Awareness CampaignTrends + Research

New Study Calls on Governments, Individuals to Take Action to Reduce Dementia Risks

Report from Alzheimer Society of Canada predicts sharp increase in the number of Canadians who will be living with dementia over the next three decades if no action is taken TORONTO, ON–Canada faces serious challenges in supporting people living with dementia and their care partners over the next three decades. …

DonorsTrends + Research

5th Annual Giving Report Reveals Unprecedented Strain on Charities as Demand Rises and Giving Declines

One in four Canadians are already or will soon be using charitable services to meet basic needs in 2022 TORONTO – CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, has released the fifth edition of its annual report on the charitable sector and the state of giving. The …

Market ResearchTrends + Research

Men more likely to talk physical health than mental health, survey shows

TORONTO, ON–Three out of four Canadians aged 18-54 feel the men in their life are less likely than the women in their life to share their mental health concerns, according to new men’s health research released by Movember and Ipsos. The survey, which was conducted in late October, also showed …

Market ResearchTrends + Research

Harvard Research Identifies Policy Recommendations to Support Food Donation Across Five Continents

Amid pandemic and rising rates of food insecurity, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and The Global FoodBanking Network address global food waste and hunger crisis CAMBRIDGE, MA–In response to food waste, climate change, and a global hunger crisis that is further fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, The …

Donation ProgramsTrends + Research

What donors should consider when choosing a charity for their holiday giving

Why financial metrics are not all they’re cracked up to be when evaluating a charity By Gena Rotstein and Richard Ouellette As we near the time of year that charity rating reports come out, and people’s pocketbooks open. In the wake of the WE Charity scandal perhaps it is time …

COVID-19Industry NewsTrends + Research

New Toronto Foundation report reveals devastating toll of COVID-19 ripple effects on Toronto

The Toronto Fallout Report also shares insights from Toronto community leaders on an equitable recovery TORONTO, ON–Toronto Foundation’s new Toronto Fallout Report measures the severe impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and its knock-on effects on Toronto over the last seven months. Real-time quantitative data from dozens of sources shows that …

CryptocurrenciesCybersecurityMobile PaymentsTrends + Research

Is Blockchain Moving to the Mainstream?

Moving to the mainstream, and into the donor universe? By Monica Eaton-Cardone The J.P. Morgan Chase blockchain-based Interbank Information Network (IIN)’s launch of the JPM Coin digital currency has sparked renewed international interest in both cryptocurrency and blockchain1. The company recently announced that 220 banks have signed on to IIN, …

Awareness CampaignChildren's ProgramsTrends + Research

Breakfast Club of Canada Set to Assess Its Social Impact

A great tool to fast-track the development of the Club and its partner organizations, help more than 1 million young Canadians who go to school on an empty stomach VANCOUVER, BC–With one in four Canadian children going to school without breakfast in 2019 – or one in two in Indigenous …

CharitiesTrends + Research

Ninety Five percent of Canadians want to give gifts that have a lasting impact: Ipsos

From clean water to education, Canadians can give gifts that have the power to create lasting change MISSISSAUGA, ON–As Canadians search for the perfect gifts for their loved ones, a new Ipsos survey shows meaningful gifts with impact are what’s trending. The survey found that almost all Canadians (95%) want …

LeadershipTrends + Research

Women, racialized minority representation in Montreal’s senior leadership on the rise

Canadian Women’s Foundation backs study MONTREAL, QC–A new study shows that the representation of women and racialized minorities in senior leadership positions in the Greater Montreal Area (GMA) has increased since 2016 but both are still under-represented based on their proportion in the population. Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute and Canada …