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Welcome to CharityVillage Connects – a 12 episode series that highlights topics vital to the nonprofit sector in Canada. CharityVillage is a resource to over 170,000 charitable and nonprofit organizations in Canada. This series, hosted by President Mary Barroll, will provide in-depth conversations with experts in the nonprofit sector. We’ll examine diversity, equity and inclusion, innovations in fundraising, the gap in female representation in leadership and many other subjects crucial to the growth and development of charities throughout Canada.

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Welcome to CharityVillage Connects – a 12 episode series that highlights topics vital to the nonprofit sector in Canada. CharityVillage is a resource to over 170,000 charitable and nonprofit organizations in Canada. This series, hosted by President Mary Barroll, will provide in-depth conversations with experts in the nonprofit sector. We’ll examine diversity, equity and inclusion, innovations in fundraising, the gap in female representation in leadership and many other subjects crucial to the growth and development of charities throughout Canada.

    How Bill S-216 Could Transform the Canadian Nonprofit Sector Forever

    How Bill S-216 Could Transform the Canadian Nonprofit Sector Forever

    In our last episode of CharityVillage Connects, which explored alternative revenue streams for nonprofits, we touched on a piece of legislation that, if enacted, could have a dramatic impact on how charities do their work. In this episode, we speak with Senator Ratna Omidvar, sponsor of Bill S-216, and with other nonprofit sector experts to explore the pros and cons of this legislation, as well as the deeper implications of what it means for Canadian charitable organizations if it becomes law.

    • 51 min
    Alternative revenue options for Canadian nonprofits

    Alternative revenue options for Canadian nonprofits

    In this episode, we take deep look at the dramatic shifts currently taking place in Canadian nonprofit funding models and revenue sources, including social enterprise, so-called “patient” loans, and impact investing. In addition to discussing how these initiatives can help support administration costs and capacity building, we look at the chilling effect of the WeCharity scandal on nonprofit organizations' willingness to embrace these new models.

    • 45 min
    Is "The Great Resignation” real?

    Is "The Great Resignation” real?

    Is "The Great Resignation” real? And is it impacting the Canadian nonprofit sector? In this episode, our host, CharityVillage President Mary Barroll, asks these questions and explores other important workplace trends, including whether nonprofits are seen as a desirable career path and if inequitable workplaces and burnout have caused high turnover.

    • 52 min
    Preview of "Is The Great Resignation real?"

    Preview of "Is The Great Resignation real?"

    Don't miss our next episode, Is "The Great Resignation” real? And is it impacting the Canadian nonprofit sector? In our next episode, our host, CharityVillage President Mary Barroll, asks these questions and explores other important workplace trends, including whether nonprofits are seen as a desirable career path and if inequitable workplaces and burnout have caused high turnover.

    • 3 min
    Workplace Mental Health in the Age of COVID

    Workplace Mental Health in the Age of COVID

    Join our host, CharityVillage President Mary Barroll, to learn how nonprofits can better support their staff and volunteers when it comes to mental health. We speak to experts about burnout, isolation and depression, as well as potential solutions designed to help employers create lasting change. We’ll explore how the ongoing pandemic has exacerbated the chronic mental health challenges faced by nonprofit professionals and how employers can better support their staff by creating psychologically and emotionally healthier workplaces.

    • 40 min
    Celebrating the 2021 CharityVillage Award Winners

    Celebrating the 2021 CharityVillage Award Winners

    At the end of a challenging year that disproportionately impacted the nonprofit sector, we're bringing you an episode of celebration featuring those whose efforts went above and beyond during this historically difficult time. In November 2021, Charity Village launched our inaugural CharityVillage Conference and Awards, honouring the commitment, passion and drive shown by those who made meaningful and outstanding contributions to their organizations and communities this year.

    • 46 min

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