Data drives preventative care at queer and trans health clinic

Why It Matters

With a larger number of non-profits collecting, stewarding and analyzing information about marginalized communities, it’s critical they do it well, while upholding the privacy and dignity of vulnerable people.

LGBTQ+ groups look to other money models after lack of funding in Canada's federal budget

Why It Matters

LGBTQ+ hate and discriminatory policies are on the rise, yet the Liberal government's federal budget allocated very little funding to help queer and gender-diverse organizations - with a potential change in government on the way.

Automatic enrollment into Canada’s Learning Bond gives low-income children easier access to education money

Why It Matters

Studies show students from low-income families have lower post-secondary enrollment rates. The Canada Learning Bond hoped to counter this trend, but uptake of the benefit has been low since it launched in 2004.

WEBINAR REPLAY: Canadian Black entrepreneurs should create the next Google / Les entrepreneurs noirs canadiens devraient créer le prochain Google

Why It Matters

Il n'existe qu'un seul fonds canadien, BKR, pour financer l'entrepreneuriat noir dans le domaine de la technologie. Lorsqu'ils obtiennent un financement, les entrepreneurs noirs reçoivent des prêts, rarement des fonds propres. Le Québécois Wils Theagene estime qu'il est urgent de changer de système et de créer une véritable chaîne de financement pour les entrepreneurs de la communauté noire. There is only one Canadian fund, BKR, to finance Black entrepreneurship in technology. When they get funding, Black entrepreneurs receive loans, rarely equity. Quebec's Wils Theagene sees a pressing need for a system change, creating a real financing chain for entrepreneurs from the Black community.

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.