New global ‘Financing Social Innovation’ report has 8 lessons for Canada

“Financing Social Innovation”, a recently released report on improving Germany’s social innovation financing, offers useful tips for policymakers in Canada, too.

Why It Matters

Access to finance is a major difficulty for social innovation leaders, but some countries around the world are overcoming these difficulties through national policy. Canada could stand to learn a few lessons.

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