We’re determined to change lives. Since we want to change as many as possible as quickly as possible and are laser-focused on getting bang for our buck, we think strategically about how we target our funding dollars. Here’s the thinking behind our strategy.
In Canada, thousands of kids drop out of school annually, resulting in epidemic numbers failing to realize their potential, spiking crime rates, higher poverty, social assistance, and health care costs, and the greatest socio-economic impact in the educational sphere.
If we target our funding at programs that…
…we’ll help more kids graduate, reduce the dropout rate, and mitigate its exorbitant human and societal costs.
Approximately 35,000 people are homeless on any given night in Canada according to the most recent estimates. In addition to the toll the crisis takes on the dignity, health, and well-being of every homeless person, it also exacts a steep economic and social price.
If we target our funding at…
…we’ll help prevent people from becoming homeless, reduce the amount of time they are homeless, and the harm that affects the health of those who choose to spend their lives on the streets.
If we fund programs offering crisis relief to individuals and families undergoing severely stressful periods, we’ll help relieve the harm to their health and well-being.