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AMC NPO Solutions have been proudly serving the Canadian nonprofit community since 1987 by helping organizations achieve their goals in governance, by-laws and strategic planning. Start increasing your organization’s effectiveness today in the safe hands of AMC’s governance and strategic planning specialists. Gain the invaluable training your organization needs through in-person sessions, virtual instructor-led training or our easy-to-access e-learning platform: NPO Academy.

Comparing 3 Nonprofit Board Governance Models – Traditional, Carver and Complementary

Comparing 3 Nonprofit Board Governance Models | Traditional, Carver and Complementary

Nonprofit Board Governance Models Have you ever wondered, “what are the fundamental differences between the Nonprofit Board Governance Models – Traditional, Policy (Carver) and Complementary Models of Board Governance?”. Below we have broken down the differences for you in the comprehensive chart. Also Read: 6 Tips for Dealing With an Indecisive Board What is Governance? …

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2019 Governance Trends from the CSAE Conference

At the recent CSAE Conference 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, I spoke on The Complementary Model of Board Governance and polled the room of over 20 Executive Directors on insights into their associations. Here are the results which give us a peek into 2019 Board Governance trends from a small group of associations across Canada. Share …

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Beyond Carver: The Complementary Model of Board Governance

Beyond Carver: The Complementary Model of Board Governance

The association community owes a great deal of gratitude to Dr. John Carver. The fundamental governance/management principle, “The board sets policy, and the staff implements policy,” has been recognized for over fifty years. Yet it is largely because of Carver’s work that the term “governance” has been added to modern association management’s lexicont and that …

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[Video] Elements of Strategic Planning: What To Do After a Strategic Planning Session

After the strategic planning session is done, the real work begins. The next step after a strategic planning session is exploring the feasibility that didn’t happen at the planning session. The team are now tasked with the feasibility study. How does this work? What do we need to do? What resources are required? Often each …

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Key Elements of Strategic Planning: What To Do During a Strategic Planning Session

Here’s what you need to do during a strategic planning session. During the session, it’s important to set the context for the session and get everybody up to speed on who you are as an organisation. What we did at a strategic planning session I facilitated the other day was we pulled out the old …

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Failing to Plan: 8 Reasons Why Strategic Planning Fails

Failing to Plan: 8 Reasons Why Strategic Planning Fails

8 Reason Why Strategic Planning Fails from TomTJAbbott, CSP Your excitement is palpable. After months, years of appealing to them, your indecisive board has finally agreed to participate in a strategic planning session. Your organization will finally benefit from strategy and forward momentum, a plan will be in place, and you will long forget yesterday’s …

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6 Tips for Dealing With an Indecisive Board

6 Tips for Dealing With an Indecisive Board

Your organization benefits greatly from the swift, conclusive decisions of your board. They create policy, clarify direction, and ultimately establish the foundation for forward movement within the organization at 619 roofing. But what happens when the board stalls in their decision-making role? How can you help your indecisive board get back on track? Also Read: …

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How To Deal With Your Nonprofit Executive Directors Performance

Helping to run a successful Non-Profit Organization (NPO) is difficult during the best of times. However, when there are conflicts among high-ranking board members, board members for many years, or prominent individuals in the community- things can go south exceptionally quickly. Therefore, addressing an underperforming director on your board or resolving a serious issue that …

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Nonprofit Fundraising: The Ultimate Guide To Raising Funds For Your Organisation

Fundraising for your nonprofit is often an overwhelming task and is seemingly impossible if you’re only just starting to figure out your fundraising activities. There’s a lot to consider, so to help you get organized, we’ve created this ultimate guide that contains all of the relevant information and insights you need to raise funds and …

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How to Attract Volunteers to Your Nonprofit Organization

How to Attract Volunteers to Your Nonprofit Organization

How to Attract Volunteers to Your Nonprofit Organization from TomTJAbbott, CSP 12.7 million Canadians (aged 15 and older) volunteered for charities in 2018 – which incredibly accounts for 41% of Canadians. Nonprofit Volunteers are a vital resource who help the organization save money, meet its mission, and increase its contact with the community and new …

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