WEBINAR REPLAY: Canadian Black entrepreneurs should create the next Google / Les entrepreneurs noirs canadiens devraient créer le prochain Google

Why It Matters

Il n'existe qu'un seul fonds canadien, BKR, pour financer l'entrepreneuriat noir dans le domaine de la technologie. Lorsqu'ils obtiennent un financement, les entrepreneurs noirs reçoivent des prêts, rarement des fonds propres. Le Québécois Wils Theagene estime qu'il est urgent de changer de système et de créer une véritable chaîne de financement pour les entrepreneurs de la communauté noire. There is only one Canadian fund, BKR, to finance Black entrepreneurship in technology. When they get funding, Black entrepreneurs receive loans, rarely equity. Quebec's Wils Theagene sees a pressing need for a system change, creating a real financing chain for entrepreneurs from the Black community.

This environmental charity snagged $3.5 million in new legacy gifts through an online will campaign. Could your charity do it too?

Why It Matters

Just eight per cent of Canadians report leaving a gift to charity in their will. A group of charities is trying to increase that figure by promoting online wills.

StatsCan methodology flaws not reflecting wealth in Canada - why should non-profits care?

Why It Matters

Understanding where wealth is concentrated is vital information for the non-profit sector, both to advocate for wealth redistribution and to learn the aims and motivations of large donors.

More data is always better, but are non-profits making the best use of data they already have?

Why It Matters

The last four years have rapidly accelerated changes in volunteerism. Understanding current trends could help improve volunteer recruitment and retention, but national data is limited.

Human and civil rights groups call for withdrawal of Canada’s AI legislation

Why It Matters

In Budget 2024, the federal government announced $5.1 million to enforce the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act. Most consultations have been with industry, while human rights groups and non-profits have had little involvement in crafting the legislation to date.