I am working on a major paper currently entitled, Mega-Charities and All the Rest: Money, Power, Folk Lore, and Transformation. It will include research and data about the revenue sources of charities in Canada and, drawing upon CRA data will provide a comprehensive look at all the ways charities fund raise. The paper will include revenue … Continue reading Mega-Charities: the 100 Largest Charities in Canada
UPDATE... at the request of the Edmonton Journal, I rewrote the piece below and the EJ published it HERE. Dear Premier Prentice: We met west of Edmonton at a BBQ when you were campaigning for your position. I appreciated your speech and remember thinking you could be a strong Premier and move our Province forward … Continue reading Premier Prentice – My Two Cents about the Budget
The latest edition of the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organization's IN BRIEF series, Challenging Perceptions & Misconceptions of Alberta's Voluntary Sector, sheds some light on these comments and poses additional questions to be pondered. You might also be interested in this MHC think piece about if there are too many non profits duplicating services. It … Continue reading More Info about the NP Sector
We have got to start digging deeper into the data we have to make sure we understand what the real issues and challenges are. And as we do that we will find compelling reasons why we need to dig even deeper. Just working with big numbers doesn't help us to hone in and figure out … Continue reading Non Profit Workforce – What’s the data?