Supporting Small and Medium Organizations, Educators and Canadian youth

The Spur Change program is a 5-year initiative, funded by Global Affairs Canada, which aims to:

  • increase the effectiveness of Canadian small and medium organizations (SMOs) to deliver sustainable results in support of the Feminist International Assistance Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals;
  •  increase the engagement of Canadian SMOs in international development;
  • increase the engagement of Canadians youth, as global citizens.

Program Facts

Individuals reached through youth events and comms tools
Resources available online
People accessed online resources

Events & Calendar

Coming January 2021
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Join us virtually, Mar. 9-10-11, 2021

Spur Change has many capacity-building opportunities coming up this fall. Check back again soon!

Set Criteria to Benefit from the Program

All Canadian SMOs that fit the following GAC criteria are invited to participate in our programming:

  • The consolidated revenue in the organization’s financial statements is equal to or less than $10 million (this limitation does not apply to educational institutions)
  • The organization does not have annual overseas expenditures exceeding $2 million in development assistance (i.e. projects administered with the promotion of the economic development and welfare of developing countries as their main objective – regardless of the funding source)
  • SMOs can be civil society organizations, education institutions, private sector or social enterprises
  • SMOs must be legally incorporated in Canada

All educators across Canada interested in and committed to inspiring and engaging their school communities towards meaningful, effective and sustainable action on global issues are invited to participate.

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