Business and Non-Profits
  Of course the sector needs to be sustainable but that’s not the “be all, end all.” The real goal is to have a civil society with organizations that are there for the public good.
 
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> Of course the sector needs to be sustainable
  Of course the sector needs to be sustainable but that’s not the "be all, end all". The real goal is to have a civil society with organizations that are there for the public good.
> Making visible the public benefit economy
  Gradually, I have come to believe that we require our own language and a new way of approaching the nonprofit and charitable sector if we are to meet its challenges. The new language that I believe we need would have profound implications for how we think not just about organizations serving the public good but also about our interactions in the world.
> Get Moving May 31 2008 deadline
  Join ONN in calling for a dedicated Public Benefit Corporations Act in Ontario.
The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), expert working group has prepared three responses to the three consultation papers on the Corporations Act issued by the Government of Ontario. All three can now be found on the brand new ONN website.
> Canada’s Nonprofit Maze
  Canada’s nonprofit maze: A Scan of legislation and regulation impacting revenue generation in the nonprofit sector.
> Where Charity and Business Meet
  For at least a decade voluntary sector organizations have been pushed to adopt more business practices. In some sectors this has lead to the opening up of what were traditionally voluntary sector fields to for-profit organizations. In other areas funders have tried to implement business practices in their funding agreements.
> Why The Business Approach is Failing The Voluntary Sector
  The Sarnia-Lambton Rebound Program was hailed by Jason Clemens of the Fraser Institute as a model of business practices in a Globe and Mail article, October 2000, in which he exhorted other social service organizations to follow suit. The article implies that was business methods that tipped the balance and made this little agency so successful.
> Business case for sustainable funding
  This is the first of a series of articles about the need to assess the impact of the new funder-provider relationship. During the 1990’s a quiet revolution has been taking place between funders and the not-for-profit agencies who deliver community-based services.
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