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Article published in Imagine Canada's newsletter of May 31, 2016.
Reviewing the performance of a nonprofit executive director is a key board responsibility, yet it is often neglected or postponed while the board deals with other issues.

icon pds video What is the Social Economy? and what is The Impact of the Social Economy? Are you concerned about the social and environmental consequences of the current economic development model? The social economy is an alternative. The video capsules was produced for le Chantier de l'économie sociale and le Centre de la francophonie des Amériques.

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Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency. Through examples from large and small foundations around the world, this guide explore how transparency can strengthen credibility, improve grantee relationaships, facilitate greater collaboration, increase public trust, reduce duplication of effeort and buid communities of shared learning.
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Why and How Funders Work Together. In this guide, contributors share strategies for structuring a collaborative to fit its purpose, building strong relationships and resolving conflicts, and figuring out if the collaborative you're in is working.
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Saying Yes/Saying No, Strengthening your decision-giving skills. This guide was developed through a series of conversations with grantmakers and others in the nonprofit.
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Staying True, Staying the Course, Lessons From 10 Successful Community Service  Organizations in British Columbia, 1997-2008. It is not sufficient for a voluntary community service organization to merely survive the vagaries of funding or the turbulence of constantly changing social conditions. The challenge is not only to survive, but to do so with the organization's integrity intact.
icon pds site European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA Knowledge Centre)
EVPA is a membership association made up of organizations interested in or practicing venture philanthropy and social investment across Europe.
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Have You Asked Them What They Need? An article by Clay Gish about the corporate social responsibility programs vs community partnerships.

As the role of philanthropy intensifies in our communities, reflection on this subject is proliferating.

Every philanthropic organization, regardless of whether it distributes or collects donations, should draw from this growing information to be inspired, reconsider what it does and carry its own practices to the next level.