In this episode, we hear from the Ontario Nonprofit Network through Executive Director Cathy Taylor, and Policy Advisor Pam Uppal, They share the state of the sector in Ontario, from their most recent surveys and ongoing interactions, and what this means for the ONN’s policy priorities.
We hear about the important role of looking out for the sector overall and being part of emergent issues. We also hear about the rise and importance of collaboration across the sector – although nonprofits may compete for funding at one level, they share challenges such as labour and volunteer shortages and a lack of funding that can best be addressed together, as well as coming together to collectively address community-specific issues, as has happened throughout the pandemic.
Of course, we talk about impact and how ONN views the difference it is making.
Overall, ONN hopes this is embraced as a time of transformation, bringing an equity approach to ONN and the sector’s work and engraining the key role of nonprofits in our society.
COVID-19: State of the sector one year later: https://theonn.ca/our-work/covid-surveys/
Podcast: Digging In with ONN – https://theonn.ca/podcast-digging-in-with-onn/
Not-for-Profit Corporations Act: https://www.ontario.ca/page/rules-not-profit-and-charitable-corporations
Nonprofit Resources: https://nonprofitresources.ca/