Dates set for 2017 Timeraiser Event!

Everyone’s favourite mash-up of volunteerism and local art is returning for another year! Mark down April 27th, 2017 on your calendar and prepare to be awed by a curated selection of inspired local artists. This year’s event will feature a unique piece commissioned in honor of Canada’s 150th birthday. Save the date!

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Fort McMurray groups chosen for CreateAthon event in Ontario

UPDATE: To see the amazing work that has been unveiled by this year’s design teams for Waterloo-Wellington CreateAThon, visit http://www.createathonww.com/ Twelve organizations in Fort McMurray, Alta. have been picked as the beneficiaries of this year’s CreateAthon hosted by Capacity Canada and three partners — Alchemy Systems in Guelph, Ont., the School of Media and Design […]

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Survey lights the way for recovery in Fort McMurray’s social-profit sector

Anybody who has ever suffered a serious injury knows you can’t rush the recovery. Getting back on your feet and en route to something even approaching normal often involves a team of family members, friends and colleagues, and health-care workers. It’s a journey, rarely smooth and setback-free. But a recovery based on a well-informed strategy […]

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If You had the Chance, would you change the world?

Charmaine Hammond interviewed Matt and Kori with The Earth Group about their social enterprise experience, lessons learned how they turned their passion into a movement and global initiative supporting millions of children. Kori and Matt provided great tips about marketing your social profit organization, and the role of networking, collaboration social media, sponsors and media.Some […]

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If You Build It They May NOT come. How to Build a Crowd Fund Campaign that Works!

By Guest Blog Writer Charmaine HammondCrowdfunding is a fundraising approach that many social profit organizations are looking at to raise funds, and raise awareness. Truth be told, there is a lot of planning and preparation that must occur to ensure success. I recently interviewed Crowd Funding expert Victoria Bennett who provided rich content about the […]

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Event Planning For Social Profit Organizations

Social Profit Organizations plan many events throughout the year… fundraisers, galas, Annual General Meetings, volunteer recruitment, educational events, conferences, and the list goes on. Many times organizations plan the events themselves because they don’t have a budget for event planning services. I had the pleasure of interviewing Lisa Gareau of Candy Event Consulting and Moments […]

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Why Building Influence is Important for Social Profit Organizations

By Charmaine Hammond, guest writer Building influence as a social profit organization is very important. Not only does influence help you share your message across many platforms and audiences; influence helps you make a bigger difference, and, build relationships with other influencers. For example, as a social profit you may want to have influencers support […]

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Innovative HR Solutions for Social Profits

By Charmaine Hammond guest blogger for FuseSocial Many social profit organizations do not have a designated HR professional on staff, usually due to the size of the organization (too small to warrant a designated HR department), and mostly because of funding not being available for this position. This then leaves all of the Human Resources […]

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