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Giving the charitable sector the tools it needs to thrive

Senate of Canada
September 10, 2019

Terry M. Mercer, Ratna Omidvar

Vitally important but long neglected, Canada’s charities, non-profits and voluntary organizations deserve the attention and support of the federal government.
Canada’s 170,000 charities, non-profits and voluntary organizations and their millions of volunteers and staff play an important role in Canadian society. From providing social services to driving research and community development, Canadians experience the impacts of their work every day.

Five Things Canadian Boards Need to Know About Fundraising

AFP Global
July 11, 2019

With 85,000 charities in Canada and board volunteers who bring a wide range of governing experience—sometimes limited or non-existent—to the task, it can be hard to create a one-size-fits-all training that works across the board (so to speak).

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Mitigate Potential Backlash Related To Their Boards And Wealthy Donors

Forbes
Timothy J. McClimon

August 29, 2019

After recent high-profile controversies involving nonprofit organizations and the political views of their board members and wealthy donors, many charities find themselves between a rock and a hard place.

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