The Foundation for Black Communities will be responsible for managing a $200 million philanthropic endowment in support of Black communities in Canada over the next decade and beyond. How they choose to invest, steward, and distribute the fund will have significant impacts for Black-led philanthropy and Black communities in Canada.
The Government of Canada has proposed up to $755 million over the next ten years for a new Social Finance Fund to encourage innovative approaches to address complex social issues. This is poised to help resource a more just and sustainable economy. Yet, in order to create lasting impact, it must deploy the resources strategically.
Millions are marching around the world to demand action from leaders on climate change. Notably, employees from technology companies are striking. Now, these companies are racing to lead the way by making ambitious sustainability pledges, which could drive transformative change.