Without timely and accurate information about donors and their donations, non-profits may not be able to secure repeat and frequent donations. This is especially critical in the current economic climate, where donations have dropped as the cost of living increases.
Capital acquisition is a significant barrier for many equity deserving groups. Lowering barriers and investing in employee acquisitions can help address the roots of wealth inequality by expanding business ownership.
More than 200 Canadians attempt suicide every day and opioid deaths have increased 90 per cent since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Knowing what mental health services are available could be a lifeline for those in crisis.
Signals tend to reveal emergent phenomena sooner so that changemakers can turn their attention to possible opportunities, disruptions, innovations and developments that affect their missions, programs and work. Signals can become mainstream and evolve into trends — when a signal hits a certain threshold, for example, it might become a trend in the broader society or sector, and begin to diffuse rapidly.