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In Indigenous nonprofit governance, values matter more than tools
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Valuate & Position Like a Boss: Partnership Strategy Tips for Nonprofits

In this second installment, we’re sharing insights into how your charity or nonprofit can best position its value to corporate partners. "Purpose" commitments are now a critical business decision for companies.

Accelerist (Guest Author)

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Virtual Board Meetings: 10 Best Practices

Boards of directors have learned over the last year that virtual meetings really aren’t that bad. In fact, they come with several benefits such as higher attendance, improved diversity opportunities, laser-focused agendas, and lower cost. It appears as though virtual board meetings will be part of your board’s permanent meeting cycle.

Suanne Miedema (Guest Author)

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New Study: Ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the charitable sector

While most charities have been able to adapt and innovate to continue to offer services and programs to their communities since the onset of the pandemic, the situation remains challenging. For the vast majority of organizations, the constraints and uncertainty of the pandemic, paired with social distancing mandates, are driving significant shifts to organizational priorities. Nearly a year since the onset of the pandemic, the COVID-19 crisis continues to have a significant impact on demand, capacity, and revenue, and is influencing staffing decisions and volunteer contributions.

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Prospect Like a Boss: Partnership Strategy Tips for Nonprofits

As we welcome in the new year, we know strategic planning is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. Accordingly, Accelerist has created a four-part series to help you analyze and elevate your partnership strategy in 2021. 

In this first installment, we’re focusing on prospecting by sharing insights into the most popular questions we’ve received from nonprofits about prospecting corporate partnerships (and those that we wish you would’ve asked)!

Accelerist (Guest Author)

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Why directors & officers insurance is essential for any nonprofit

Directors and Officers Insurance — also known as D&O Insurance — protects your organization and its board members from costs caused by legal liabilities. In the case of a lawsuit, not having D&O insurance in place could tie up your whole organization and impact those who need your services. It can also put your organization's (and its board members') assets in jeopardy. 

APOLLO (Guest Author)

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The Future of Giving: Microphilanthropy for Nonprofits

There’s been a lot of talk about the Great Transfer of Wealth, and how this 1-trillion dollar change of hand will disrupt the Canadian nonprofit sector. In fact, a 2019 report by Coldwell Banker pinpoints that by 2030, millennials will hold 5x as much wealth as they do today.

Sam Lego (Guest Author)

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In Indigenous nonprofit governance, values matter more than tools

With the implementation of the Gradual Civilization and Gradual Enfranchisement sections of the Indian Act in 1876, Indigenous peoples across Canada have continually faced racism, discrimination, exploitation, and domination. The Act, designed for the purpose of assimilating Indigenous communities into the dominant system and eradicating any traditional ways of life, is a continual source of trauma, impoverishment, and a detriment to the social fabric of Indigenous communities, Nations, and families.

Rachelle Dallaire (Guest Author)

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