Leadership

CharityVillage LIVE: Building a culture of innovation

Written By: CharityVillage
September 5, 2012

This CharityVillage LIVE Conversation features John Paul de Silva discussing innovation in the nonprofit sector.

What’s your nonprofit’s impact?

Written By: Brock Smith
September 4, 2012

Nonprofits are increasingly expected to measure impact - but what are funders really looking for?

Share one, share all: Moving toward transparency

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
August 27, 2012

Can technological innovations improve transparency in the nonprofit sector?

Reporting fundraising expenses

Written By: John Suart
August 21, 2012

Canadians think charities have a long way to go when it comes to reporting fundraising expenses. How does your organization measure up?

Building a culture of innovation

Written By: John Paul de Silva
August 20, 2012

The business world is abuzz with innovation. Why is it so important?

On the horizon: A sector council for nonprofits in Nova Scotia

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
August 9, 2012

Nonprofits in Nova Scotia are partnering with the provincial government to create a new sector council.

Governance Q&A: When it's time to blow the whistle

Written By: Jane Garthson
August 8, 2012

When is it appropriate to take action against your organization?

Evolve or Die: Why and how nonprofits are thinking differently about our organizations

Written By: Patricia Evans and Barbara Grantham
August 6, 2012

The underlying financial model for many nonprofits across the country is shifting. Is your organization ready for the change?

Getting more bang for your consultation buck

Written By: Susan Fish
July 23, 2012

Find out how to make the consultation process worthwhile and get more bang for your consultation buck.

Ethics Q&A: Criticizing your organization

Written By: Jane Garthson
July 4, 2012

Is it ever appropriate to publicly criticize an organization you work or volunteer with?

D is for Disenchantment: How nonprofits are losing out

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
July 3, 2012

Disenchantment in the nonprofit sector is not a new issue. What can be done to prevent it?

Moving forward on nonprofit labour force issues

Written By: Tanara Pickard
June 21, 2012

What progress has been made since Imagine Canada's National Summit six months ago?

Redefining ourselves: Building a foundational narrative for the nonprofit sector

Written By: Michelle Jondreau
June 21, 2012

Is the Canadian nonprofit sector still struggling to find its voice?

Championing sustainable financing: Progress following the National Summit

Written By: David Venn
June 19, 2012

What progress has been made since Imagine Canada's National Summit six months ago?

The balanced scorecard: From strategic plan to effective execution

Written By: John Paul de Silva
June 12, 2012

To effectively and comprehensively execute a strategic plan, organizations should create a balanced scorecard.

Why DiverseCity Counts

Written By: Brock Smith
June 6, 2012

New report reveals why diversity in leadership on nonprofit boards matters.

Harnessing the potential of cross-sector partnerships

Written By: Dave Nanderam
May 24, 2012

Practical advice to help your organization tap into high-calibre volunteers.

Governance Q&A: The charismatic founder

Written By: Jane Garthson
March 5, 2012

This article addresses how staff and board members can help the charismatic founder of an organization to gracefully move away from a leadership position.

The case for interim staff leadership

Written By: Jack Shand
January 3, 2012

At times when the chief staff executive position suddenly becomes vacant and the issues before the board seem too large, too overwhelming, and too systemic to be fixed without a different approach, it may be appropriate to consider interim management.

Be it resolved: Four tips for better meetings

Written By: Karyn Dumble
January 3, 2012

It's time to take a fresh look at meetings and the amount of time you spend in meetings each week. Here are four resolutions that will get your meetings off on the right foot.

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