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Alberta Culture Media Release: New funding for flood-affected arts and nonprofit groups

Arts and nonprofit organizations impacted by the June 2013 floods are eligible for additional funding to assist in their rebuilding efforts. The funding will not only assist with reconstruction and renovation projects, but will also help address the increased demand and pressure put on critical programming as a result of the floods.

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CCVO releases Bill C-458 overview

CCVO has released a resource on Bill C-458 to help individuals and organizations better understand the status of the bill and its potential impact on Canadian charities. Bill C-458, currently scheduled for Second Reading in February, would extend the tax deadline for charitable donations (currently December 31) by two months and establish a National Charities Week at the end of February each year.

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Sharing Services, Sharing Space

Calgary has a growing body of more than 5,000 charities and nonprofits with limited available resources to support their work in the community. The environment these groups work in has become increasingly uncertain in the face of the economic downturn. In this context, interest in innovative, alternative organizational structures and approaches to service delivery, already present in the community, has taken on a greater sense of urgency and interest. Exploration of new organizational approaches is required to ensure the community continues to benefit from the contributions of local charities and nonprofits.

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Insurance Toolkit for the Voluntary Sector: A Guide for Nonprofits and Charities

Originally published in 2006, and developed for the for the Alberta Voluntary Sector Insurance Council (AVSIC), this is an easy-to-use guide to insurance that offers practical tips, tools and checklists to help charities and nonprofits understand their insurance needs and navigate the complex process of finding the appropriate insurance coverage.

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