Leadership

Seven ways to break down workplace silos

Written By: Sondi Bruner
November 5, 2012

Does your organization suffer from silos?

The skinny on SoJo: An online platform to help you convert ideas for social good into action

Written By: Jodie Shupac
October 18, 2012

A new online platform for sharing information is helping new innovators convert ideas for social good into action.

A gradual impact: Inspiring tomorrow’s leaders through higher education

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
October 17, 2012

Carleton University is launching a new Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership degree and graduate diploma in the summer of 2013.

Why RFPs should be a nonprofit leader's best friend

Written By: Jonathan Bennett
October 16, 2012

Learn how to create winning RFPs by following these ten tips.

Back from the brink: How nonprofits bounce back from crippling funding cuts

Written By: Sondi Bruner
October 11, 2012

Despite the potential volatility of funding dollars, it is possible for nonprofits to recover from financial trauma and bounce back.

Must-have mobile apps for nonprofit professionals

Written By: Claire Kerr
October 4, 2012

Here are some suggestions for useful professional apps to get you started.

Community foundations release Vital Signs reports today

Written By: Lee Rose
October 2, 2012

CharityVIllage profiles Vital Signs of five communities across Canada

Vital Signs 2012: Calgary

Written By: Nikki Reimer
October 2, 2012

Calgary is a study in contradictions. Welcome to the paradoxical Heart of the New West.

Vital Signs 2012: Clayoquot Sound

Written By: Sondi Bruner
October 2, 2012

Each year, more than half a million visitors flock to Vancouver Island's Clayoquot Sound for sun, sand and surf. Yet even paradise has a dark side.

Vital Signs 2012: Halifax

Written By: Susan Fish
October 2, 2012

This is the first year Vital Signs has included the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), the largest municipal region in Atlantic Canada. It revealed some surprising findings.

Vital Signs 2012: Montreal

Written By: Jodie Shupac
October 2, 2012

Montreal’s Vital Signs report touches on a number of important issues, highlighting concerns that include high education drop-out rates.

Vital Signs 2012: Toronto

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
October 2, 2012

The Toronto Community Foundation’s Vital Toronto Fund is made up of three grant programs that support solutions to issues identified in its annual Vital Signs Report.

The politics of advocacy: Are charities apathetic or afraid?

Written By: Heather Yundt
October 1, 2012

What the international community's approach to advocacy by charities can teach Canadian organizations.

Ready to lead and not ready to leave: The demographic conundrum

Written By: Susan Fish
September 27, 2012

You might think it’s a good problem to have: too many capable leaders. Unfortunately, the situation can backfire.

A conversation with Cathy Hawara – Director General of the Charities Directorate

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
September 24, 2012

An interview with Cathy Hawara, the Director General of the Canada Revenue Agency's Charities Directorate.

Are nonprofit staff taking on too much?

Written By: Susan Fish
September 20, 2012

What happens when employees are asked to take on duties that are well beyond the scope of their job?

Nonprofit Innovation Awards celebrate innovation (and failure) in Calgary

Written By: Nikki Reimer
September 18, 2012

Winners of the Calgary Nonprofit Innovation Awards discuss the keys to innovative success - and why failure is valuable learning tool.

Let’s work together: The potential for cross-sectoral collaboration

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
September 17, 2012

Is cross-sectoral collaboration a realistic approach to solving real world problems?

For the public good: The pros and cons of going pro bono

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
September 10, 2012

Is pro bono work too good to be true?

Governance Q&A: Preparing for changes to bylaws

Written By: Jane Garthson
September 5, 2012

The Canadian Nonprofit Corporations Act is coming into effect in 2014. Is your organization ready?

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