Not For Profit Workshop

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Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre

1900 3rd Avenue East

Owen Sound, ON N4K 2M6


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Make Your Organization Stronger! Come participate in multiple learning labs, presentations, networking, and a health break - Lunch provided

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8:30 am - Registration

Morning Sessions:

9:00 am - Learning Lab #1

Session A: Cybersecurity Threats – Prevention vs. Cure

Presenter: Steve Brown - Manager, Cybersecurity, BDO

Is your organization safe? Cybersecurity will remain a serious problem for decades to come, as attackers become more sophisticated and networks more complex.

Session B: Successful Fundraising case studies

Presenters: Colleen Seaman, OsHare & Emily Morrison, LaunchPad Youth Activity and Technology Centre

Learn how 2 organizations planned, implemented and thanked funders for their successful fundraising.

9:45 am - Learning Lab #2:

Session C: Strategic Management for NFP leaders

Presenter: Stuart Reid, Executive Director, Community Foundation Grey Bruce

Executive Directors and NFP leaders - stay on mission with Strategic plans, leading with strategy, organizing to-do list

Session D: Marketing 101

Presenter: Sarah Haefling, Community Outreach Officer, Community Foundation

5 Essential Steps to creating your effective marketing plan and a dive into mastering social media marketing

10:25 am - Break

10:45 am - Learning Lab #3

Session E: Cultural Awareness in the Not for Profit World

Presenters: May Ip, Pathways Development Officer & Trish Meekins, Nikaanaganaa Counselling & Learning Centre

Building better relationships with First Nations, newcomers and immigrants - affecting hiring, volunteers, partnerships, project implementation

Session F: Mental Health in the NFP workplace

Presenter: Charlotte MacFarlane, Mental Health Works

Did you know that 1/3 of workplace leave of absence is due to mental health reasons? How does this affect your organization?

11:30 am - Health Break!

Walk the Bayshore indoor track with us!

11:45 am - Lunch

12:30 pm - Welcome! 

12:45 pm - Investment Readiness Program

With Elly Green - SENCO

1:15 pm - CFGB Granting Updates & Financial Requirements

Understanding Accounting terminology

Presenter: Vicky Watson, BDO

2020 Foundation Grant Application Updates

Presenter: Wendy Bachiu, Grant Co-ordinator

1:40 pm - How storytelling can benefit your organization

Presenter: Joan Chandler, Artistic Director, Sheatre

2:45 pm Wrap-up 

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1900 3rd Avenue East

Owen Sound, ON N4K 2M6


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