The Development of a Successful Corporate Volunteer Program

This article was developed from a presentation to the Corporate Volun­teer Council of Metropolitan Toronto on September 14, 1988.  We all know that one of the critical components in any company’s success and profitability is the commitment of employees to the company. One way to develop that commitment is to show employees our commitment to…

Social Investing: Using Capital to Promote Foundation Goals

Introduction Whether the economy is expanding or declining, the prospects of employ­ment for unskilled, marginal or disadvantaged people are likely to remain poor. The general hardships of unemployment are multiplied for young people who have no experience and limited education and for minorities who face discrimination. Without work and the status and feeling of purpose…

Recent Tax Developments

Information Kit Relating to Non-Profit Corporations Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada has released an information kit on the incorporation, etc. of a nonprofit corporation. This kit covers essentially all of the documentation required in order to incorporate a nonprofit corporation under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act. It includes such documents as model by-laws,…

From the Editor

Government supervision of charities, an increasingly popular concern, leads off this issue. Les Vandor, our legal commentator, sounds a cautionary note about the extent of common law authority to treat directors of charitable corporations as trustees. Elsewhere in the volume, the Public Trustee of Ontario expresses his views on the subject in a practical way….

Index to The Philanthropist Volume VII

Cite as (1987) or (1988), 7 Philanthrop. No. pp. PREPARED BY CLAUDIA WILLETTS, M.L.S. Subject Index A ACCOUNTING Financial value. Calculation for training managers Fall 1987(Vol.VII,No.l), pp. 12-18. ACCOUNTING STANDARDS. Non-profit organizations Integration into CICA Handbook Fall 1987(Vol.VII,No.l), pp. 30-35. ACCOUNTING STANDARDS. Non-profit organizations Integration into CICA Handbook. Concerns of universities Spring 1988(Vol.VII,No.3), pp. 29-31….

Memo: Public Trustee’s Notice For Ontario Charities

Pursuant to the Charities Accounting Act, charities are required to provide to the Public Trustee the following documentation and information: 1) Notification of inception. A copy of the complete Letters Patent or other documents that bring the charity into existence. Please notify us of any Supplementary Letters Patent or changes in the terms of the…

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