Funds are catalysts for sparking and scaling social impact, providing tangible resources to support individuals and communities. From multi million-dollar government investments to grassroots microgrants, there are funders backing groups who are on the frontlines, pushing for transformation across Canada.
As this decade draws to a close, we look back at the funds that shaped social impact in Canada in the 2010s — from youth empowerment and entrepreneurship to refugee settlement. This is the second article in our series, with the first looking at decade-defining social movements.
Here’s five funds that shaped this decade of impact, and what we can learn from each of them.
—Arctic Inspiration Prize
The Arctic Inspira
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