COVID-19 resources for the nonprofit and charitable sector

In the wake of recent and unprecedented events related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian nonprofits and charities are under more pressure than ever to provide valuable services while operating under incredibly challenging circumstances. At the same time, it is heartening...

COVID-19: Strengthening partnership in a time of crisis

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on the Imagine Canada blog and is reprinted with permission. Normal everyday life and significant portions of the economy have largely come to a halt due to COVID-19. For many, the services that...

How charity boards can make the move from operations to strategy and governance

One of the biggest challenges for board members of small charities is finding a healthy balance between focusing on operational responsibilities and making time for strategy and governance. It is especially difficult for charities with little or no paid staff,...

The tech you need to get started working remotely

You’re at home again. Working. From. Home. Again. While there’s nothing that this article can do to break the monotony of your four walls or make your kids leave you alone long enough to take a deep breath, we can...

How to smoothly run a professional webinar

CharityVillage has offered free webinars to our audience of nonprofit professionals for almost 10 years now. And with so many people now working remotely and shifting their training and learning online, we’ve had several requests from our webinar participants to...

Pro tips from CharityVillage staff on working from home

Did you know that CharityVillage staff have worked virtually ever since our organization was founded back in 1995? With so many nonprofit professionals switching unexpectedly to remote work, we thought we’d get our team to share their best tips for...

Girls on Boards: An initiative to give young women a voice

As a University of Toronto Commerce student, Khadija Waseem was frustrated that her classes “encouraged young women to be in business, but you still don't see them in decision-making spaces, and you don't see them as the heads of organizations”. Born...

Go from reluctant fundraiser to fundraising superhero

Learn more about this topic at our FREE webinar on March 26, presented in collaboration with The Good Partnership and Keela. Click here for more details and to register. Most people who are saddled with fundraising in small organizations are...

Boost your DEI by embracing community

This article is the fifth in a series. Read the first, second, third and fourth articles. One of the most memorable lessons I learned about engagement was during my time in business school when my professor shared with us the...

How your website relates to Google Grants

Your website is the public face of your nonprofit’s digital marketing presence, and because of this the Google Ad Grants program takes website quality pretty seriously. Google wants to know that your site will provide a helpful and seamless user...