Date: April 7, 2016
Social finance is attracting increasing attention across Canada, and there is potential for its use in the settlement sector. Benefits of social finance extend well beyond leveraging new sources of funding. Social finance encourages innovation and new forms of collaboration and can help support the sustainability of service delivery organizations, including those in the settlement sector
This 2016 webinar explored how social finance models can lead to improved outcomes for individual newcomers and settlement service provider organizations. The webinar introduced participants to research currently underway on how social finance could be used to assist Canadian newcomers and service provider organizations. The presentation featured prominent social finance models already being used, and those with strong potential to address challenges in the settlement sector.
Presentation topics included:
- A review of potential benefits and implications of a social finance approach
- An overview of social finance models that are relevant to the sector
- Examples of the opportunities and challenges when these models are applied in practice
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