Non-profit Sector Participation in Infrastructure Planning and Development

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The Building Stronger Communities: Non-profit Sector Participation in Infrastructure Planning and Development study explores the unique contribution non-profits can make to public infrastructure as a result of their close connections to community. It discusses the benefits of, barriers to and trends in non-profit participation in public infrastructure development in Canada, the US and UK.

 

Non-profits have played a vital role in building communities. This study examines the unique contribution non-profit organizations can make to public infrastructure as a result of their close connections to community. Non-profits are able to leverage non-traditional sources of funds, generate social and financial returns on investment, and tailor infrastructure solutions to local needs.

 

To read this joint VanCity Community Foundation & Infrastructure Canada Report, please visit the VanCity website

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