It’s 2023. Are you still using a ‘lip service’ land acknowledgement? There’s a better way — and a new Indigenous-led fundraising school is here to help.

Why It Matters

Indigenous people are donors, volunteers, partners and beneficiaries in the charitable sector. Non-Indigenous teams need to be well-equipped to respectfully engage with Indigenous people in all of these roles. It’s both basic respect, and it’s mission-critical for modern charitable organizations’ funding models.

How are social purpose organizations preparing for a post-Twitter world?

Why It Matters

For many social purpose organizations, Twitter has long been a tool to advocate for, and organize movements around, particular issues. Under Elon Musk’s ownership, the sector’s ability to communicate with citizens, journalists and policymakers is now at risk.

Here's how to better support women living on low income, according to Families Canada

Why It Matters

Revealing barriers to accessing financial aid and solutions social impact organizations are trying to create across multiple sectors can help improve systemic barriers to women’s economic resilience

Are homelessness prevention schemes actually working? To find out, we need more person-specific data, experts say

Why It Matters

Data can give shelters greater transparency on who is using their services, but there is still a severe lack of information about some of the reasons that people become homeless in the first instance. That means that at present, data is mainly helping the sector ‘react’ to those experiencing homelessness, rather than actively moving to prevent it.

Canada's National Adaptation Strategy is the first plan of its kind to prepare communities for climate disaster. Here are its blind spots.

Why It Matters

The NAS doesn’t give enough detail to act as a comprehensive blueprint on adapting Canada to climate change, yet many communities are already facing extreme weather. Social purpose organizations may have to fill in the blanks.