INTEGRALIntros are free 1-hour webinars on topics of interest to your organization's management, board members, and staff.
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Understanding the principles of governance is integral to the smooth and effective running of any nonprofit or charitable organization. No matter the size or scope of your organization, taking the time to make sure the board is engaged and aligned is critical.
This workshop incorporates three interconnected areas of responsibility – fiduciary, strategic, and generative – and the board’s role in focusing on the entire organization and working together as a whole. This session will include:
IntegralOrg President and CEO, Mike Grogan, has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 25 years and is recognized for his ability to inspire nonprofit organizations to tackle complex issues and create sustainable solutions to organizational and community issues. Mike’s passion is helping organizations understand the ever-evolving ecosystem and working with organizational teams to build capacities to respond and adapt to a changing environment.
Leading a nonprofit organization in today’s rapidly changing environment can be challenging, as is navigating a route forward when much of the world we know is shifting and the future remains uncertain.
Strategic planning processes enable organizations to understand their current and past operating states, create a vision for the future, and determine what steps they should take to achieve that vision.
In this interactive virtual session, we will introduce participants to the concepts of strategic planning as well as tools to use in an emergent and uncertain environment.
IntegralOrg President and CEO, Mike Grogan, has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 25 years and is recognized for his ability to inspire nonprofit organizations to tackle complex issues and create sustainable solutions to organizational and community issues.
This session introduces the basics of fundraising, with an emphasis on practical tools, tactics, and strategies that smaller organizations can utilize to build capacity and sustainability for their organization. Topics include: An understanding of the current giving trends in Canada and how this can impact your organization; the cost benefit analysis and return on investment in fundraising; strategies on ‘The Ask’ – who to ask, when to ask, how to ask; stewardship – the science and art of thanking; essential tools that will enhance your fundraising efforts. Watch the video.
This workshop provides an overview of the basics of nonprofit financial responsibilities, controls, and policies including: the respective roles of the board, the treasurer and the bookkeeper or accountant; financial information that the board needs to make informed financial decisions; the purpose of “internal controls” and key controls to put in place; and how budgeting relates to internal controls. Watch the video.
Risk management allows us to ask the question of whether we are taking the most appropriate risks to effectively and responsibly serve our communities. Discover what risk-aware culture could look like at your nonprofit and gain a deeper understanding of how to plan proactively for both the threats facing your organization day-to-day and the exciting opportunities on your horizon that require bold but risk-informed decision-making. Watch the video.
Enterprising charities and nonprofits should understand that the restrictions around earning revenue and generating profit and the optimal legal structure for a social enterprise may vary widely depending on what legislation the organization is incorporated under, as well as the organization's strategy and circumstances. This session covers: CRA-related business rules for charities; The most common statutes (Societies Act, Companies Act, CNCA) for nonprofits and charities operating in Alberta; and the legal regulations on social enterprises imposed by the Income Tax Act. Watch the video.