Canadian Non-Profits Facing Uncertainty

Although the federal government has announced funding for food security and non-profits, the unprecedented demand due to COVID19 continues to strain social supports. North York Harvest, whose Executive Director Ryan Noble is a TFPC member, noted a 42% increase in demand for emergency food.

“Ontario’s network of 58,000 non-profit organizations, which also includes arts, culture, recreation and sports organizations is asking Queen’s Park to help bridge a $680 million shortfall due to the health crisis.”

Non-profits have been essential in helping provide assistance to communities struggling during COVID19 but many are facing uncertainty with some closing their doors for good.

Read the article here https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/05/08/ontarios-58000-non-profits-call-for-680-million-provincial-stabilization-fund-to-weather-covid-19-pandemic.html