Reopening your Workplace by Jo Anne Langshaw, MAS VC

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The Premier of Ontario recently announced a 3-phased plan to support the gradual reopening of the province. As we await confirmation of dates, non-essential workplaces look forward to re-opening and not-for-profit organizations need to be prepared to deal with the new-normal thrust upon us by COVID-19. Since mid-March, most non-essential workers have been away from […]

Financial Reforecasting by Brian Traquair, MAS VC

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  Every organization, and every family for that matter, is trying to understand the financial impact of the pandemic. In such times, we need to adapt our approach so that we can prepare for an uncertain future. We all want to protect and preserve our not-for-profits through this crisis. When so many things have changed […]

Risk Management by Chris Govern

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  Today I want to focus on the role of the board in risk management.  All boards must have an understanding of the key risks in the organization and how those risks are managed. The Board should start by demonstrating good risk management through appropriate governance practices, including effective oversight. Beyond that, the role of […]

15 best free apps for your organization

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Non-profits can definitely put their best foot forward by using these free apps. From time-saving scheduling apps, creative tools and analytics we have found many teams benefits by checking out these top marketing apps. HootSuite – This Canadian, timesaving social media dashboard tool allows staff to schedule 30 posts in advance for free to up to […]

What a 2019 non-profit marketing skills student learns.

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I regularly meet with people looking to make a career change or with students who are eager to chart a career path in the charitable sector. It’s not surprising as with over 170,000 non-profits in Canada, employing over 2 million people (not including volunteers) the sector is a vibrant, innovative and often rewarding place to […]