Saving the Charitable Sector from its COVID Crisis

April 10, 2020
C.D. Howe Institute

The charitable sector has not been spared by the sharp decline in economic activity brought on by COVID-19, write Sean Speer and Brian Dijkema in a memo to the Department of Finance. These "shock absorbers" for society need support in order to continue their crucial work.

"We recommend that the federal and provincial governments adopt a matching funds model as the primary means of allocating and distributing immediate-term support to Canadian charities."

Topics: Charity, COVID-19