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Non-profit organizations create positive social, environmental and economic impacts for their communities. At the same time, they are expected to be role models whose own staff and operations "walk the talk" in terms of sustainability. This can be a challenge given limited time, support and funding. Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations and The Natural Step Canada are excited to offer the 2018 NGO Sustaina... Read more
What can your experiences tell the non-profit community about overcoming failure? At Fail Safe 2018, we’re connecting leaders from non-profits, businesses, and the public sector for open and honest discussions about embracing and overcoming failure. Fail Safe 2018 has two basic themes:
Is your organization looking to update its bylaws to stay current in an evolving non-profit sector? In Spring 2018, the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations is partnering with the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission to deliver an interactive Bylaws Lab with non-profits registered under the Societies Act. Representatives from Edmonton non-profits will gather on four separate occasions to work through updating their bylaws while learning the best practices of doing so. The Lab dates are to be determined, but will likely be held in late-Q1... Read more
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:
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 staff are at risk of burnout, given the tendency towards greater emotional involvement in their work and the feeling that what they do has direct impact on others. Join Ione Challborn (CMHA Edmonton Region) ... Read more