial undergraduate or graduate business students who are passionate about social enterprise; the Social Innovation Student Competition Team Fund, which will create a signature student competition that will inspire innovative solutions to social challenges; and the Student Social Innovation Conference and Event Fund, which will help students develop business ideas and skills by attending and competing at conferences and other events. SFU News Release