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All news relevant to the nonprofit and charitable sector in Canada as selected by Imagine Canada staff

Canada’s charitable sector is more diverse than (some) rating agencies think

The challenge is that some of the criteria and metrics used by charity rating agencies in Canada are not effective, and are in fact misleading.

While we appreciate the intent to help donors make informed giving decisions, charities with very different causes, structures, operating systems and mandates are evaluated as though all charities are the same. We are not. (Globe and Mail)

Three Ways to Overcome Decision Fatigue in Your Nonprofit Communications Work

On more than a few occasions, I’ve told friends and family that the gift I most want on my birthday or Mother’s Day is to NOT be asked to make a decision. I make what feels like a million decisions in managing work and family, and it’s exhausting. This respite from my “decision fatigue” is a real gift. (Nonprofit Marketing Guide)