20 09, 2023

Economic Context and its Impact on Philanthropy in Canada: Forecast 2023-2024

2023-09-20T06:51:33-04:00September 20th, 2023|

As we begin the September 2023 school year, it is essential to be aware of what the economic situation was in the first months of the year and its potential impact on the philanthropic sector. To help you prepare for these challenges, we present a summary of predictions by the [...]

20 09, 2023

8 strategies to reverse the downward trend in number of donors

2023-09-27T07:54:02-04:00September 20th, 2023|

Philanthropy is constantly evolving, and charities must adapt to stay relevant and successful in this ever-changing field. One of the significant trends that the philanthropic sector needs to address collectively, is the reduction in the number of donors offset to date by the increase in the average donation, mainly attributable [...]

23 02, 2023

Building a Donor Stewardship Program in 6 Steps

2023-02-23T14:17:39-04:00February 23rd, 2023|

Donor loyalty is an important aspect of nonprofit fundraising campaigns. In fact, it represents a source of reliable funding for the launching of initiatives while creating a community of support around a cause and the achievement of long-term objectives. However, creating a donor stewardship program can be a challenge for [...]

6 02, 2023

What challenges will the philanthropic world face in 2023?

2023-02-07T10:38:52-04:00February 6th, 2023|

The war in Ukraine, the COVID-19 pandemic and rising inflation have certainly transformed our world recently. In response, organizations have had to expand their activities, which has required them to seek out more donations and subsidies so that they can continue to respond to society’s needs. Let’s see what challenges [...]

6 02, 2023

Overview of Funding Programs for Organizations

2023-02-07T10:42:07-04:00February 6th, 2023|

To help you easily find funding programs for organizations that correspond to your needs, we have put together a list of programs available in 2023. Community Services Recovery Fund (CSRF) Deadline: Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at 5 p.m. The Community Services Recovery Fund is a $400-million investment fund for charities [...]

22 09, 2022

What is an organization’s brand image?

2022-09-22T09:33:54-04:00September 22nd, 2022|

We have sought the advice of David Desmarais, philanthropic consultant at BNP Philanthropic Performance on the importance of brand image. David has always been passionate about communications and marketing, and completed a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. This paved the way for a [...]

14 09, 2022

Communication: The Crucial Connection among your Cause, your Client Groups, and your Donors

2022-09-14T09:06:26-04:00September 14th, 2022|

Aristotle taught that rhetoric is the art of using language well in order to influence, persuade and convince one's hearers. By means of figures of speech, rhetoric allows listeners to understand a speaker clearly and to internalize that person's message. Rhetoric reaches minds, using eloquence and exchange to convey information, [...]

30 08, 2022

Training for Fundraisers: A New Breed of Creative, Specialized Professionals

2022-09-07T10:20:16-04:00August 30th, 2022|

Read on to learn more about training for fundraisers.In recent decades, although the expanding field of philanthropy has created a significant need for talented professional fundraising executives, supply has not kept up with this demand. In fact, philanthropy is still hobbled by widely-held mindsets and unspoken assumptions: resistance to change, [...]