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5 Essential HR Best Practices for Small Nonprofits

Key insights from charities and nonprofits convening on federal COVID-19 support measures

On November 10, 2020, Imagine Canada hosted a convening with 30+ charitable and nonprofit organizations to discuss how federal COVID-19 supports could be improved, and what resources and initiatives would help more organizations access much-needed relief. Here is what attendees told us.

Adam Jog

T'is the Rating Season

The holiday season has arrived and with it, the usual lists of charity rankings.  It has been a couple of years since Imagine Canada has written about these inevitable lists that attempt to rate the performance of one charity over another.  We felt it was time to revisit the annual rankings this year as the global COVID-19 pandemic has ‘raised the stakes’ related to holiday giving.

Bruce MacDonald

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Funding Diversity: How to Protect Your Organization’s Financial Health

There are countless stories about thriving nonprofits who rely solely on a large government grant each year. They do amazing work and help hundreds in their communities, but a shift in political leadership, for example, could lead to a cancellation of their grant. Programs can then shut down and the organization struggles to stay afloat.

Tasi Gottschlag (Guest Author)

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Beyond the “ideal” fundraiser: Equitable recovery requires confronting uncomfortable truths in philanthropy

As fundraisers, we are on the frontlines of securing resources to keep our causes alive.

Nayeon Kim (Guest Author)

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Wake up call: New report on Community Investment

Imagine Canada’s new research explores the most pressing and long term shifts in corporate social investment in Canada, encouraging Canadian companies to think differently about how they invest with and engage in their communities as they explore paths forward.

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“I Don’t Feel Safe at Work” – How We Are Failing to Protect Nonprofit Staff from Sexual Harassment

One in four. That’s the number of women in the fundraising profession who report they have been sexually harassed on the job. I’d like you to think about that in the context of your organization. 25% of the female fundraisers you work with have been subjected to “contacts, gestures, or behaviour of a sexual nature” that were unwanted or humiliating.

Liz LeClair, CFRE (Guest Author)

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