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This is THE question that concerns all organizations, and there are no simple answers.

However, deploying innovative practices, adopting best practices and diversifying revenue sources are all part of the solution. This solution must evolve constantly to adapt to an increasingly complex economic reality.

The giving report

Published by CanadaHelps, the 2020 Donation Report shows a 17% increase in online donations.

The Giving report 2018

New trends and insights about charitable giving in Canada, prepared by Canada Helps and Imagine Canada. 

5th Charitable Giving Report by Blackbaud

Overall and online fundraising trends by sector and organization size; The impact mobile giving is making on online fundraising; How #GivingTuesday is dramatically shaping year-end fundraising

The Chantier de l’économie sociale Trust

The Trust provides loans with a 15-year capital repayment moratorium. This quasi-patient capital is designed to support enterprises’ operations and contribute to their real estate investments in order to help them develop new activities. The Trust invests exclusively in social economy enterprises, especially non-profit organizations and cooperatives with under 200 employees.

Le Réseau d’investissement social du Québec (RISQ)

The RISQ (“Social Investment Network of Quebec”) provides adapted financing for social economy enterprises in the start-up, consolidation, expansion, or restructuring phase. Its two main areas of focus are capitalization and technical assistance. It also provides pre-start-up product for budding entrepreneurs (Web Site in French only).

Chantier de l’économie sociale

The Chantier de l’économie sociale is committed to building a plural economy that aims to produce returns for the community and protect the common good,  in function of communities’ needs and aspirations. Social economy enterprises are collectively controlled, and contribute to ensuring the ongoing economic, social and cultural vitality of communities.

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