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Good Governance Seminars


  • CCVO 105 12 Avenue Southeast Calgary, AB (map)
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Join CCVO partner IntegralOrg to learn about good governance practices and policies for your nonprofit organization. These seminars will help your organization make sense of legal compliance and access affordable and professional advice.

Topics include:

  • Living Your Charitable Purpose

  • Keeping Your Nonprofit Healthy

  • Alberta Employment Standards and Occupational Health and Safety Legislation

  • Bringing Your Budget to Life

  • Clinic Openings (one-on-one)

Registrants are encouraged to attend the seminars that will best support their organizational needs.

Living Your Charitable Purposes

November 7 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you a registered charity? Do you need to better understand the activities that you are carrying out and how they align with your purposes? Do you need a refresher on what your charitable purposes are and how they apply both at the governance and management levels of your organization?

The topics that will be included are: Governance responsibilities, charity legal compliance, CRA compliance (reporting, receipting, other CRA policies), GST compliance.

This seminar would be of interest to Board members, Management and Volunteers as we help you to explore the requirements of meeting your charitable purposes for successful outcomes as you carry out your missions.

Keeping Your Nonprofit Healthy

November 7 | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Are you a nonprofit or society operating in Alberta? Do you have questions about your objects, or issues around financial or legal compliance?

The topics that will be included are: understanding your objects, Governance responsibilities, legal compliance, CRA compliance and reporting, GST compliance.

This seminar would be of interest to Board members, Management and Volunteers as we help you to explore the requirements to meet under your legislation for successful outcomes as you carry out your missions.

Alberta Employment Standards and Occupational Health and Safety Legislation

November 8 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM

This roundtable workshop will answer questions around how changes to legislation may affect your organization and how to address them in your daily operations.

Bringing Your Budget to Life

November 8 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM

This discussion workshop will provide information on how to effectively communicate your financial policies and processes as a Board and Staff, helping both groups be on the same page as you manage your budget.

Clinic Openings

November 9 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Are you a charity, nonprofit, or society with specific questions around financial or legal compliance issues? Work with IntegralOrg one-on-one, free, for one hour. Your issues may include but are not limited to:

  • How to get back on track with your objects/charitable purposes;

  • Are your by-laws up to do date? What to do next?

  • How to communicate financial information within your organization;

  • Being on-side with CRA filing compliance;

  • Attaining charitable status.

At the clinic level we invite you to bring up to four people in your organization.

Thank you to our partner in this series, IntegralOrg.