The Voluntary Sector Initiative (VSI) was a unique undertaking between the Government of Canada and the voluntary sector to enhance their relationship and strengthen the sector’s capacity. This site contains documents and links to documents that were created during the Initiative. To find out how the Government of Canada and the voluntary sector are working together today please visit Human Resources and Social Development Canada and the Voluntary Sector Forum.
PWGSC helps small and medium businesses to compete for government contracts!
PWGSC selects contractors based on value for the federal government. Your non-profit, voluntary sector organization may offer
a good or service required by the government. You may also choose to register your organizational information in the newly created PWGSC database
Inventory of Effective Practices in Financing and Resourcing of Voluntary Sector Organizations in Canada is a database of successful practices of voluntary organizations. Download the following Accord & Codes related materials:
Codes of Good Practice
Participating in Federal Public Policy: A Guide for the Voluntary Sector is a resource to help voluntary organizations participate in federal public policy development.
Download tools to assist technology grantmakers and grantseekers assess needs & make compelling requests for technology funding.