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social impact bonds (SIBs)

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

21 Jun

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Unpacking Impact Conference

June 21, 2016 | By |

A one-day forum for exploring impact measurement for social enterprises. Read More

06 Apr

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Mowat Centre presents on Social Finance to House of Commons Standing Committee

April 6, 2015 | By |

On March 26, 2015, Mowat Centre Policy Director Sunil Johal and Policy Associate Jamie Van Ymeren provided expert testimony to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Their remarks focused on social impact bonds, outcomes-based funding and the role governments can play in providing an enabling environment and supportive infrastructure for social finance and innovative program delivery. These are their opening remarks.

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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