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What will it take to support Indigenous innovation?

Why It Matters

Canada’s Indigenous peoples continue to face systemic inequalities, and are unemployed at significantly higher rates than the rest of the population. When we talk about the work in the social impact sector, how can we strive for a more equitable future that acknowledges and values Indigenous innovation?

The Surprising Truth Behind Charity Rankings

Why It Matters

In theory, charity rankings hold organizations accountable, and can help donors identify which organizations are having the greatest impact, influencing where their dollars go. But what kind of criteria are these rankings using — and are there any unintended consequences?

How Youth Want You to Transform Non-Profit Governance

Why It Matters

In order to thrive in an aging population, Canadian non-profits need to identify youth leaders and recruit them onto their boards. Below, six young community-builders share precisely what non-profits are getting wrong — and how they can improve, from evolving directorship elections to considering board member compensation.

Canada’s Alarming Lack of Non-Profit Retirement Security

Why It Matters

Nearly two million Canadians have dedicated their lives to doing good in the non-profit sector. However, these same workers face a troubling retirement savings gap. How can we give these people the support they deserve?