The NPO Dilemma: HR And Organizational Challenges In Nonprofit Organizations

Running a nonprofit organization (NPO) is challenging. As an executive, your responsibilities include strategy, program delivery, fundraising, and day-to-day operations. Not to mention board relationships, managing your numbers, keeping the lights on, and the “care and feeding” of the folks who arrive at work every day. NPOs require skilled staff in order to address strategic…

Natural Justice, Members, and the Not-For-Profit Organization: “Fair Play in Action”

“Natural Justice is but fairness writ large and juridically. It has been described as “fair play in action”.1 Introduction In recent years, a number of cases have emerged that have considered the application of natural justice rules to the decisions of not-for-profit organizations. The emergence of these cases is not surprising considering the ever increasing…

Recent Tax Developments

Proposed Tax Reform Affects Individual Donors On June 18, 1987 the Hon. Michael Wilson, Minister of Finance, tabled his long-awaited Tax Reform Package in the House of Commons. For many years, a substantial segment of the charitable community has lobbied the govern­ment for tax credits for charitable donations instead of the tax exemption provided under…