Resources - Fundraising

Checklists

Planning a fundraising event? Developing a fundraising plan? This checklist will help you to be more accountable in your fundraising activities.

Fast Facts

Fundraising events such as luncheons, banquets, or golf tournaments involve giving benefits to the donors. These benefits are known as advantages under the Income Tax Act. When calculating the eligible amount for an official donation receipt, these advantages must be taken into account.

Guides

The purpose of this pack is to assist small and mid-size registered charities and non-profit organizations in assessing their accountability and transparency practices and in planning their further learning.
The purpose of this pack is to assist small and mid-size registered charities and non-profit organizations in assessing their accountability and transparency practices and in planning their further learning.
This handbook introduces the concept of accountability, shares some good accountability and transparency practices and suggests a pathway for charities to learn more about how to be accountable.
This handbook introduces the concept of accountability, shares some good accountability and transparency practices and suggests a pathway for charities to learn more about how to be accountable.

Podcasts

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Registered Charities and Third Party Fundraisers - Considerations when hiring fundraising professionals, do's and don'ts of fundraising and more....
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This interview with Peter Broder, covers: * definition of fundraising * cost of fundraising activities * private gain * other CRA requirements and provincial fundraising requirements.

Peter Broder is a lawyer and policy analyst with the Muttart Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta

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Interview with Peter Broder, lawyer and Policy Analyst with the Muttart Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta on allocation and reporting of expenditures for fundraising activities with multiple purposes.

Webinars

In June of 2009 CRA released its Fundraising Guidance for Registered Charities. The guidance provides infromation on everything from "what is fundraising" to "how to allocate fundraising expenses". This informative presentation provides an overview of the guidance, talks about the ins and outs of allocation and reporting of expenditures for fundraising acitivities, and demystifies 3rd party fundraising. Presentation speaker: Peter Broder. The Webinar was held March 24th, 2010.

What is a Webinar?
Short for Web-based seminar, a webinar is a learning event delivered over the web, combined with a conference call for the audio of the event. Each webinar in our series will be 60 minutes long, and feature interactive elements, so that participants can learn from the presenters but also ask questions and learn from each other.

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