Shared Platforms

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Shared Platforms

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What is a shared platform?

The shared platform is an innovative model for emerging projects that fosters collaboration and eliminates administrative barriers, allowing projects to focus on their community work.

The term shared platform is commonly used to describe a situation where an organization adopts and provides a legal home for a project or initiative that is unincorporated and does not have its own legal status.

The shared platform model offers an alternative to incorporating or obtaining charitable registration in the nonprofit sector.

In its simplest terms, the shared platform is an efficient sharing of capacity and nurturing of emerging leadership, and it allows innovative projects to achieve extraordinary impacts in communities across Canada. Working with our communities and adapting to meet changing needs is essential for the renewal of our sector.