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Helping nonprofit organizations work better

Volunteer Canada has compiled tools, materials and resources to help organizations screen volunteers. Its 10-step program can help you identify anyone who could harm children or other vulnerable people that your organization serves.

The Not for-Profit Incorporators Handbook provides an easy-to-understand explanation of how to apply for incorporation and charitable status.

The website of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs provides an extremely helpful Effective Organizations section that includes fact sheets and other resources on managing a non-profit organization, plus a Rural Development Handbook.

Consider This! A Resource for Boards of Directors of Community Agencies, developed by the Ministry of Community and Social Services, could help your agency develop board and management structures that contribute to good governance and accountability and ultimately result in higher quality service