Hinton Connects

“The Town of Hinton is committed to helping the non-profit sector thrive in our community.  Let the Hinton Connects team help you get your house in order!  We serve the non-profit sector by providing information and support.”

Contact Hinton Connects for support in building the capacity of your non-profit, for education, or for whatever else your non-profit needs to succeed.

Our goal is to foster and encourage sustainable community organizations. 

Risk Management and Insurance for Non-profits  

The Cooperators insurance company will discuss the importance of reducing risk and having adequate insurance coverage for a non-profit. A light supper is provided. 

Date:                 Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Time:                5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location:          BRIDGES (102 - 111 Government Road (in the valley)

Cost:                $20

Please RSVP to Lisa Brett at volunteer@hinton.ca 
Or by phone at 780-865-6036 
Registration closes by 4:00pm on October 16, 2018

 
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Board Development Workshop for Board Members

I am a board member – what should I know? Come learn with a facilitator from the Board Development Program. A full day designed to better understand the non-profit governance role. Register Now!
 
Saturday, November 17, 2018
8:30am – 4:30pm
BRIDGES in valley (111 Government Rd)
$20.00 (includes a light hot lunch)

Register by Friday, November 9 by phone to FCSS at 780-865-6036

Learning Goals:
identifying ethical and legal responsibilities of boards and board members
• understanding roles and responsibilities within your organization
• formulating responsive policies
• developing and making the best use of working committees
• supporting strong board and senior staff relationships or ensuring that the work of the organization gets done if there is no senior staff
• recruiting, orienting, training and evaluation of board members
• this workshop does NOT include strategic planning

 
  1. About Us
  2. Resources
  3. Grants
Lisa Brett, Volunteer & Information Centre Coordinator, has worked with Family & Community Support Services since 2010. She specializes in volunteer management. Lisa can assist non-profit organizations with board governance including bylaws.

Joan Melvin, Community Development Coordinator, has worked with Family and Community Support Services since 2008. Specializing in group facilitation, Joan can help non-profit groups with strategic planning, goal setting, restructuring, and many other areas where the group must reach consensus.  

The Community Grant Program provides funds for:

 
  • One-time projects and initiatives; or  
  • Operating expenses of organizations in their development stage once per fiscal year for up to three years (within the first five years); or 
  • Events that are primarily designed and delivered for the general public that attract visitors, significantly contribute to the local economy and promote volunteerism.

Next intake deadline is October 1, 2018.