Sarah Fitzpatrick authors article on development of hybrid organizations in Canada

September 26, 2022 | Sarah Fitzpatrick | Vancouver

The Philanthropist, "Hybrid organizations: The Canadian landscape"

The article considers the question of whether an organization should be able to have social impact while generating profit.

The voluntary sector would benefit from a comprehensive analysis of how charities and non-profit organizations can carry out revenue-generating activities through separate corporate vehicles, how those vehicles should be structured, and whether there is a need or a space for hybrid organizations. Further, if hybrid organizations are recommended, it would be preferable for there to be uniform legislation adopted across Canada, to allow for consistency between the different jurisdictions and ease the adoption and regulation of these entities.

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