Story Money Impact




is a Canadian not-for-profit Foundation that seeks to increase connections between those passionate about the power of art for positive social change. Founded by Tracey Friesen, its main goals are to advance research and education around media impact, and to bridge the philanthropic and media communities. Bringing together storytellers, funders and activists is not only beneficial for each of them, but for our society as a whole. 

Good Pitch Vancouver 2018

Exciting global initiative offers a new way forward for amplifying the reach & impact of documentary films in Canada.  

Anvil Centre, Nov 6, 2018.  



BIL Conference, Vancouver, Feb 2016

"The Transformative Power of Local Media" 

(and genesis behind Story Money Impact

18 mins



Story Money Impact   

Filmmakers, creators, public sector journalists - they all have pressing needs.  With better access to partners, resources & distribution opportunities, the reach of their stories will be amplified.  

Philanthropists, foundations, social investors, ethical brands - they too have needs. By collaborating with mission-aligned artists & groups, the increased impact of their money will be measurable.  


Charitable organizations, NGOs, change-makers - they have important needs as well.

With more compelling narrative tools and better strategies, the outcome of their campaigns will improve.