Mindset more valuable than skillset when it comes to a career in social finance

Why It Matters

Canada’s $755 million Social Finance Fund has the potential to accelerate the growth of Canada’s social finance market. Will there be enough skilled people to support it?

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.