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Mowat NFP

01 Jun

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Turning a Corner

June 1, 2017 | By |

Laying the Groundwork for Charity Regulatory Reform in Canada

Mowat NFP’s new release, the second in its Enabling Environment series, aims to set the stage for the design of a new legislative framework governing the charitable sector in Canada. Read More

12 Apr

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Charting a Path Forward

April 12, 2017 | By |

Strengthening and Enabling the Charitable Sector in Canada

Charitable and nonprofit sector modernization has been the subject of much recent debate and discussion in Canada. The federal government has signalled significant interest in renewing its relationship with the sector. Read More

27 Oct

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Unpacking Impact

October 27, 2016 | By |

Exploring Impact Measurement for Social Enterprises in Ontario

With support from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG), Mowat NFP developed this report to examine the concept of common impact measurement frameworks and standardization globally, and identify specific opportunities to strengthen impact measurement practices for the social enterprise ecosystem in Ontario. Read More

20 Oct

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Change Work: Summary & Promising Practices

October 20, 2016 | By |

Moving Decent Work Forward in the Not-for-Profit Sector

This report is a summary of the Change Work report that was published in November 2015 and includes six promising practices that NFPs can draw on when considering how to implement or advocate for decent work in their places of employment. Read More

14 Jan

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On the Mend

January 14, 2016 | By |

Putting the Spark Back in the Government-Charitable Sector Relationship

The recent concerns over the “advocacy chill” highlighted systemic problems in the relationship between the government and sector. The newly elected federal government has given the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Department of Finance the mandate to clarify the rules governing political activity and develop a new legislative framework to “strengthen the sector”. Read More

25 Nov

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Change Work: Full Report

November 25, 2015 | By |

Valuing decent work in the not-for-profit sector

This report explores the concept of decent work and its potential for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector. Read More

20 Feb

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An Open Future

February 20, 2015 | By |

Data priorities for the not-for-profit sector

The latest Mowat NFP Sector Signal examines the open data opportunity for the NFP sector and outlines the conditions that must be considered and developed in order to effectively meet the sector’s data needs. Read More

25 Aug

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From Investment to Impact

August 25, 2014 | By |

The NFP Experience with Social Impact Bonds

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are a new funding tool that uses private capital to fund preventative social interventions. Read More

14 Apr

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Demonstrating the Results of Capacity Building

April 14, 2014 | By |

Final Report of the Partnership Grants Learning Project

This report was prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. Read More

20 Feb

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Diversity & Inclusion

February 20, 2014 | By |

Recent sector survey results tell the story of a sector that has not internalized diversity in its hiring policies. In this Sector Signal, we analyze the findings from the Looking Ahead Leadership Survey and consider the challenges facing the sector in advancing diversity and inclusion.
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