On paper, WE Charity could have been the best partner to implement the federal government's student grant program. But the failure to be transparent eroded the public's trust and led to its demise.
The growth of private foundations in Canada has occurred at the expense of government tax revenue. Philanthropic donations are dollars that have been redirected away from universal social services.
Charities played a vital role in the reconstruction of post-war Britain. But they had a very different relationship with the government.
Social distancing has made giving to the poor – an obligation under Islam – harder this Ramadan. Meanwhile Muslim nonprofits are feeling the strain of the economic downturn.
People can work together without talking about fighting an enemy.
With events cancelled, charity shops closed and finances stalling, charities in the UK are being hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.
We've set up a single point of contact for foreign disasters, we could do if for Australian disasters as well.
The scandals that engulfed Save the Children UK and Oxfam in 2018 took a combination of tenacious journalism and social media activism to break open.
Save the Children's reputation appeared to bounce back faster than Oxfam's after public perception of both groups soured around the same time.
Proposed laws in Queensland would stymie the work of charities. But if they're tested in court, they'd probably be constitutionally invalid.
Environmental charities are worried about speaking out about climate change during the upcoming federal campaign for fear Elections Canada will consider their activities as "partisan."
Questions are being raised about the charitable nature of the ACL's fundraising campaign for the rugby star.
Charity law is quite strict when it comes to giving back donations that have already been made.
From bake sales to office Olympics, fundraising for Red Nose Day can boost staff morale and lets employees support a good cause.
Several countries — namely Austria, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and Switzerland — have removed tax benefits for charitable donations. Here's why Canada should follow suit.
Research shows just 16% of nonprofit organisations disclose their finances. The sector needs more accountability, not less.
Donations from the Donald J. Trump Foundation to Charities Hosting Events at Mar-a-Lago violate the spirit but not the letter of federal tax law.
Why isn’t the third sector telling us more about whether what it does, works?
Small charities aren't like small companies, and the way they operate may pose greater risks under GDPR than for others.
New research shows how the charity sector has been sidelined in the Transforming Rehabilitation programme.