In-depth view: Canada’s largest charities are trying to shape the Community Services Recovery Fund. Here’s what they want.
The Community Services Recovery Fund could be of tremendous value to smaller charities and non-profits who need to modernize their operations, but it isn’t clear whether they have been thoroughly consulted on the Fund’s design.
Modernization could mean a more digitally-savvy, better-funded, and more equitable non-profit and charitable sector capable of taking on the biggest challenges of the post-COVID era.
The social sector is trying to tread water and build a lifeboat at the same time. As charities struggle with a drop in revenue from the COVID-19 pandemic, they are also trying to upgrade their digital processes, funding models, and HR practices.
The Community Services Recovery Fund is meant to modernize the charitable and non-profit sector — here’s what that means
Canada’s social impact sector needs more autonomy, control, and funding if it hopes to address major challenges coming out of COVID — from climate change to childcare.