Imagine Canada Membership
Benefits of Imagine Canada Membership
Engagement and Networking
- Stay updated on all our upcoming events, activities, and reports through the weekly e-newsletter, Imagine Matters
- Receive invitations to participate in Imagine Canada events and workshops
- Up-to-the-minute alerts on pressing issues affecting or related to the charitable sector in Canada
- Opportunities to win free registration to Imagine Canada events
- Vote and network at the Annual General Meeting
Education and Resources
- Access to more than 50 training videos and recorded presentations on governance, financial management, staff management and volunteer involvement-related topics
- Visit the (new!) Members' Area to view recorded webinars, access current and archived research and newsletters, and access all of the most important information about your membership, easily and efficiently
- Borrow books, reports, and documents through the Members’ Lending Library*
- Exclusive access to the Ask A Librarian reference service*
* Contact our library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org to take advantage of these services.
- Member pricing for all Imagine Canada events, webinars and workshops
- Save $100 off the price of a subscription to Grant Connect, formerly loved as the Canadian Directory to Foundations and Corporations
- Bulk Grant Connect discounts for members with affiliates
- Proudly recognized as a member on the Imagine Canada website, including a link to your organization’s website
- Member Profiles: Members are featured regularly in Imagine Matters, on our blog and on website (click here to see an example or view the submission form for full details)
- Member Logo to proudly display on your website, annual report, and documents
- New members are welcomed in Imagine Matters
For more information on membership and benefits, download the membership brochure or get in touch with Brynn Clarke, Manager of Member Services by email (email@example.com) or by phone (1-800-263-1178 extension 299).
Did you know that there are 161,000 nonprofilts and charities in Canada?
Did you know that Canada’s nonprofit and voluntary sector is the 2nd largest in the world?
The sector represents $79.1 billion or 7.8% of the gross domestic product
The sector is larger than automotive and manufacturing. It generates $112 billion in revenues and employs 2 million people
Canadians donated $10 billion in 2007
Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick have the highest donor rates.
Canadians volunteered 2.1 billion hours in 2007
Young Canadians aged 15 to 24 are more likely to volunteer than Canadians in any other age group
One percent of nonprofits command 60% of all revenues flowing to the sector
Canadians with the lowest household incomes give a greater percentage of their income than others
Saskatchewan has the highest volunteer rate in the country, followed by the Northwest Territories and the Yukon
Those exposed to giving and volunteering activities early in life are more likely to continue those behaviours as adults