How to survive in the current economic realities for non profit organizations
As non profit organizations are facing funding cutbacks related to economic and political realities, how do they manage to deliver their services and for that matter survive?
Many not for profits are turning to earned revenue strategies for their organizations. Volunteer board members need to be prepared to analyze the inherent challenges and risks associated with pursuing this strategy.
Join MAVA on October 5th for a networking and professional development session: Earned Revenue Strategies for Your Non-Profit Organization, How to Survive in the Current Economic Realities for Non-profit Organizations.
Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
Time: Networking, 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Presentation, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Where: Norwood Hotel, Tache Room. 112 Marion St, Winnipeg MB
Refreshments: Light refreshments included with registration fee
Fee: MAVA members $30.00. Non-members $50.00
Registration deadline: Friday, October 2, 2015. 4:00pm.
Marty Donkervoort has held senior positions in the corporate and public sectors and in the social economy, most recently in Winnipeg’s inner-city.
In the social economy, Marty: founded A-way Express, a Toronto courier that employs people with mental health challenges; mentored The Big Carrot, a worker co-op in the retail health food sector; founded and managed Inner City Renovation, a social enterprise in the construction sector designed to create jobs and alleviate poverty in Winnipeg’s North End; and provides leadership to Canada’s social enterprise community.
He teaches courses on social enterprise, non-profit management, co-operatives and sustainability at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba.
Marty is author of Inner City Renovation: How a Social Enterprise Changes Lives and Communities, (2013, Fernwood Publishing) and has published widely on social enterprise and worker cooperatives, in the academic and practitioner literature.
Marty’s contributions have been celebrated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, who named him “A Canadian making a Difference” (2009). He was a finalist in the Ernst and Young Prairie Region 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year competition. In 2015, he was recognized as one of the most talented social innovators by the World Corporate Social Responsibility Congress.
Marty Donkervoort holds a B.Sc.F .in Timber Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University.