How a leading mental healthcare organization transitioned to digital

Why It Matters

Health Canada estimates that 11 million Canadians are experiencing high levels of stress, and close to 2 million are experiencing traumatic stress in the wake of COVID-19. The mental healthcare sector is working on overdrive to keep up, by reaching clients digitally — and overcoming some major challenges to do so. All frontline organizations can learn from this organization’s successful pivot to digital service delivery.

These 8 Canadian startups launched to help those most vulnerable to the coronavirus

Why It Matters

COVID-19 has been an extraordinarily difficult time for startups — an estimated $28 billion in investments could dry up this year alone. The pandemic also presents new and pressing problems that need solving, an atmosphere in which social entrepreneurship can thrive.

7 digital tools to support your mental health during COVID-19

Why It Matters

In pre-pandemic society, one in five people in Canada personally experienced a mental health problem or illness. Today, many in the social impact world face increased stress levels while also being cut off from their usual sources of support, like in-person therapy or coaching. Digital solutions are more needed now than ever.

What Canada can learn from global tech non-profits pivoting to address COVID-19 needs

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As the social impact world tries to adapt to the impacts of COVID-19, organizations are pivoting and re-tooling to help with relief efforts. Here’s what Canadian non-profits can learn from these eight organizations about pivoting, and zeroing in on where they can make the most impact right now.

Non-profit fundraising is uncertain in the face of COVID-19. These tips will keep you on track.

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In the midst of a lot of uncertainty in the non-profit world, dig into these practical insights from a leader in fundraising — Nejeed Kassam, founder of fast-growing fundraising platform Keela. If you’re looking to up your fundraising game in the coming weeks and months, these tips will be helpful.

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Is the internet a public resource worth protecting for the next generation?

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There’s a lot of talk, about protecting resources like water, forests, and languages for future generations. Is the internet worth protecting in the same way? Future of Good publisher Vinod Rajasekaran sits down with Mark Surman, executive director of Mozilla to talk about what a web worth protecting looks like, and how it needs to change to get there. Part of Future of Good’s Tech and Philanthropy series.