Canada’s first 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan makes big promises, but does it go far enough?

The federal government has promised $100 million for organizations serving 2SLGBTQI+ communities over the next five years.

Why It Matters

Most 2SLGBTQI+-serving organizations currently rely on project-based financing and volunteers, which can lead to burnout and instability. Predictable funding has the potential to grow the capacity of 2SLGBTQI+ non-profits and social enterprises.

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