From “Please” to “Thank You”; From “Thank You” to “Please”: Cultivating Major Donors-A Long-Term Partnership

This article was adapted from a presentation to The Canadian Centre for Philanthropy’s Conference Partners in Philanthropy I Partenaires en Philanthropic J/, in Montreal in October 1991. The conference was held in collaboration with CEPAQ (centre pour l’avancement des associations du Quebec) and APGP (l’association professionnelle des gestionnaires en philanthropic). A Conflict Because the whole…

Place et Role des Associations au Quebec les Delis de Ia Decennie 90

This article was adapted from a presentation to a convention co-sponsored by CEPAQ (centre pour l’avancement des associations du Quebec). The convention addressed the subject of nonprofit associations in Quebec, France and Belgium and was held in Montreal in May 1991. Proceedings were published in Inter-action in October 1991. Sans prétendre être exhaustif, mon exposé…

A Rose By Any Other Name: Using Board Development to Achieve Board Reform

Board development has taken on some urgency within the voluntary sector over the last few years. As a long-time board member of numerous nonprofit organizations and as a management consultant specializing in the voluntary sector I have been experiencing a noticeable increase in demand for board development services. Board members and chief executive officers are…

From the Editor

For the spring of 1992 we have description, prescription, and comment, as well as the usual reading list. Professor Jim Phillips comments on the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in the Everywoman ‘s Health Centre Society case. The Court held that activities that are socially or politically controversial-in this case an abortion clinicmay…

Bookshelf

The Board Member’s Guide to Fund Raising Published by the National Center for Nonprofit Boards, Washington, D.C., (1991), pp. 140 For many people fund raising is an onerous task even in the best of economic times when donors may have a propensity to be generous. During a recession, successful fund raising can be even more…