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New Study: Ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the charitable sector

While most charities have been able to adapt and innovate to continue to offer services and programs to their communities since the onset of the pandemic, the situation remains challenging. For the vast majority of organizations, the constraints and uncertainty of the pandemic, paired with social distancing mandates, are driving significant shifts to organizational priorities. Nearly a year since the onset of the pandemic, the COVID-19 crisis continues to have a significant impact on demand, capacity, and revenue, and is influencing staffing decisions and volunteer contributions.

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Prospect Like a Boss: Partnership Strategy Tips for Nonprofits

As we welcome in the new year, we know strategic planning is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. Accordingly, Accelerist has created a four-part series to help you analyze and elevate your partnership strategy in 2021. 

In this first installment, we’re focusing on prospecting by sharing insights into the most popular questions we’ve received from nonprofits about prospecting corporate partnerships (and those that we wish you would’ve asked)!

Accelerist (Guest Author)

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Why directors & officers insurance is essential for any nonprofit

Directors and Officers Insurance — also known as D&O Insurance — protects your organization and its board members from costs caused by legal liabilities. In the case of a lawsuit, not having D&O insurance in place could tie up your whole organization and impact those who need your services. It can also put your organization's (and its board members') assets in jeopardy. 

APOLLO (Guest Author)

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The Future of Giving: Microphilanthropy for Nonprofits

There’s been a lot of talk about the Great Transfer of Wealth, and how this 1-trillion dollar change of hand will disrupt the Canadian nonprofit sector. In fact, a 2019 report by Coldwell Banker pinpoints that by 2030, millennials will hold 5x as much wealth as they do today.

Sam Lego (Guest Author)

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How to become the perfect donor

Before making a donation to an organization, some will go through a thorough process and do their due diligence while others will base their decisions on spontaneity and emotion. However, the best approach to donating probably lies somewhere in the middle. This guide offers some tips to help donors add new strings to their bow when it comes to charitable giving.

Daniel H. Lanteigne, CFRE, CRHA (Guest Author)

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Are these topics on your board’s radar?

It goes without saying that COVID-19 brought with it significant challenges for boards of charitable and nonprofit organizations. While adjusting to the pandemic has been the main priority in 2020, there was also a wide range of additional or related topics vying for boards’ attention this year, from risk management to diversity and inclusion, and agile teams, to name a few.

Suanne Miedema (Guest Author)

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Inflation driving up demand and costs while creating desperation

Nonprofits are, as usual, working hard to serve their communities despite the difficult times we’re facing. In the latest edition of this quarterly blog series, we discuss some of the macro trends that are impacting the sector in the third quarter of 2022.

Emily Jensen

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