Canada’s not-for-profit organizations are fuelled by two million employees and another 13 million volunteers across the country. Joining them are the 254,000 (and growing!) people working in Canada’s social enterprises.
I am always so blown away by the dedication and ingenuity that comes out of our sector. Every day I see people struggling to make change in a system set up to reward for-profit ventures while treating our space with scrutiny and suspicion. I challenge any corporate leader to do what this sector has done, and I often imagine what it would look like if we’d had fewer barriers and more support.
Well, maybe the next not-for-profit with a big idea won’t have to imagine it.
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