Agents of Nonprofit

Connect For Good: Canadian Nonprofit Resources with Sara Hoshooley

February 19, 2024 Alexander Lapa Season 1 Episode 101
Agents of Nonprofit
Connect For Good: Canadian Nonprofit Resources with Sara Hoshooley
Agents of Nonprofit
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Show Notes

In this episode of Agents of Nonprofit, I sit down with Sara Hoshooley, the visionary behind Connect for Good, a groundbreaking platform reshaping the Canadian nonprofit landscape. From her unexpected entry into the sector during the 2008 financial crisis to her passion for bridging the resource gap, Sara shares insights into her journey and the mission driving Connect for Good.

Topics We Cover:

  • Sara Hoshooley's accidental immersion into the nonprofit world during the 2008 financial crisis, leading to impactful volunteer work in Belize and grassroots fundraising initiatives.
  • Sara's response to the scarcity of resources and connections within the Canadian nonprofit sector, addressing challenges faced by small nonprofits and businesses seeking to engage with them
  • The inclusive and accessible nature of Connect for Good
  • Nuances of the Canadian nonprofit landscape: language considerations, regional differences, and the platform's broader scope compared to similar initiatives like Tech Soup
  • Expanding awareness, forging partnerships with nonprofit serving businesses
  • Anticipation for future city launches, including Toronto in summer 2024, and the collective impact Connect for Good aims to achieve in the Canadian nonprofit sector


To Learn More and Connect with Sara:
https://connectforgood.ca/

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