July 23 2014 - In today’s volatile financial climate charities need to continually reassess their ability to generate funding – adapting current strategies and introducing new income streams when needed (The Guardian).
July 22 2014 – The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has released a new update with information about the regulation of political activities for charities (Charity Village).
July 22 2014 - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has received a lot of attention recently. There are accusations of political interference; the Federal Government has been accused of using CRA audits to stifle opposition in such areas as the environment and human rights (Hilborn Charity Info).
July 21 2014 - The Canada Revenue Agency has launched a political-activities audit of PEN Canada, a small charity promoting freedom of expression that has criticized the Harper government in the past (CBC).
July 21 2014 - The finishing touches on the resource guide of Bicycle Indiana were completed despite the three main parties being in different parts of the country during the final week of the project (Nonprofit Times).
July 20 2014 - At the top end, philanthropy is a disproportionate business. The largest funders, the big foundations, the massive fortunes and their grant officers enjoy a position of power over nonprofits and social entrepreneurs that’s similar – if not more dominant – to the venture capital and startup equation (Forbes).
July 18 2014 - Preparing ahead and sticking by your story is key to keeping reputation intact under pressure, says panel of charity experts (The Guardian).