Tools & Tips

Greening the sector: How to create a more environmentally sustainable nonprofit office

Written By: Susan Fish
April 18, 2018

We spoke with environmental organizations to find out what sustainability practices have worked in their offices - and how you can bring these same practices to your organization.

Free essential software guide for nonprofits: Essential productivity tools

Written By: Kasra Zokaei
April 11, 2018

Part one of the free essential software guide for nonprofits covers essential productivity tools.

How to give feedback that engages and motivates

Written By: Anne Comer
February 21, 2018

How to use the CPR method to provide feedback that will engage and motivate your staff and volunteers.

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?

New nonprofit managers: Leading the way to success

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
January 24, 2018

Leadership coaches weigh in on the most important lessons for new managers.

Creating a more vibrant work space: Ten tips to revitalize your nonprofit office

Written By: Susan Fish
January 10, 2018

Is your nonprofit office less than inspiring? Here are 10 tips to help you create a more vibrant workplace.

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.

Four of the most common insurance claims against nonprofits and how to protect yourself

Written By: Danish Yusuf
July 19, 2017

Don't put your organization at risk unnecessarily! Protect yourself against these common pitfalls.

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.

Good governance: Setting the tone for your organization's brand

Written By: Serge Buy and Christopher Frantz
May 10, 2017

Good governance is the building block of a strong brand for your organization.

Listen up! Are you letting these barriers derail your listening skills?

Written By: Eileen Chadnick
April 19, 2017

Are your listening skills as good as they could be?

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.

When passion for work goes too far: How to avoid burnout

Written By: Anne Comer
February 22, 2017

How can you avoid burnout when passion for your work creates an imbalance between work and life?

When the charitable sector lacks charity: Bullying in the nonprofit workplace

Written By: Susan Fish
February 1, 2017

Could a bullying staff member be putting your organization at risk?

Virtual collaboration superheroes and answers to your webinar questions

Written By: Ben Ziegler
January 25, 2017

Ben Ziegler answers questions that came up during our recent webinar on virtual collaboration.

The best board member orientation: How to set your new directors immediately up for success

Written By: Susan Fish
October 5, 2016

Getting new board members up to speed quickly is essential to keep your organization running smoothly.

Effective self-care strategies: How to recharge the right way to avoid burning out

Written By: Susan Fish
July 20, 2016

If you head home at the end of every workday to crash out the couch and binge watch Netflix, you might just need a new strategy for recharging.

Should I stay or should I go? Tips for dealing with a difficult boss

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
April 27, 2016

Career counsellors offer tips on how to deal with a difficult boss.

Recorded webinar: Managing conflict in the workplace

Written By: CharityVillage
April 14, 2016

Get tips on how to manage workplace conflict in this recorded webinar.

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