COMMITTEE

Stewart Wong, Chair, Vice-President, Communications, Marketing and Advocacy, Holland Bloorview

Gary Gladstone, Principal, Gladstone Consulting

Kristina Kramer, Marketing Specialist & Assistant, CAMH Foundation

Ken Mayhew, President & CEO, William Osler Health System Foundation

Sarah Midanik, Executive Director, Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto

Brad Offman, CFRE, Founder and Principal, Spire Philanthropy

Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO, Plan International Canada

Michelle Vinokurov,  Director of Corporate and Community Engagement at North York General Foundation

 

TOOL KIT

Government Relations Tool Kit: If You Build It They Will Come – AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada (Feb. 2014) English ~ French

 

NEWS

 

Charity & NFP Law Update – Theresa L.M. Man, Esther S.J. Oh, Ryan M. Prendergast and Terrance S. Carter (March. 2017)

Charity & NFP Law Update – Terrance S. Carter, B.B.A., LL.B., TEP, Nancy E. Claridge, Carters Professional Corporation (Jan. 2017)

Charity & NFP Law Update – Terrance S. Carter, B.B.A., LL.B., TEP, Nancy E. Claridge, Carters Professional Corporation (Aug. 2016)

Charity & NFP Law Update – Terrance S. Carter, B.B.A., LL.B., TEP, Nancy E. Claridge, Carters Professional Corporation (June 2016)

Updating Charities and Not-For-Profits on recent legal developments and risk management considerations – Terrance S. Carter, B.B.A., LL.B., TEP, Nancy E. Claridge, Carters Professional Corporation (Mar. 2016)

Improving Social Infrastructure by Enabling Charities and Nonprofits: Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance – Imagine Canada (Feb. 2016)

Pre-Budget Consultation Brief To The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance – AFP (Feb. 23, 2016)

The Moral Imperative for Policy Advocacy – Dr. Roger Gibbins, Senior Fellow, the Max Bell Foundation, The Philanthropist (Feb. 2016)

Minister Lebouthillier announces winding down of the political activities audit program for charities – Canada Revenue Agency (Jan. 20, 2016)

On the Mend: Putting the Spark Back in the Government-Charitable Sector Relationship – Lisa Lalande, Executive Lead, Mowat NFP (Jan. 14, 2016)

Canada: Policy Changes on Estate Donations, Taxation Rates of Trusts– Canada Revenue Agency (Jan. 2016)

Charity mustn’t be a victim of tax reform – Donald K. Johnson, The Globe and Mail (Dec. 14, 2015)

CRA revoking registered charities for long term inactivity – Mark Blumberg, Partner, Non-Profit and Charity Law, Blumberg Segal LLP (Dec. 12, 2015)

Financial Post’s Charities of the Year report card 2015 – Claire Brownwell, National Post (Dec. 10, 2015)

Canadian government proposes larger tax incentive for donations against donors income over $200,000 – Mark Blumberg, Partner, Non-Profit and Charity Law, Blumberg Segal LLP (Dec. 7, 2015)

Minister of National Revenue Mandate Letter – Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada (Nov. 2015)

Holiday giving expected to hit $5 billion – Imagine Canada (Nov. 24, 2015)

Trekking the Ratings – Bruce MacDonald, President & CEO, Imagine Canada (Nov. 24, 2015)

Sussex Federal Cabinet Shuffle Memo –  Sussex (Nov. 4, 2015)

AFP’s Government Relations Committee Weighs in on Canada’s Anti-spam Regulations – AFP (Mar. 19, 2013)

Nonprofits play crucial role in public policy decisions – Andrea McManus (July 31, 2013)

 

RESEARCH

State of the Sector Review 2015 – AFP (Dec. 2015)

Federal Platform Proposal: Stronger Together: Forging a New Relationship between Canada’s Charities and the Federal Government  (July 14, 2015)  English ~ French

Tax Incentives Worldwide Help Increase Charitable Donations Says New Global Study [The Rules to Give By Index] – Nexus, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and the Charities Aid Foundation, distribution partner NFP (Dec. 2014)

Influencing Public Policy: Rules for Charities Engaging in Advocacy – CCVO Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (Nov. 2014)

Rating Charity Overhead Rates: The Limitation of Overhead to Determine Charity Performance – Caroline Riseboro, MPNL (Candidate), President & CEO, Plan International Canada,  Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, Carleton University (Sept. 29, 2014)

Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving in Canada – Report of the Standing Committee of Finance, James Rajotte, MP, Chair (Feb. 2013)

Charities Speaking Out: The Evolution of Advocacy and Political Activities by Charities in Canada – By Terrance S. Carter, B.B.A., LL.B., TEP, Trade-mark Agent,Theresa L.M. Man, B.Sc., M.Mus., LL.B., LL.M., Carters Professional Corporation (Oct. 2010)

AFP Chapter Government Relations Manual – AFP (2004)

 

PRESENTATIONS

Tax & estate planning update Jamie Golombek, Managing Director, Tax & Estate Planning, Tax & estate planning update, Ottawa Estate Planning Council (Jan. 2016)

Debunking Charity Overhead Rates – Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO, Plan International Canada (Nov. 2015)

Advocating for Canadians and Communities: Ensuring Charities’ Voices are Heard – Imagine Canada (Oct. 2, 2015) English ~ French

Friends in High Places: Why Your Success Depends on Government Relations – Caroline Riseboro, President & CEO, Plan International Canada , Ken Mayhew, President & CEO William Osler Health System Foundation, Brad Offman, Founder and Principal, Spire Philanthropy (Nov. 2014)

How to Work With All Levels of Government to Maximize Revenue – Gary Gladstone, CFRE, Principal, Gladstone Consulting (Nov. 2013)

Melt the Chill! How Charities Can Safely and Wisely Advocate for Change – Ken Wyman, CFRE, Humber College (Nov. 2013)

Fundraising and Activism – Robert C. Osborne, The Osborne Group, Inc. (Nov. 2013)

New Rules for Charities Engaged in Advocacy – Terrance S. Carter, B.A., LL.B., TEP, Trade-mark Agent, Carters Professional Corporation (Sept. 2012)