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Join the ECVO Board

If you believe in the value of Edmonton’s nonprofit sector and you would like be part of ECVO’s change agenda, we have a chair for you at our boardroom table. ECVO is looking for energetic, passionate people to: Influence policy decisions impacting the nonprofit sector Build community networks Act as change catalysts in the community …

The ECVO Leadership Series presents: High Spirits

Executive Directors, you’re invited to a night of insightful conversation, beer and delicious appetizers. This High Spirits event is your chance to connect and chat with fellow Executive Directors and learn about their experience in the nonprofit sector. The theme of this High Spirits event is combatting burnout in non-profit leaders. Research finds many nonprofit …

The Benefits of being a Partnership Broker, with Executive Director Debbie Clark

To solve complex societal issues, more organizations are turning to collaboration, especially cross-sector partnerships. While receiving input from many different sectors is valuable, it can be difficult to adjudicate every opinion and personality that enters the partnership. The worst case scenario is making the effort to bring these voices together, but results falling short of …

Principles, Not Playbooks Drive Partnerships

By Jocelyne Daw  Multi-stakeholder partnerships are more and more seen as a key way to tackle the complicated and complex challenges we face as a society. I am a great champion of the power of partnership and believe that they can really make a significant difference. However, too many collaborations jump head first into the …

Partnership Brokers Training

  Partnerships and collective impact initiatives are multiplying in Canada as cross-sectional collaborators come together to address complex social issues. Partnering can be highly challenging to those involved and often fall short of expectations. A successful partnership requires highly skilled individuals that have the tools and skills to facilitate cross-sectorial collaborations. Partnership Brokers Training will …

Membership Button for ECVO Members.

Are you an ECVO Member? We have created an ECVO membership button for you to display on your website! ECVO members are a collective voice working together to empower, strengthen and sustain the regions nonprofit sector. By placing this button on your website, you’re proudly showcasing your membership to the largest nonprofit network in Edmonton. …

Five Reasons to Sign Up for Partnership Brokers Training this Fall

By Jocelyne Daw If you want to travel fast, travel alone. If you want to travel far, travel together” –African Proverb  It can be said that partnering creates a whole that is significantly greater than the sum of the individual parts, and in the process builds greater value than any one partner could achieve on their …

What you need to know about working in the nonprofit sector

In some ways, working in the nonprofit is similar to working for a typical business: they maintain similar departments like administration, human resources and management and employees are expected to have the same skill sets as they would working for-profit. The major difference of course, is the bottom line. A nonprofit’s goal is to further …