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.

Leadership Succession Planning for Not-for-Profits

One of the primary responsibilities of boards is choosing successors for the organization’s senior leadership. In other words – succession planning for nonprofit leadership. This task is crucial because changes in these positions inevitably disrupt organizational performance. So how can directors ensure that their board’s approach to succession is practical and ultimately effective? The following […]

how to retain members of your association

Annually, Canadians give $14 billion to registered nonprofit organizations. For this reason, members are naturally one of the vital keys to success if you’re looking to sustain and grow your association. However, the problem is that many nonprofits make the mistake of prioritizing finding new members instead of ensuring their existing ones are happy. So […]

website accessibility requirements

Nonprofit Organizations need to optimize their website accessibility to better connect with their community, but more critically, it’s now a legal requirement for many companies and organizations depending on the size of the nonprofit, location and if the website is new or being significantly updated. However, we understand that if you’re new to understanding website […]

Good Financial Management Practices for Conquering 2021 with Thomas Kriens

In this episode of the Strategic Nonprofit podcast, Trista McIver sits down with Thomas Kriens to discuss nonprofit financial management best practices to help them thrive in 2021 and beyond. Healthy organizations apply good financial management practices that ensure stability, flexibility and safety so that they can continue to positively impact the communities and individuals […]

Good governance practices are critical for the continued growth, prosperity, and management of Not-For-Profit Organizations. This is why we’ve specially curated a comprehensive guide of Nonprofit Governance Books. Regardless of whether you consider yourself a newbie or seasoned Non-Profit Professional, we’ve provided suggestions for everyone on every level. Happy reading and happy governance!  Must-Read Nonprofit […]

We’ve been delivering a lot of virtual governance training and virtually facilitating strategic planning sessions lately. Come have a behind the scenes look at Tom Abbott’s virtual studio set up to see how we give our customers the best virtual experience. You’ll see right in front of me is my screen, a huge screen so […]

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