The old adage, 'you have to spend money to make money' is just as true in the nonprofit sector as it is in the business world. But figuring out how much an organization should spend on fundraising is tricky, especially when there are so many hidden costs to factor in. Find out where those hidden costs lie and how to budget for them in this week's cover story. [Read more...]
Each month, veteran human resources consultant Tim Rutledge answers your questions about recruitment, employee retention, and all topics related to human resources management. This month, he offers advice on how to determine the appropriate salary for a newly created position. [Read more...]
Arthur and Sonia Labatt make $30 million donation to SickKids
Study examines business contributions to communities
Federal government invests millions in spinal cord research
Nonprofit employees failing to save for retirement
Salvation Army raises $22 million through 2006 Christmas campaign
New process for registering charitable organizations in Alberta
Winnipeg businessman pledges $1 million to human rights museum
Canadians display more tolerance than other nations
Report helps nonprofits move people from knowledge to action
Scotiabank employees rally to support United Way of Greater Toronto
BC coalition seeks people with disabilities for research initiative
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Funding for leadership development programs at The Banff Centre
Funding to assist participants from registered Canadian charities to attend Leadership Development programs at The Banff Centre is available through the generous support of an anonymous donor. This funding does not apply to organizations with a focus on the arts. Programs must be taken by June 30, 2007.
We've added Silent, live or online: Which style of auction is best?, in which Judy Allen looks at some of the advantages and disadvantages of hosting an auction. [Read more...]
We've added PlanetFriendly.net, a site that focuses on bringing people together over ideas that matter. It includes articles, resources and event planning tools, including guides on how to organize and promote a successful event, and how to make the most of events and meetings. [Read more...]
Step It Up T.O. (Local: Toronto, ON)
Step It Up T.O. focuses on removing the barriers that have disadvantaged specific groups of youth from participating in physical activity by encouraging them to become proactive advocates of healthy living.
Caribbean Unity Foundation Inc. (International: Toronto, ON)
The foundation was founded in 1994 to help facilitate small scale businesses in the Caribbean community and train young people in the field of business to develop their entrepreneurial skills and supplement their income.
Healing Streams (Local: Kitchener, ON)
Healing Streams professionals and staff provide restoring, refreshing, and resourcing for Christian organizations, their leaders, and family members. This is achieved through conferences, seminars, consulting, professional counselling, and spiritual direction.
Saskatchewan Eco-Network (Regional: Saskatoon, SK)
The Saskatchewan Eco-Network (SEN) is the province's network of environmental NGOs. SEN serves its membership through communication, networking and capacity building opportunities.
CoRe Conflict Resolution Society (Local: Vancouver, BC)
The society directs the CoRe Clinic, a student-run mediation clinic housed at UBC Faculty of Law. The CoRe Clinic provides affordable and pro bono mediation and conflict resolution services. CoRe aims to make consensual conflict resolution accessible to all.
We've added LetterExpert. Whether you want to complain, send a thank-you, craft a fundraising letter, request a pay increase, or deliver some news, this site will help you. It includes advice, articles and all sorts of sample letters written by professional journalists and experts. [Read more...]
We've added Raising More Money with Newsletters Than You Ever Thought Possible, by Tom Ahern, which focuses on the seven fatal flaws found in most donor newsletters and how you can correct them. [Read more...]
We've added the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, an organization of accounting educators, professional accountants and others who are involved in, or concerned about, research and education in accounting and related areas. [Read more...]
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For new jobs, every single business day, visit the Career Centre at Charity Village. We've posted more than 60,000 positions in the sector and you can find all of the current ones here. [Read more...]
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