The purpose of this study was to identify the impact of the current global economic recession on nonprofit community social service agencies in Ontario, and ultimately, to assess the capacity of the sector to respond to current and emerging community needs. This survey is intended to be the first stage of an ongoing research and assessment process that will allow the SPNO to monitor the ongoing impact of the recession on agencies in Ontario.
The objectives of this project were:
1. To investigate the impact of the economic recession on the capacity of nonprofit community social service agencies in Ontario to respond to existing and emerging community needs.