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WELCOME TO THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR KNOWLEDGE NETWORK (VSKN)

A PROGRAM OF
THE CENTRE FOR NON PROFIT MANAGEMENT
Victoria, B.C., Canada

Management Assistance for the Staff and Volunteers who Lead Canada's Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations

VSKN will help you find answers to your management problems, issues and concerns. For each of them you can:

  • Go directly to the best information on the topic that is available on the web or find the best books and articles

  • Seek one-on-one help from mentors with specialized knowledge and experience with the topic

 


Just click on the broad nonprofit management topic area below that is most likely to cover your interests OR enter keywords that capture your concern in the SEARCH function at the top of this page.

  • Leadership and governance of nonprofit organizations. Topics covered include: planning, board development, leadership skills, managing change.

  • Community and government relations. Topics covered include: building partnerships, improving relations with media, governments and clients.

  • Fund raising. Topics covered include: learning how to fund raise, getting grants and donations, raising money through special events, campaigns, for-profit activities and gaming.

  • Financial Management. Topics covered include: accounting, bookkeeping, budgeting and financial reporting.

  • Accountability and evaluation for programs and organizational performance. Topics covered include: building accountability relationships, measuring outcomes.

  • Managing People. Topics covered include: finding, keeping, and getting the best from paid staff and volunteers.

  • Information and Communications Technology. Topics covered include: making the most of computers, e-mail and websites.


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