Inflation has pushed some non-profits to their “lowest point” ever; can they survive?

Core inflation hit a 40-year high this summer and nearly 60 per cent of Canada’s charities say demand for their services have outstripped their capacity to deliver

Why It Matters

As the cost of living climbs, more and more Canadians are turning to non-profits and charities for shelter, support, food and transportation. Without stable funding, these community services organizations may not be able to deliver.

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