Category: Charities and Nonprofit Organizations

June 3, 2012

MONEY IS A CONSTANT TOPIC OF CONVERSATION AMONG NONPROFIT LEADERS: HOW MUCH DO WE NEED? WHERE CAN WE FIND IT?

I was passed on a really interesting Stanford research article by a friend of mine, which research has identified 10 nonprofit funding models that are commonly used by some of the largest nonprofits in the United States. I believe these models would be helpful for nonprofits in Canada as well, whether large or small, to […]

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May 1, 2012

BENEFITS AND DRAWBACKS OF GOVERNMENT FUNDING

You might think that in a perfect world the government would provide all of the funding required for endeavors such as scientific research, environmental innovation, jobs programs and social services and private funding would not be required; however, would this be best? I have my own thoughts on this, however, please feel free to check […]

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March 1, 2012

What’s Rave Results being up to?

I am just working on mastering the technology of personalizing my emails, which I understand that I will be able to do once I move from Outlook 2003 to 2007; so please accept my apologies for me not being able to personalize this email to all of you at this time as I am sending […]

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February 1, 2012

Special Events, Sponsorship and Fund-Raiser or Friend-Raiser?

A special event is a one-time event focused on a specific purpose such as a groundbreaking, grand opening or other significant occasion i.e. the life of a library. Special events may also be created for other targeted purposes such as a jobs fair; awards banquet or logo contest. These onetime special events are different from […]

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January 3, 2012

Fast Facts on Canadian Charities

Home › Fast Facts on Canadian CharitiesFast Facts on Canadian Charities·         There are about 80,000 charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/ebci/haip/srch/advancedsearch-eng.action) ·         Nearly half of all donors to charities hold at least one university degree or post-secondary diploma/certificate ·         Almost half of all dollars donated goes to religious organizations, yet the largest number […]

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December 5, 2011

What do the holidays mean to you?

December is a month full of special days. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Three Kings Day, St. Lucia Day, or Ramadan, December offers great opportunities for teaching about our multicultural world. What do the holidays mean to you? It seems like there is so much pressure to give gifts, we end up buying “something […]

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