The public want transparency when it comes to charity spending. In our new free report, we uncover what our most recent Charity Awareness Monitor research revealed about how the public think the ideal...
White Paper: CanadaHelps on Growing Your Monthly Donors Monthly donors are critical to helping your organization plan efficiently, invest wisely and raise more money. The paper will teach you important guiding principles to building a solid Monthly Giving program, and getting more of your dedicated supporters to say, “YES” to monthly giving.
Monthly donors are critical to helping your organization plan efficiently, invest wisely and raise more money. Our free white paper will teach you important guiding principles to building a solid Mont...
PUBLISHED TODAY -- The Greenbelt: Protecting and Cultivating a Great Ontario Treasure by Burkhard Mausberg. Check out this beautiful coffee-table book as it's a portrait of Ontario's Greenbelt and the people who nurture it - the largest and most protected peri-urban landscape in the world. Available from Amazon, your local independent bookstore or at numerous book events across southern Ontario. ... See MoreSee Less
Have plans for this Saturday afternoon? Interested in the environment and the organizations protecting it? Drop by Toronto Metro Hall between noon and 4:00 and check out Sustainable Youth Canada's Fair. If you do be sure to stop in at the Sustainability Network table and say hello to Jeffrey Xu our YMCA Eco Intern extraordinaire. ... See MoreSee Less
Announcement: Transport Futures - Road Pricing Leadership Summit
Road pricing is a green economic tool that has made headlines in Ontario recently: the QEW HOT Lanes pilot project and 407 East/412 tolls began whereas Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway tolls were put off.
The Summit takes place on May 12, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in downtown Toronto. Sustainability Network Digest subscribers receive a 10% discount. Use code (DC) SNWK3 when registering.
InvestEco's Andrew Heintzman last night at the sold out Sustainability Network Green Economy Perspectives event at CSI in Toronto. Thanks to our program partner Sustainability CoLab and our funder the Ivey Foundation for making this series such a great success. Stay tuned for the next speaker! ... See MoreSee Less
*** NEW MONTHLY FEATURE Each month we'll highlight one of the Beginnings audio stories where those who were there tell the story behind the development of environmental protection in Ontario ***
Beginnings: This Month - Greenpeace: Stories From The Trenches
Beginnings is a project initiated by the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Environmental Bill of Rights. It captures the stories and memories of some of the people who were involved in the significant environmental events and organizations.
White Paper: Employee Morale and Retention in the Nonprofit Sector
Employee engagement and retention are two of the most critical elements in building a successful, sustainable nonprofit organization. As part of the award assessment process for the Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice (NEOC) Award, participants completed an Employee Committee Survey. This survey provides insights into how employees truly feel about their workplace. This white paper highlights the findings of three categories from the 2015 survey that have a direct impact on employee morale and retention: employee engagement, leadership and personal enjoyment.
Free Webinar THIS FRIDAY from the Alliance for the Great Lakes. ED Joel Brammeier and VP Policy Molly Flanagan on the Great Lakes, US Federal Policy, and How to Take Action. Friday March 31 at noon Eastern. ... See MoreSee Less
Join Joel Brammeier, Alliance for the Great Lakes President & CEO, and Molly Flanagan, the Alliance's Vice President for Policy, for an important update on Great Lakes policy news at this lunchtime we...
Wondering how to integrate storylines served up nightly to millions of people – on shows like “Games of Thrones” and “Jane the Virgin” and in movies like “Hidden Figures” – into your strategic communications? How about in a way that is effective, reaches beyond the bubble, isn’t time consuming and doesn’t cost a dime? This report offers: - Guidance on how to use the power of pop culture strategically to engage people around important causes; - Inspiration and best practices to help groups harness the power of pop culture as part of their integrated strategic communication efforts; and - Resources to learn more and do more.
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.