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Accelerating Social Impact

We help non profits, government and private sector partners accelerate impact through social planning, community engagement, data analysis, best practice research and evaluation. 

  Pictured: Dr Alina Turner, Principal, Turner Strategies

Pictured: Dr Alina Turner, Principal, Turner Strategies

We are change-makers, thought leaders, and social entrepreneurs. We live and breathe social impact, and re-invest time, profits, and passion back into the community. 

We work to accelerate large-scale social change through community engagement, data analysis and visualization, best practice research and evaluation. We provide change-makers with technical and strategic support to meaningfully and measurably accelerate social impact initiatives.

Turner|Strategies is led by Dr. Alina Turner, who founded the firm in 2012; since then, she has completed over 50 projects across diverse social issues and organizations. Dr. Turner leads all aspects of the work, curating teams of experts to meet the needs of each project.  The aim is to provide the highest quality of work, best possible value and impact.


Our Expertise

We work with like-minded non-profits, government, and private sector partners committed to making the world a better place. Our projects are diverse, but focused on resolving complex social issues like poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, and food and energy insecurity.

We provide top-tier expertise in:


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We also provide pro-bono consulting to non-profits and social enterprises to kick-start and accelerate efforts towards the vision of a better tomorrow. We hold no intellectual property restrictions to our work, making if free for everyone to use, adapt and improve upon. We add value to the knowledge base by disseminating our work widely in reports, webinars, blogs, presentations, social and mainstream media. 

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We dig deep in our work with communities from Coast to Coast, the North, and diverse urban and rural contexts.

Our approach maintains a clear line of sight between the local context and big-picture systems and policy change.

 

Our customized approach will not only verify your impact, but accelerate it.

We are change-makers, thought leaders, and social entrepreneurs. We live and breathe social impact, and re-invest time, profits, and passion back into the community. 

 
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THE NEW YORK TIMES

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THE GLOBE AND MAIL

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Passion. Expertise. Experience.

We are not your typical consulting firm. Turner Strategies is led by Dr. Alina Turner who directly works on all aspects of projects.  Other top-tier consultants add specific value to projects on case-by-case basis. We simply aim to provide the highest possible quality of work, believing that this in turn, creates the best possible social impact for communities and organizations we work with.

 

Our Partners

We partner with a variety of non-profit, private and public sector organizations engaged in social impact and innovation work across Canada. Below are some examples. 


Government and National Organizations

Local Organizations