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Disruptive Times Require Skilled Changemakers

Posted by Liz Weaver in February 2019

In this paper, Liz Weaver describes three elements that every changemaker needs when approaching complex challenges - a mindset shift, an agile and adaptable approach, and knowledge and skills in each of the five interconnected practice areas.

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The Canada Learning Bond is a Powerful Tool for Poverty Reduction

Posted by Joe March on May 19, 2016

The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) is a federal grant of up to $2,000 available to children born 2004 or laterwho are living in families with lower incomes. As a kick start to education savings, the CLB can have a powerful transformative effect on families by motivating success in school, improving high-school completion rates and helping students choose a path to post-secondary education and training.

SmartSAVER works with family facing community agencies across Canada to help them teach thousands of families how they can access free money for their children’s future education.

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