Susan Manwaring comments on the Federal Government’s proposed changes on how charities can fund third-party organizations

May 4, 2022 | Susan M. Manwaring | Toronto

Canadian Lawyer "Ottawa proposes changes to how charities can fund third-party organizations"

This article discusses the changes proposed by the Federal Government to make it easier for charitable organizations to provide grant money to third-party organizations within Canada and abroad.

The current rules are “complicated and quite onerous” and counter to how Canada does international development work, says Manwaring. “It’s similarly unattractive if a Canadian charity – particularly a settler-based Canadian charity – is working with an Indigenous organization and suggesting they’re going to direct and control the activity. It’s quite problematic.”

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