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Sep 13

Online is Where It’s At!

Posted on September 13, 2016 at 9:40 AM by Josh Yaworski

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Social media has been around for multiple years now, but many non-profit organizations are still
adjusting to the online realm. They are still figuring out what is working for them and what isn’t.
Through illumination and some frustration, we now understand that a non-profit organization must welcome and leverage the world wide web.

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Aug 29

What is Crowdfunding?

Posted on August 29, 2016 at 9:38 AM by Web Master

It’s funny how we can be familiar with a concept, but never know it has a formal name. We think, “Oh is that what we’re doing”? Who can recall the ice bucket challenge for ALS? How about popular challenges like a mud run or colour me rad? These events promote a good cause plus make us feel good! Raising money in a short amount of time from a large audience is not new, but it now carries a trendy name. It is called crowdfunding.

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Jun 23

The Significance of a Sound Financial Reporting System for a Non-profit Organization

Posted on June 23, 2016 at 4:00 PM by Web Master

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They say that numbers don’t lie. Did you know that a board member is answerable to a non-profit’s financial position? One of the main responsibilities of a board member is to provide financial oversight. It is not uncommon for a board member to avoid asking for facts or justification of expenses. A board member may fail to take a closer look at financial statements for many different reasons, but one common grumble is that the financial statements are confusing.

 


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