Governments aren’t taking responsibility for climate change’s human health catastrophe. These changemakers are forcing them.

Why It Matters

Governments are reluctant to commit billions of dollars for bold, urgent climate adaptation efforts unless forced by courts or activism. This process isn’t easy, but there are strategies to pressure powerful institutions to address human health.

Realities of “a very uncertain world” drive inflation, create challenges for charities working overseas

Why It Matters

Long-term development goals around health, education and the rights of women and girls have been pushed aside by the Covid-19 pandemic, inflation, conflict and climate disasters. Global Affairs doesn’t index grants to inflation and many Canadians are giving less as they deal with inflation at home.

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

Disbursement quota hike to 5 per cent given royal assent, now law

Why It Matters

The disbursement quota governs the amount of money foundations must spend on charitable activities and flow to communities each year. The raise in the rate will mean more money for community service organizations moving forward.

Campbellford/Seymour Community Foundation suspends 2023 granting to ‘protect’ endowment amidst market downturn

Why It Matters

The financial markets have bruised many foundation’s endowments this year. So too, however, have many charities and non-profits been feeling the pinch with increased inflation and service demands. The rate at which foundations keep giving will impact how community organizations are able to support their communities.