Understand how having more than one entity can increase effectiveness and impact and how those entities work together

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This course will discuss the tremendous benefits and complexities of using multiple corporations together to achieve societal impact. Registered charities have advantages but also have many restrictions. Often having a charity work with a non-profit and even a for-profit together can be the most effective method of achieving the desired impact.

This course will discuss:

 

  • Types of organizations such as for-profits, non-profits and registered charities;
  • Pros and cons of different types of organizations;
  • Why multiple structures can assist in achieving objectives;
  • Simple combinations of organizations and complicated operations
  • Key considerations when considering multiple corporate vehicles
  • Purposes/legal objects
  • Activities and restrictions relating to different types of corporate vehicles
  • Funding sources that are available to different vehicles
  • Examples of multiple structures;
  • Challenges with multiple corporate structures; and
  • Rewards with multiple corporate structures.

 

This course is for those involved with a charity, non-profit or for-profit who want to understand the strategic importance of having another entity working alongside their existing entity or for those considering starting a more complicated structure to societal impact. It will be of interest to directors, staff, volunteers and professional advisors such as lawyers, accountants, and investment advisors.