Good to Great’  is an organizational capacity building program funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation that provides an opportunity for ENGOs to consider, develop and implement strategies to significantly increase their impact through Direct Management Assistance (DMA) and Learning Networks.

Learning Networks

Learning Networks are an intensive residential learning format for environmental leaders that address both management skills and leadership development. Sessions occur over several days every six months. They take place in a rural, residential, retreat-like atmosphere and involve a dozen or so key leaders. To learn more about Learning Network, click here.

Direct Management Assistance (DMA)

The DMA program provides Good to Great organizations with support to enable them to work with an experienced consultant or resource person over many months on processes that build organizational capacity and enhance organizational effectiveness. Consultants are selected by the organizations but paid for by the Sustainability Network.

The Sustainability Network is proud to offer the Good to Great Project with funding support from:

Past Events

Good to Great 2014-2015

The six participating organizations are:



Good to Great 2012-2013

The seven participating organizations were:


Good to Great 2010-2011

The six participating organizations were:

Manigotagan River