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It’s National Volunteer Week this week, and that has me thinking about volunteerism in the workplace. It’s a funny thing: People talk about it a lot, but it’s rare that you see it in action — especially from the top down, and especially in smaller companies. In this week’s post, [...]
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"People love to say, “I’d rather give my money directly to the charity.” But in reality they often don’t. If they did, the charity wouldn’t have to hire the telemarketer. But because most people don’t give to charity unless they are asked, charities have to spend money asking people, in various ways." - Dan Pallotta
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“As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, let us take the time to appreciate and highlight the positive impact that volunteers have in our communities. Through the Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards’ call for nominations, all Canadians have the opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of deserving individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Consider nominating an exceptional volunteer in your community today.” – The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development
To mark National Volunteer Week, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, is announcing the launch of the call for nominations for this year's Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards.
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Standard Life announces that following the sale of its Canadian companies earlier this year and the winding up of the Standard Life Canadian Foundation, it is making three substantial donations to organizations in Montréal. The donations will create new partnerships and provide sustainable support to benefit future generations.
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Leave your ego at the door, for a start
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"...some of these issues can torture small and even larger organizations unless they are addressed forthrightly. We do not believe that these problems are ultimately the donor’s issue. Most organizations should have gift policies that give guidance to staff about what they should accept and with what conditions."
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The Nature Conservancy's new water campaign carefully ventures into a more modern style of digital outreach.
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"…it is difficult to characterize falling oil prices as unambiguously good or bad but rather as disruptive.” ~ Brian Emmett, Chief Economist for Canada’s Charitable and Nonprofit Sector
Canadians have a complicated relationship with oil and oil prices. On the one hand, we are an energy and petroleum intensive economy — using oil for transportation, heating, running factories, generating electricity and so on. We are also producers of oil — Canadian production of petroleum roughly balances Canadian consumption but the nature of this production is changing as conventional relative low cost reserves are depleted and replaced by hig...
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Digital communications now means visual digital communications. Have these four items ready for use on your website, blog, email and social networks.
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"The best brands are ones that create a sense of ownership. Inclusive, not exclusive, great non-profit brands create owner-based relationships with constituents; supporters feel pride of ownership and view the organization as an extension of themselves and a means to achieve goals they value."
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Our cause is Canada's charities and nonprofits.
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Imagine Canada is a national charitable organization whose cause is Canada’s charities and nonprofits. We strengthen the sector’s collective voice, serve as a forum and meeting place, and provide a supportive environment for organizations to build stronger communities.

Imagine Canada est un organisme qui promeut le rôle et la contribution des OSBL à la société canadienne. Il renforce la voix collective du secteur, agit comme forum et lieu de rencontre et crée un milieu propice dans lequel les organismes contribuent à bâtir des collectivités solides.