As we head into 2017, the challenge for most organizations will be how to continue inspiring passionate individuals to take action and make their voices heard. This nonprofit advocacy action kit has everything you need to rally your troops and influence policy. Since November 8th, US nonprofits have experienced a surge in supporters and engagement. Become a part of the trend and prepare your 2017 advocacy strategy with this kit. Included are: - 33 advocacy best practices to jumpstart 2017 - 8 customizable advocacy templates to share with constituents and policymakers - the perfect nonprofit thank you note
New Issue: Offord Group Perspectives on Canadian Philanthropy
As part of Offord Group's commitment to conversation and the exchange of ideas as a crucial part of philanthropy, they occasionally ask leaders from the philanthropic sector to contribute their thoughts and opinions on the profession in a yearly free magazine. Just out is "The People Issue". How do we find, hire and retain the best people for our organizations? How can we make the most of our volunteer boards? How do we encourage new ‘talent’ to pursue and advance our work? And how do we advance the leadership of our sector? Three studies are included: - Boards Matter provides hard evidence on the effectiveness of board fundraising across Canada - Talent: How to Get It, How to Keep It compiles the wisdom of 17 of Canada’s most seasoned charitable leaders into five pillars that can help you recruit and retain today’s top talent - Incentive Compensation explores an almost taboo subject — offering monetary compensation for achieving fundraising performance goals.
Nature Canada's Women for Nature program is offering a $1000 Young Nature Leadership grant to encourage youth (under 30) to demonstrate their leadership for nature in celebration of 2017 and the role that nature has played in Canadian culture and identity. Submission deadline March 31st - decisions by May 1. ... See MoreSee Less
Report: Guide to Annual Reports for Nonprofit Organizations
While an Annual Report may be necessary, there's definitely room to approach the traditional annual report in a brand new way. The Guide to Annual Reports for Nonprofit Organizations is loaded with ideas and tips on how to transform your nonprofit's annual report.
Overcoming Hiring Bias: Strategies for Inclusive Recruitment As an employer, accessing the best, most talented people is a key ingredient for success. But what happens if the most talented person is s...
We currently offer a limited number of 50% discounts to employees of environmental NGOs that are located outside the Greater Toronto Area. If you work for an ENGO located within the GTA, we encourage ...
635 board chairs across the U.S. responded to a national study by the Alliance for Nonprofit Management regarding how they prepared for the role as chair and how they understood their leadership roles in relationship to their boards, to their Chief Executive Officers/Executive Directors, and to the communities they serve.
Report: Nonprofits Integrating Community Engagement Guide
The Nonprofits Integrating Community Engagement (NICE) Guide offers information, tools, case studies and other resources to help nonprofit groups develop core competencies on constituent and community engagement. NICE is a joint project of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management (The Alliance) and the Building Movement Project (BMP).
Report: Legacies for Charities in the UK January 2017 Discover more about the current landscape of wills and legacies benefiting charities in the UK in nfpSynergy's latest free research paper. ... See MoreSee Less
Upcoming Tools of Change Webinar: Playa Vista Ability2Change Monday February 24, 2017, 12:00 to 1:30 Eastern Standard Time Cost: $US 50. A limited number of free registrations are available by contacting the registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org. Playa Vista's Ability2Change program is a great example of a targeted, strategic approach to transport behavior change. Presented by Aaron Gaul, Playa Vista Compass (California). More information and registration at: webinars.cullbridge.com/... See MoreSee Less
The Nonprofit Hiring Toolkit explores important steps to the hiring process that, when done well and thoroughly, will help you find and hire the best talent for your open positions.
Hiring decisions are challenging, and engaging in a thorough process requires time and energy. In addition, every hiring decision contains an element of risk and ultimately requires a leap of faith. No matter how well you know your final candidate, it’s impossible to be 100 percent certain how he or she will perform in the new role. However, executing a disciplined, rigorous search process like the one outlined in this tool kit will help to mitigate the risks. This toolkit explores eight steps to the hiring process that, when done well, can lead your organization to making a great hiring decision.
The YMCA Youth Eco Internship Program is an onging support program right across the country but reached out to us because they are looking for ENGOs based in Toronto, Vancouver and St. John's to apply. Fully subsidized 12 week minimum wage internships. To participate, employers must have been in operation for a minimum of 2 years and have a minimum of 5 full-time employees (though some flexibility). Please contact Paul Bubelis email@example.com for more information and a referral. ... See MoreSee Less
The Centre for Buddhism at the University of Toronto is hosting a film series focusing on Buddhism and the environment highlighting the work of three female documentary makers. Many of these films rarely see screenings, and in each case the director or producer will be at the screening for a Q&A. ... See MoreSee Less
The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto has announced a new film series on Buddhism and The Environment. The series will showcase the work of thre...
RESHAPING ENERGY 2017: Opportunities and Impacts of Reducing Canadian GHG Emissions April 11 - April 12 2017 in Ottawa. Merran Smith of Clean Energy Canada, Bruce Lourie of the Ivey Foundation, Len Coad of the Conference Board of Canada, Robert Larocque of the Forest Products Association of Canada, Thomas Mueller of the Canadian Green Building Council and many, many more. AND SAVE 25% off the full registration fee by using rebate code PRM4. ... See MoreSee Less
Check out a free webinar with Theresa McClenaghan of CELA and Cammy Mack on LEAD IN DRINKING WATER: SHARING DETAILS ABOUT ONTARIO'S RESPONSE. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern. ... See MoreSee Less
Lead in drinking water has received significant attention in the Great Lakes Basin over the last 10 years. Recently, lead in Flint, Michigan's drinking water received international attention. In Ontar...
Our friends at the Niagara Sustainability Initiative are holding an impressive Energy Innovation in the Golden Horseshoe Conference. From cap & trade to energy management and innovation. Check it out! ... See MoreSee Less
River Network's River Rally May 8-11 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A national conference for the river and water community brings together hundreds of people from across the United States and Canada. The biggest water-focused event of the year. ... See MoreSee Less