Ottawa Charity Law Boot Camp: compliance and standards issues for Canadian Charities.

September 08, 2012 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Political Activities and Canadian charities

I will be delivering for the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation a full day workshop entitled “Charity Law Boot Camp: compliance and standards issues for Canadian Charities”.  It will be on October 12 at Carleton University.

Here is the announcement from Carleton:


Carleton Centre for Community Innovation
Centre d’Innovation communautaire de Carleton


The Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (3ci) located at Carleton University wishes to inform you of a number of upcoming events in October.  3ci is pleased to offer two informative workshops for those in the non-profit/voluntary sector (please see further below) as well information on a conference focused on Responsible Investing.

Please circulate to your networks.


Workshop - Charity Law Boot Camp: compliance and standards issues for Canadian Charities. 
Location/Date:  Carleton University, Friday, October 12th 2012 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm). 
Cost: $226.00 ($200.00 + HST).

Structuring non-profits and charities as well as complying with regulations and standards can be daunting.  In one day get a basic primer about whether to incorporate a non-profit initiative or work with another group, advantages and disadvantages of charitable status, top compliance issues for registered charities, governance and the impact of the new non-profit corporate acts in Ontario and on the Federal level … and much more…. 

For further information and registration please visit our website at:
http://www3.carleton.ca/3ci/3ci_files/NPPM%20Connections%20&%20Community.html


Workshop - Understanding and Using Social Metrics “101”
Location/Date:  Carleton University, Tuesday, October 16th 2012 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm). 
Cost: $226.00 ($200.00 + HST).

What are Social Metrics?  How would I undertake a Social Return on Investment? What would I measure? How would I measure it? Why would I want to measure it? What tools can I use? How can it benefit my organization?  What do we need to know before we begin? etc…

For further information and registration please visit our website at:
http://www3.carleton.ca/3ci/3ci_files/NPPM%20Connections%20&%20Community.html


PRI-CBERN Academic Network Conference 2012 – Evolution of Responsible Investment: Navigating Complexity. 
The Principles for Responsible Investment, the Responsible Investing Initiative and the Canadian Business Ethics Research Network are delighted to announce that full registration to the 5th Annual Academic Network is now open.
The conference will be held at York University in Toronto, Canada on October 1-3, 2012.  You may take advantage of the early bird fee of Canadian $285+HST tax ($322.05 with HST) for regular admission and $155+tax ($175.15 with HST) for students until September 14th. Please click here to register.
The conference agenda is also now available on the event website. Among the exciting topics are aligning incentives along the investment chain and the value-add of shareholder engagement. 

For further information please contact:

Sandra Jones
Non-Profit and Philanthropic Leadership
Carleton Centre for Community Innovation (3ci)
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Dunton Tower, Room 2103
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6
Tel.: 613-520-7444
Email: 

 

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