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Beth Kanter, internationally recognized nonprofit expert, will be conducting a workshop in Edmonton on May 10, 2017 based on her book, The Networked Nonprofit. This workshop will help nonprofits to achieve greater impact for their cause. Kanter will illustrate vividly how engaging in networks requires organizations to focus more on their mission within the community, than on the singular success of their own organization. In a highly interactive setting Kanter will show how digital tools help... Read more
April 23 - 29 is a week set aside to recognize the contributions of volunteers across Canada. With over 12.7 million Canadians volunteering 13.3 million hours yearly, there are lots of reasons to celebrate. A recent press release from Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture and Tourism reminds us that "there is not a single Albertan whose life has not been touched by the contributions of a volunteer." On Saturday, April 22, Edmonton kicked off National Volunteer Week at West Edmonton Mall with ECVO... Read more
If you are considering applying for status as a registered charity in Canada you will want to read a series of blog posts from Mark Blumberg, a partner in the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto. He works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law. In "What is the chance of your Canadian charity application succeeding?" Blumberg h... Read more