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Reflections on the Canada Student Service Grant/WE Charity Controversy

...questions have been raised about Imagine Canada’s involvement with the CSSG program and WE Charity, and about why we took so long to make a public statement about the issue. In the interest of transparency, I feel that it is important for me to answer these questions.

Bruce MacDonald

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Your Pre-Budget Consultation Cheat Sheet

Pre-budget season has begun. Never written a submission before? It’s not too late to get involved!  We’ve got your back with information on why you should submit and tips on how to do this well. 

Bernadette Johnson and Laurence Therrien

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Six steps to assess the fortitude of your organizational processes

A step-by-step guide to use Imagine Canada's publicly-available standards to stabilize your organization. As consultants, we work with charities and companies to design organizational improvements. While collaborating with a nonprofit recently, we realized that the biggest opportunity to strengthen the sustainability of the organization was to focus on structure and decision making.

Cathy Lewis (Guest Author)

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The Two Faces of Charity

The caring, the benevolent, the lovers of humankind: these are charities and nonprofits. Here to make the world a better place. Missions positioned as righteous and superior. Visions large and lofty. With a saviour complex sadly in high gear, they feel heroic, even honourable in their work. But the rose-tinted glasses they wear blur their vision.

Nneka Allen, CFRE (Guest Author)

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Advocacy Crash Course: Your voice matters...and yes, it does create change

Government is moving extremely fast, creating legislation and programs to help Canadians get through the pandemic. (A reminder that we are tracking all announcements implicating the sector). So you might be asking yourself: is my voice relevant right now? Is it even possible to be heard? 

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Innovation through crisis: Q&A with Alberta Blue Cross

In a time when caring for communities is so essential, Alberta Blue Cross—a not-for-profit organization with a deep commitment toward social responsibility—has become the latest company to receive the Imagine Canada Caring Company Certification.

Émilie Pontbriand & Tawanda Chirenda

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The ethical fundraiser: Growing donations through building trust

Ethics is the cornerstone of fundraising. Without it, the public simply wouldn’t give to charities, and the sector’s programs and services could never be provided. Ethics is the way charities demonstrate their commitment to accountability and transparency, and show the public they are worthy of its trust and confidence.

Michael Nilsen (Guest Author)

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