15 09, 2021

Is your organization ready for hybrid work? Gearing Up for Fall 2021: A Hands-On Guide for the philanthropic sector

2021-09-15T09:34:16-04:00September 15th, 2021|

Only a couple of years ago, teleworking was uncommon. Since then, the pandemic has sparked an electronic revolution in human resources management for charitable organizations. Now, the issue is not whether your organization will offer teleworking, full‑time or part-time, as an option. The issue is how your corporate culture and [...]

15 09, 2021

Why has the labour shortage hit the philanthropy sector so hard?

2021-09-15T07:55:59-04:00September 15th, 2021|

At a time when many organizations aren't getting applications for long‑vacant positions, people ask us this question every day. To unpack the complexity of the situation and offer reassurance if your résumé inbox is underpopulated, Daniel H. Lanteigne, Senior Consultant with BNP Philanthropic Performance, offers some possible answers. The fundraiser [...]

8 06, 2021

COVID-19 is the “mother of invention”

2021-06-30T14:58:36-04:00June 8th, 2021|

If you had asked any executive director in Canada about risk management 14 months ago, you may have had a conversation about bad investments, hacking, fraud, or perhaps senior staff leaving. Work from home schedules, staff layoffs, PPE, and how to work five different virtual meeting platforms would not have [...]

6 04, 2021

To what extent is philanthropy trust-based?

2021-06-30T14:59:02-04:00April 6th, 2021|

Today we explore how a relationship of trust affects philanthropic giving. Making a donation is the result of a voluntary, intentional decision by an individual or organizational donor to support a cause. Why is trust so important? Trust is vital to the effective functioning of our societies. Trust is so [...]

2 02, 2021

Trust-based philanthropy: Redistributing power based on evolving values

2021-06-30T14:59:40-04:00February 2nd, 2021|

Opinion article by Daniel H. Lanteigne, Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Conseiller en ressources humaines agréé (CRHA) [certified human resources advisor]While the concept of trust-based philanthropy is not new, it is gaining considerable momentum in 2021. BNP Philanthropic Performance supports this new philanthropic stance, and would like to contribute to [...]

30 01, 2021

What does CFRE stand for, and why should you care?

2021-06-30T15:14:37-04:00January 30th, 2021|

THERE ARE MORE THAN 40 HOLDERS OF THE CFRE DESIGNATION IN QUEBEC, AND MORE THAN 1,000 IN ALL PARTS OF CANADA. BNP Philanthropic Performance can count on the expertise of three CFREs: President and CEO Christian Bolduc; Vice‑president, Atlantic, Marc Lapointe; and Consultant in Philanthropy and Human Resources Daniel H. Lanteigne. [...]

31 05, 2020

LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR FUNDRAISING: FOUR MAIN POINTS

2021-06-30T15:02:10-04:00May 31st, 2020|

You've set up a charitable organization and obtained your registered charity number (RC number). Now it's time to learn about the legal provisions that govern your fundraising. To manage your organization properly, here are the main points you need to know. Federal legal requirements All registered charities are constituted and [...]