It’s Time for Change
A Year Defined by Inflation Intensifies Long-Standing Threats To The Sector
Take a raw and honest look at the state of the charitable sector in Canada in our sixth edition of The Giving Report.
The issues we uncovered are too concerning so this year our focus is to ensure the gravity of the situation is understood and acted upon.
This must-read report details the concerning changes in how Canadians are giving and 10 challenges facing charities today.
Canadians And Giving: What Giving Looks Like In Canada For 2023
The rising cost of living and prolonged impacts from the pandemic have more Canadians in need of charitable services. At the same time, fewer Canadians are making charitable donations.
Inflation Is Forcing More Canadians
To Cut Back On Basic Necessities.
2 in 10 Canadians (22%) expect to use or are already using charitable services within the next 6 months to meet basic necessities.
The percentage of Canadians that give is down 5% in 10 years, based on analysis of the latest tax filer data.
Urgent Struggles In The Sector
Healthy charities and a strong charitable sector are vital to the health of our country and the lives of all Canadians. Charities are facing alarming challenges which include:
40.3% of charities have experienced a lasting increase in demand since the start of the pandemic.
57.3% of charities cannot meet current levels of demand.
55.2% of charities have fewer active volunteers.
41.8% of charities are highly concerned about attracting volunteers.
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