Technical staff and clean data key to being granted money for AI projects, funders say

Why It Matters

Few funders focus on technology and artificial intelligence grants. Few technically skilled staff in the non-profit sector can expertly handle data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence projects.

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.

10 successful and innovative public policy changes spearheaded by Canadian non-profits

Why It Matters

In Canada, changes to the country’s laws or bylaws in your province, city, or municipality are largely made through advocacy efforts. Skipping this crucial step can mean it takes longer for your organization to have an impact.

Small businesses worry Canada’s Competition Act review will ignore them: CFIB

Why It Matters

Small and medium businesses have long waited for a review of Canada’s Competition Act but worry larger corporations have too much regulatory influence. Smaller businesses say this means their concerns continue to be ignored, hampering their efforts to grow.

From spam bots to doxxing, cyberbullying is bringing non-profits to their knees. What can be done?

Why It Matters

There is little criminal and legal protection for staff members who are targeted personally by cyberbullies - many of whom also identify as being part of the same marginalized communities they work with.