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Charity, nonprofit or social enterprise: A primer on the legal definitions that govern our organizations

Written By: Susan Fish
June 19, 2019

If you have ever wondered the true difference between a nonprofit and a charity but were afraid to ask, this article will give you the answers you are looking for.

Joining a board of directors: What new directors should expect

Written By: Matt Fullbrook
June 12, 2019

If you are thinking about joining a board of directors, you'll want to read this first.

Playing politics with charities: Is unfettered political advocacy by charities a good thing?

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
March 20, 2019

In light of a recent ruling by the CRA, we look at two views on political advocacy by charities.

Six steps to being an awesome treasurer

Written By: Gordon Holley
March 6, 2019

Are you an awesome treasurer? Follow these six tips to become one!

The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Board fundraising for a non-fundraising board with Emma Lewzey

Written By: CharityVillage
February 13, 2019

Is your board afraid of fundraising? Find out how to help them get more comfortable in this episode of our podcast.

The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Legal mistakes your small charity is making and how to fix them with Mark Blumberg

Written By: The Good Partnership
October 9, 2018

In this episode of the podcast, charity lawyer Mark Blumberg discusses common legal pitfalls made by small organizations.

Government appeal: Federal government plans to appeal recent ruling on political advocacy for charities

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
October 3, 2018

The recent ruling opening the door to allowing charities to pursue unlimited political advocacy is being appealed by the federal government.

The Small Nonprofit Podcast: Succession planning when there is no one to succeed you with Lianne Picot

Written By: The Good Partnership
September 13, 2018

In the second episode of The Small Nonprofit Podcast, Lianne Picot discusses how to implement succession planning when there is no one to succeed you.

Interim leadership: What it is and why it's beneficial

Written By: Third Sector Company
July 11, 2018

If you are preparing for a leadership transition at your organization, you may want to consider hiring an interim leader.

BC Societies Act: The transition is in full swing

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
May 16, 2018

If your organization is based in BC, you need to be up to date on changes to the BC Societies Act.

Overcoming Founder's Syndrome: Practical tips for founders, boards of directors and employees

Written By: Susan Fish
May 2, 2018

These tips will help founders, boards of directors and staff prevent and deal with Founder's Syndrome.

Learning to let go: Understanding Founder's Syndrome

Written By: Susan Fish
April 25, 2018

Is Founder's Syndrome really a problem with the founder, or is it a wider spread organizational issue?

Top Canadian charity law compliance issues for Canadian registered charities

Written By: Mark Blumberg
April 11, 2018

Is your charity at risk of making some of the top compliance errors affecting Canadian charities?

BC Societies Act Transition: What you need to know

Written By: Chris Adams-Brush
February 21, 2018

Are you ready for the changes to the BC Societies Act?

Cyber security and privacy risk: Vulnerability in the nonprofit and charitable sector

Written By: BMS Canada Risk Services Ltd.
February 7, 2018

Is your organization at risk of a cyber security or data breach?

Top five reasons nonprofit organizations need insurance

Written By: Volunteer Canada
July 28, 2017

Does your organization need insurance coverage? Find out in this article from Volunteer Canada.

Charitable Receipting: Do's and don'ts for Canadian registered charities

Written By: Mark Blumberg
May 17, 2017

Is your organization incorrectly issuing tax receipts? Find out in this article from charity lawyer Mark Blumberg.

Critical financial internal controls that could shelter the homeless and feed the hungry

Written By: Gordon Holley
March 15, 2017

Find out how board members can best prevent fraud and theft at their nonprofit or charity.

Minimizing the risk of a data breach: A guide for nonprofit organizations

Written By: Angela Byrne
March 8, 2017

New legislation makes it more important than ever to avoid a data breach.

The Canada Revenue Agency gets transparent…and pictographic!

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
March 1, 2017

We discuss the new CRA Report on the Charities Program 2015-2016 with several industry experts.

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