In addition to sitting on the steering committee of the Toronto Nonprofit Network (TNN), SPT also participates on several city-wide strategy tables that support the work of community and social service organizations, and we advocate strongly for the sector during budget season and throughout the year.
NOT-FOR-PROFIT RECOGNITION DAY
On October 5, 2022, we supported TNN in recognizing Toronto’s third Not-for-Profit Recognition Day. The day focussed on celebrating our sector’s transformational role in Toronto, making the city a vibrant, connected, safe and healthier place to live, and on spatial justice...
NEW SECTOR RECOGNITION
Earlier this year, we supported TNN in celebrating Ontario’s first-ever Nonprofit Sector Appreciation Week (Feb. 14–20, 2022). With a provincial election less than six months away at the time, TNN asked the sector to amplify its call for candidates and parties to prioritize us in their platforms, and the Ontario Nonprofit Network’s call for immediate action to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and restrictions on us.
FRANCES LANKIN AWARD ON HOLD
After a decade of celebrating outstanding nonprofit sector leadership with our annual Frances Lankin Award, we’ve recognized that the nomination and selection processes need a review in order to make them more equitable.
We want to take time and get this right, so we put the Award on hold this year. We look forward to providing an update on this work soon. In the meantime, you can learn about previous recipients at www.franceslankinaward.com