Select Your Charity of Choice

Selecting Your Charity of Choice

The benefits of taking a planned approach to your charitable giving is that it allows you to demonstrate your financial commitment to one or more social causes while living within your personal budget. For the charity, it can represent...

Is your organization's team stuck?

Stuck In The Muck?

Are you feeling like your nonprofit organization is stuck in the proverbial muck, making little to no progress? Maybe one or more of the scenarios ...

Nurturing 21st Century Skills at Camp

Nurturing 21st Century Skills at Camp

This summer marks the 130th anniversary of organized camping in Canada. Founded by the YMCA, the first overnight camp - Big Cove YMCA Camp (NS) - began operating in 1889; and since it's inception, organized camping has grown into a dynamic industry across Canada. Today, overnight camps are more relevant than ever preparing youth for both school and career success. In particular, the nurturing of 21st Century skills.

Research Proves Invaluable For Charities

Designating a portion of the organization’s overhead costs or securing special funding (or gift in kind) for research projects can yield significant return on investment and critical insights to the challenges you are up against.  Research can provide new information to help prepare your strategic and operational plans, focus employee performance plans and board governance plans, and to build the case for support for your sustaining campaigns.

14 Measurements Every Charity Should Track

There are many ways to define and measure success within the charitable, nonprofit sector. Below I have presented 14 measurements or key performance indicators (KPIs) every charity or nonprofit should track over time to ensure they are sustainable and demonstrating impact within their respective communities. As you reflect on this list ...