NPO Operations

At AMC, we understand that building a sustainable profit doesn’t happen overnight. For this reason, NPO Operations is full of valuable resources spanning several critical aspects of running a nonprofit organization. 

Some topics we cover are Succession PlanningNonprofit Financial ManagementNonprofit Membership RetentionHow To Update Your Nonprofit’s Code Of Ethics and Nonprofit Website Accessibility

AMC NPO Solutions

Our late founder, Tom Abbott Sr., B.Comm., CGA, CAE started the company in 1987 and was the Complementary Model of Board Governance architect. He was awarded the Dalton N. Murphy, CAE Award by the BC Chapter of the Canadian Society of Association Executives. 

The award was granted to him “in recognition of both outstanding and sustained contributions to the association community.”

AMC NPO Solutions specializes in providing governance training, by-law reviews and strategic planning services to not-for-profit organizations across Canada.

Since 1987, AMC has assisted over 450 local, provincial, national and international organizations in strategic planning and board governance training, meeting facilitation and organizational effectiveness reviews.

Designing NPO Communications To Catalyze Change & Digital Activism

All nonprofits have concrete reasons for existing, but many still struggle to receive the attention their mission deserves online. In this episode of the Strategic Nonprofit Podcast, host Trista sits down with Eric Ressler to discuss the importance of designing nonprofit communications in a way that catalyzes change, increases social impact and enhances your digital …

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9 Best Online Training Courses for Nonprofits: A Guide (2022)

If you’re looking to equip yourself or your team with the knowledge, skills and resources to grow a successful nonprofit. You’ve come to the right place! Below is a list of nonprofit courses in areas like nonprofit management, fundraising, grant writing and more. Read on to discover several of the best online courses for nonprofits …

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Nonprofit Terminology: Nonprofit Glossary

Nonprofit Terminology: The Complete Glossary

If you’ve come across nonprofit terminology you’re not quite sure of or are unfamiliar with, the complied glossary of nonprofit terminology below will help! Not-For-Profit Organization An organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, with no shareholders, for which profit generation is not the prime objective. Charity An organization governed by a volunteer Board …

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How To Find, Recruit & Retain Dedicated NPO Board Members

Finding, recruiting, and retaining dedicated board members in the NPO world is not as straightforward as some would hope. Often a costly mistake for organizations just trying to achieve their mission. Join us in this episode of the Strategic Nonprofit Podcast. As host Trista sits down with NPO consultant Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE. Listen in as they …

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Sponsorship Programs For Nonprofits: Creating An Effective Partnership

72% of consumers report that they will not buy goods or services from a company or a brand that does not reflect their values. So how can you leverage this chance to further their cause with the consumers telling brands that they’re going to vote with their wallets? The answer is sponsorship programs for nonprofits. …

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Increase Membership Renewal Rates with Telemarketing

Nonprofit Membership Renewal: Using Telemarketing to Increase Membership

Fundraising is the lifeblood of most nonprofit organizations. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to have an impact on the problem we see. Or serve the communities that need us most. Yet, while the world has spun on its axis to accommodate virtual interactions, email marketing just isn’t cutting it when it comes to conversion …

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7 Qualities All Great Nonprofit Board Members Have

Recruiting the right nonprofit board members is a massive component of organizational success. Yet, the average nonprofit board size is decreasing. As a result, many wonder how they’re going to “get it right.” Well, it starts with you knowing who to recruit. Discover 7 qualities all great nonprofit board members (should) have below. Use this guide as …

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How To Join A Nonprofit Board: The Complete Guide

If you’re serious about making a difference in your community, becoming a nonprofit board member is ideal. That’s why millions of people dedicate their time and expertise to shaping the future of nonprofit organizations with board service. If you’re ready to provide an organization with the time, strategic resources and commitment they need to thrive …

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Nonprofit Board Recruitment: How To Find Successful Board Members

Knowing your mission, vision and values is key to success. But so is finding and hiring knowledgeable, effective and passionate board members who are ready to work together. Yet, making sure you always have great board member candidates in the pipeline requires effort, thought and a nonprofit board recruitment process. Easily review the factors you …

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How To Write A Business Continuity Plan For Nonprofits (+ Free Template)

2020 was a perfect example of the phrase “Anything can happen at any time.” From a global pandemic to destructive wildfires and even cyberattacks. Businesses now need to protect their operations more than ever. The best way to do this is to learn how to write a business continuity plan for nonprofits; luckily, we’ve created …

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