Video: OTF 2012 Conference Clips

Here are a few clips from the recent Ontario Trillium Foundation Conference:

Panelists at the opening plenary session of OTF’s professional conference were asked for their perspectives on the current status of the not-for-profit sector. 
Here are some excepts.

Ratna Omidvar President of Maytree, talks about the nature of collaboration in the sector.
Susan Pigott, VP, Communications and Community Engagement at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and member of the Drummond Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services, talks about opportunities in healthcare for the not-for-profit sector.

Click here to view clips and here

Aging and the Not-for-Profit Sector in Ontario: Ready or Not?”

From the Ontario Trillium Foundation:

“On April 6th the Ontario Trillium Foundation hosted a symposium on aging: “Aging and the Not-for-Profit Sector in Ontario: Ready or Not?”

 During the symposium they heard some great examples of interesting initiatives to transform our communities into more welcoming, safe and accessible places for people of all ages.

On the website,  Aging & the Not-for-Profit Sector in Ontario. you can also find the presentation materials from the symposium panelists, and in the future, audio clips of some the discussions. They will also be posting on the website within the next month the results from the research  undertaken, so please check the site periodically for updates.

They are also encouraging others to share their stories of initiatives in their communities.   

Please visit  “Share your stories” page and engage in a conversation around these experiences.

Report – OTF – Strengthening Collaboration in Ontario’s Not‐for‐profit Sector

From the Ontario Trillium Foundation:

“The purpose of this Research Project is to explore what is new, emerging and evolving or changing in collaborations within the not‐for‐profit sector in Ontario, and to identify opportunities to enhance the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) role in supporting effective collaborations among its grantees and funders.”

Click here to read full report - 36 pages in pdf

Importance of ethical, accountable governance

Here is an excerpt from a speech recently given by Helen Burstyn, Chairperson of the Ontario Trillium Foundation on the importance of ethical, accountable governance. via Canadian Charity Law’s website

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