Storing and Managing Donor Information

Does your organization keep its donor records in a way that helps it to be a more successful fund raiser? If you are like most charitable organizations, every year you are trying to: – get more and higher average gifts from your current supporters; – find new donors to replace those you are continually losing;…

Recent Tax Developments

  Income Tax Changes On November 8, 1984, the Honourable Michael Wilson, Minister of Finance, presented his “Economic and Fiscal Statement” to the House of Commons. At that time, he indicated his intention to proceed (with some minor modifications) with the enactment of the draft legislation released by the Department of Finance on August 24,…

From the Editor

This issue considers the necessity for “making the best use of diminishing resources”. We expect it to be a recurring theme. Reduced government funding and declining public support have caused voluntary organizations to seek new ways to maximize the effectiveness of one of their most important resources-volunteers. Discussing Novia Carter’s report, Trends in Voluntary Support…

Bookshelf

The Volunteer Leader In Physical Activity and Sport: Summary of a National Survey, Published by the National Sport and Recreation Centre, Ottawa, 1983 (English/French) REVIEWED BY JOYCE FORSTER This report is a summary of the findings of a national survey of policy-making volunteers in fitness, physical activity, recreation and sports organizations which was conceived and supported…

The Certificate Programme in Fund Raising Management

This report is one in a series outlining educational programs which are designed to meet the specific needs of charitable organizations. They will be of interest to directors and boards who are seeking staff or management with a high level of skills or who are considering a program of staff or volunteer upgrading. In the…

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