We Need A Social Finance Fund That is Future-Proof

A guide to understanding the new pot of money aimed at creating a fair and equal Canada

Why It Matters

The upcoming Social Finance Fund is the single biggest commitment to social finance ever in Canada. This change isn't happening in a bubble, though — the finance industry and system itself is rapidly changing, and in order for this fund to be effective a decade from now, it needs to mesh with what’s emerging in the finance industry today.

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