GOODWORKS : UPCOMING TORONTO EVENTS
Looking for new opportunities to learn and grow? We’ve curated a list of what’s on in the social profit sector. Mark your calendar and get out there, you social butterfly! Here are a couple of upcoming Toronto events we think you should know about.
UPCOMING TORONTO EVENTS
FIVE GOOD IDEAS FOR BUILDING STRONG TEAMS
APRIL 30, 2019, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Individuals may generate ideas but teams bring them to life. In some cases we are working with teams of people who report to us in a workplace setting, in other instances, our teams may be composed of volunteers. We may have a team of 2 people or a team of 200. But in all cases, the strongest teams are made up of people who believe that their efforts will have a positive impact and also (less widely discussed) offer them personal benefit. Learn about five good ideas for building teams that deliver projects and uplift people.
FREE WEBINAR: ASSESSING INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE
MAY 9, 2019, 1:00 PM
Today’s professionals — across all sectors — need to be interculturally competent. At the end of this webinar, participants will understand what intercultural competence is, how it can affect an organization, and how to use assessments to achieve cultural competence and inclusion goals.
After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Explain what intercultural competence is
- Analyze how cultural competence can affect their role/organization
- Prioritize their need to move their organization towards greater intercultural competence
- Understand how to assess the intercultural competence of an individual or group
CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE
MAY 14, 2019, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
The Corporate Partnership Conference (brought to you by Spire Philanthropy and The Sponsorship Collective) will explore the entire corporate partnership spectrum. From philanthropy to sponsorship to cause marketing…and everything in between. Experts from across Canada will be sharing their knowledge and best practices relating to how charities and brands work together to expand each other’s missions. Our president, Shelley Mayer will host the following panel discussion:
GETTING TO THE HEART OF SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS WITH TELUS AND KIDS’ HEALTH LINKS
The strongest and most sustainable company and charity partnerships are about more than just cheque writing. Value creation is at the heart of a successful partnership. For charities, it means advancing your mission by leveraging ALL a partner’s potential resources including expertise, thought leadership, talent, and innovation. For companies, a well-shaped and strategic charitable partnership will enhance your employee engagement, build brand affinity, improve customer loyalty, attract new customers, and strengthen brand reputation. TELUS is one prominent Canadian brand leading the way in promoting robust and value aligned partnerships through its Friendly Future Foundation. Learn how as Shelley facilitates a lively discussion with Shannon Gorman, National Director of Community Affairs for TELUS and Basile Papaevangelou, Founder of TELUS partner, Kids’ Health Links Foundation.
CHARITABLE GIVING IN THE AGE OF AUTOMATION
MAY 14, 2019, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Technology has changed every aspect of our daily lives, but how has it influenced how we give back? Join the Economic Club on May 14th to discuss how non-profits are adapting and innovating as we shift the way we donate.
As donating transitions online and crowdfunding becomes the way of the future, how can we best support non-profits when their models rely on loyalty and repeat giving? How does the aging population play a role? What does the future of giving look like for millennials? How does giving differ based on population and region?
It’s time to shift our focus. According to the second annual ‘The Giving Report’ (2018), the charitable sector contributes largely to the Canadian economy, employing 2 million people, responsible for 8.1% of GDP and incorporating 13 million volunteers each year.
With speakers from Canada’s most recognized charities such as SickKids Foundation, Plan International, United Way alongside innovators like CanadaHelps and MustardSeed, the conversation will explore the challenges non-profits face in 2019 and what strategies we can use to increase awareness, support the non-profit sector and move forward sustainably.
AFP FUNDRAISING DAY 2019
MAY 30, 2019, 8:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fundraising Day provides a one-day opportunity to network with the sectors most sought-after professionals and to learn from Canada’s top educators about the unique challenges and opportunities within the realm of fundraising and development.