Resources for Non-Profit Organizations and Volunteers

Helpful information for non-profit organizations is available from Imagine Canada’s Sector Source at sectorsource.ca.  The Sector Source covers topics such as board governance, fundraising, staff management and tax information.  Tips and tools for volunteer management are also available from Volunteer Canada.

More Resources

  1. Voluntary Sector Resource Collection

    Resources are available for voluntary sector organizations and volunteers on a variety of topics, such as fundraising, youth engagement, and risk management. For print resources, visit your local public library. View a complete list of the Voluntary Sector Resource Collection print materials.
  2. Skillsonlinens.ca

    Access, at no cost, to hundreds of online courses such as: software applications, customer service, HR fundamentals, and accounting essentials. Private learning plans can be set up and courses assigned. The non-profit bundle of courses is targeted toward board members, volunteers and employees of non-profit organizations.
  3. HR Toolkit

    Free and easy to access information, downloadable templates, practical guides, links to relevant resources and more to help you find, keep and develop your valued employees.
  4. Workplace Education

    Funding and supports are available to help you develop and implement training programs tailored specifically to meet the needs of your organization and your employees.

Community Access-Ability Program

This program offers cost-shared grants to community groups for accessibility related capital improvements. The grants cover up to two-thirds of the direct and indirect costs of renovations, installations, and/or equipment to a maximum of $10,000. The sponsoring organization must raise at least one-third of the funding from other sources. Organizations can receive funding for one project per year under the program.