In this position paper, the Ottawa Community Foundation looks at the Special Senate Committee’s recommendations for the sector via its report, Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector. Here we lay out priorities and asks of this committee. Read our position paper here (PDF).
Community foundations play a leadership role in fostering systemic change. Strengthening the sector enables positive sustainable change in our city, regionally, nationally, and beyond.
A gap between financial resources and need is projected to be $25 billion by the year 2026. This social deficit gap necessitates shifts in funding models for a sector that employs more than 2 million people and represents 8.5 percent of the GDP. What’s next for Canada’s 170,000 charities and non-profits?
Read more via our report and join the conversation online: @OttCommFdn.
Access the Special Senate Committee’s report: Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector.