2016 Scotiabank Philanthropic Advisory Forum

You’re invited to the 2016 Scotiabank Philanthropic Advisory Forum.

Join Malcolm Burrows and a panel of industry leaders as they share their insight and expertise on the topic of accountability and measuring impact in the nonprofit sector.

WHEN: Monday, October 17, 2016; 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Presentation, Panel, and Q&A
WHERE: Scotiabank Theatre (900 Burrard St., Vancouver) 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Networking ReceptionMalcolm Burrows is Head of Philanthropic Advisory Services at Scotia Wealth Management, responsible for working with clients to plan, structure and implement their philanthropy, especially through private foundations. He is a nationally-recognized philanthropic advisor that has been working for charities, and with philanthropists, for 25 years.

RSVP to: joanne.grafos@scotiabank.com by October 12.
Scotiabank will donate six $1,000 door prizes to charities in attendance*.

Event Report: 7 Steps to Growing Your Nonprofit With Youtube Videos


7 Steps to Scaling Your Nonprofit or Business With Youtube Videos (Even if You Have Never Done Videos)

In this workshop we discussed 7 actionable steps that will allow to grow your organization on Youtube and show them in action! Participants learned how to:

• Find topics in demand

• Create content that mesmerizes your audience

• Make your videos easy to watch, listen and find

Julia Vorontsova is the founder of Kakadu Media and an SEO expert with over seven years’ experience in the marketing industry. She currently teaches how to create effective marketing videos for business through Langara College’s Continuing Education Department. She has learned video SEO from top industry experts in California and was awarded the Local Video Marketer competition prize as the most improved local video marketer in 2015. Julia has worked on projects in both China and Canada for small to medium-sized businesses. She has an MA from UBC in cognitive science and Asian studies and has researched conceptual metaphors, focusing on their use in successful national and international advertising. She is fluent in four languages, including Mandarin and Ukrainian, and is passionate about advertising and environmental sustainability.Julia’s vision is to help business owners achieve their dreams by offering exceptional expertise and value in online video marketing.

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September Nonprofit Tech Events in Vancouver

Hey friends, there’s lots of great events for the nonprofit tech community. Check ’em out! Or for the latest updates join our group on Facebook and follow us on twitter at #Net2van.

NETSQUARED VANCOUVER EVENTS

Most NetSquared events are free, so don’t be shy – come join us!

7 Steps to Growing Your Nonprofit With Youtube Videos

When: Tuesday, September 13
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/231018982/

In this workshop we are going to discuss 7 actionable steps that will allow to grow your organization on Youtube and show them in action! You will learn how to:

  • Find topics in demand
  • Create content that mesmerizes your audience
  • Make your videos easy to watch, listen and find

An Evening with Hootsuite’s Social Media Experts

When: Wednesday, September 20
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/232598112/

Join us for an evening of training with Hootsuite’s top social media experts! New to social? We are here to get your started with the following:

  • a basic social media strategy
  • understanding the importance of social listening
  • where to find the kind of content your followers will love

Also get the chance to chat 1 to 1 with a Hootsuite social media expert to answer your questions!

How to Use Domain Names to Build and Protect your Brand Online

When: Monday, October 24
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/230551601/

Get the inside scoop on how to choose the right domain name and brand yourself online. We’ll tackle the tough questions about choosing a domain name, getting your website up running, hosting email on your domain, and more.

NETSQUARED VICTORIA EVENTS

How to Develop and Own your Brand Online

When: Tuesday, October 25
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Net2Vic/events/230564077/

Get the inside scoop on how to choose the right domain name and brand yourself online. We’ll tackle the tough questions about choosing a domain name, getting your website up running, hosting email on your domain, and more.

JOBS AND VOLUNTEER POSTINGS

Ladies Learning Code

The Vancouver Chapter of Ladies Learning Code was the first-ever Chapter to launch outside of Toronto in 2012, and has been a cornerstone of our national Chapter community ever since. Today, the Vancouver Chapter is a thriving hub offering workshops and part-time technology education programs to hundreds of women and youth each and every year. In 2016, the Vancouver Chapter is expanding their lineup of programming to include our Digital Skills Part-Time program, a 7-week course designed to equip women with key technical skills to help advance their careers — and this is only the beginning of many big and exciting growth opportunities coming up for Ladies Learning Code Vancouver!

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EVENTS FOR NONPROFITS PLANNED BY OUR FRIENDS

WEBINAR: Tableau Software: How Data Visualization can Empower your Nonprofit

When: September 8
RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7441260877460089346?mc_cid=4a43f330ea

Tableau, the world’s leading data visualization software, is an incredibly powerful tool for helping you understand and present your data. And now eligible nonprofits can finally take advantage of it through TechSoup Canada. Chad Skelton, an award-winning data journalist and Tableau expert, will show you how nonprofits can use Tableau to make sense of their data and create interactive maps and charts to share their data with others.

Founders: Building Your Team Of Champions

When: September 14
RSVP: http://www.thevantagepoint.ca/events/workshops/founders-building-your-team-champions

Vantage Point’s new Founders: Building Your Team of Champions workshop focuses on ways for Not-For-Profit Founders to share their leadership by boosting active participation from board and staff and delegating work to others. Using Susan Kenny Steven’s Nonprofit Lifecycles model, participants assess their organization’s current lifecycle stage and identify relevant and concrete steps to increase engagement from others in key areas of leadership, governance, and management.

Black Boys CODE Presents – Learn to Build a Web Page in a Day

When: Saturday, September 17
RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/black-boys-code-presents-learn-to-build-a-web-page-in-a-day-tickets-27233158109

Designed for boys age 8-17 and a pre-requiste for follow on titles our workshop will provide instruction on how to design and build a website. The workshop is designed to encourage student-driven learning, as participants think analytically, design, play, and code in real-time. No prior programming experience is required to attend this class.

Lumohack: a hackathon for cancer patients

When: September 17th-18
RSVP: http://lumohacks.com/

lumohacks is a 24-hour hackathon where we will use tech to improve the lives of cancer patients! There will be mentors in Healthcare / Tech, and 3D Printers–don’t forget the Food, Fun, and Prizes! Everyone is welcome to attend.

Van IMPACT 2016

When: September 21 and 22, 2016
RSVP: http://www.vanimpact.com/

Learn from and be inspired by amazing speakers, with topics ranging from measuring
social impact, to building a values­ aligned corporate culture, to staying sane as the
founder of a high­-growth startup.

Learn business­ boosting tactics you can implement immediately, during the roundtable
flash workshops

Surround yourself with 500+ like ­minded change makers in an intimate setting, with plenty
of opportunities to have those invaluable “hallway conversations”

Progress Summit BC

When: September 22-23
RSVP: http://www.broadbentinstitute.ca/bcsummit

Bringing leading thinkers, policy experts and organizers together for Progress Summit BC to chart a path forward for a progressive BC.

National Learn To Code Day

When: September 24, 2016
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/vancouver-national-learn-to-code-day-2016-interactive-stories-game-making-with-html-css-on-tickets-26414959856

On September 24th, 2016, Ladies Learning Code is hosting its fourth annual National Learn to Code Day — the first and only event of its kind in Canada. On that day, over 1,500 Canadians will gather together in over 25 communities to challenge themselves to learn a new skill: interactive storytelling and game making using HTML & CSS.

Tableau Training: Telling stories with data

When: September 24-25
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tableau-training-telling-stories-with-data-tickets-25800950337?aff=es2

This two-day, hands-on workshop with award-winning data journalist Chad Skelton will teach you the fundamentals of Tableau, the world’s leading data visualization software, as well as the principles of good data storytelling. You’ll learn the technical skills you need to use Tableau effectively to analyze and visualize your data. And you’ll also learn the art of telling stories with data — from how to choose the right chart type to designing engaging Dashboards — from someone with years of experience building popular interactive maps and charts.

VOLUNTEER FUTURES: Annual Training Event for Volunteers, Non-Profits & Charities

When: September 28-30, 2016
RSVP: http://goo.gl/vaGiF1

Volunteer BC’s annual training event – VOLUNTEER FUTURES. Find out what’s happening around volunteerism across BC. Network, learn best practices, re-visit the basics and build new skills. Let’s look forward by looking back.

Anyone interested in learning more about volunteerism and non-profits are welcome. Join us!

VanFutures Hackathon

When: Friday, September 30 – October 2
RSVPhttp://vanfutures.ca/

A 48-hour crunch tackling the city’s most pressing problems. Collaborate with builders, architects & communicators to shape your future.

Ladies Learning Code: Digital Skills for Beginners Part-Time Program

When: October 11th to November 24th (Tuesday & Thursday Evenings for 7 Weeks)
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/vancouver-digital-skills-for-beginners-part-time-program-october-11th-to-november-24th-tuesday-tickets-26552966638

With the hands-on, social and collaborative learning approach we’re known and loved for, this part-time 7 week program will give you the opportunity to learn directly from industry leading designers and developers and upgrade your skills, explore your desire to make a career switch or start your own business or just learn something new! Scroll down to see the full curriculum!

AFP Breakfast Event: How to Find Your Next BIG Donor

When: October 13
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Information and tips for finding new individual, corporate and foundation donors with low-cost and no-cost options for smaller shops.

Imagine Canada Sector Social Discussion

When: October 18
RSVP: http://www.imaginecanada.ca/ic-events/sector-social-vancouver

Join Vancouver’s leaders and changemakers from nonprofits, foundations, and corporations of every size for an evening of drinks, dessert and discussion as we explore the Future of Philanthropy.

The event will feature a panel discussion, “The Future of Philanthropy”. Come ready to engage with our panelists as they give you their take on what’s next for the charitable sector in Canada and we open the floor for a thought provoking Q&A.

2016 Vancouver National Philanthropy Day

When: Wednesday, November 23
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2016-vancouver-national-philanthropy-day-tickets-19851364967

Join us as we celebrate the 19th Annual National Philanthropy Day in Vancouver, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. This year’s National Philanthropy Day also includes a full-day professional development opportunity for Fundraisers, the National Philanthropy Day Summit. We will also be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Giving Hearts Awards!

Executive Director Pro-D Day Conference

When: Thursday, November 24
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/executive-director-pro-d-day-conference-tickets-5714189294

This exciting day-long event will consist of eight workshops led by fellow Executive Directors, a dynamic keynote address by Vu Le (ED of Rainier Valley Corps and author of Non-Profits with Balls blog), lunch, networking opportunities, and a post-conference publication encapsulating a Top 5 list for each workshop topic.

AFP Giving Tuesday Networking Mingler

When: November 29
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Meet other fundraisers and non-profit professionals in an informal and fun setting. Make connections and stay up-to-date on our sector.

Admission to the event is free but guests must pay for their own food and beverages. Bring your business cards and we’ll see you there!

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Preparation: Google Adwords Hands-On Workshop

We’re super excited for our Google Adwords Hands-On Workshop. The event is now full and there’s a waiting list. Please un-RSVP on meetup if you can’t make it anymore.

To ensure we make the best use of the time please following the steps outlined below and complete the survey.

PREPARATION

Before arriving for the workshop please ensure that your organization has:

  1. A free TechSoup Canada account: http://techsoupcanada.ca/
  2. Applied for your Google Grant: http://www.techsoupcanada.ca/en/support/google/FAQ
  3. Identified three landing pages on your webiste with a trackable conversion point (newsletter, donation, volunteer form, etc.)
  4. Bring a laptop and water bottle to the workshop

If you haven’t applied for your Google Adwords grant yet here’s a step-by-step process courtesy of Shyrie Maharaj: http://j.mp/2bjIWBV

We’ll split into three groups:

  1. Low: getting the grant, getting started, understanding AdWords, etc.
  2. Medium: tracking, monitoring, starting to optimize, etc.
  3. High: negative keywords, conversion tracking, getting to Pro, etc.

To help us assign you please fill out the survey: http://j.mp/2aX5pBu

DETAILS

WHEN: Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
WHERE: Groundswell Cafe, 556 Powell St, Vancouver, BC. (you can buy food and drinks from the cafe)

AGENDA

  • Intro – Brady
  • Quick Overview/Recap of AdWords and Ad Grant – Brady
  • Outline Day and Intro Team – Brady
  • Break Into Groups
    • Work Session 1
    • Break and Q/A 1
    • Work Session 2
    • Break and Q/A 2
  • Recap, Wrap Up

If you have any questions please reach out to me at eli@net2van.com

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Sept 20: An Evening with Hootsuite’s Social Media Experts

Join us for an evening of training with Hootsuite’s top social media experts! New to social? We are here to get your started with the following:

  • a basic social media strategy
  • understanding the importance of social listening
  • where to find the kind of content your followers will love

Also get the chance to chat 1:1 with a Hootsuite social media expert to answer your questions!

RSVP on Meetup

When: Tuesday, September 20, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Hootsuite Headquarters, 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC.
AGENDA

  • 5:30 – 6:15 PM: Doors open. Networking and snacks
  • 6:15 – 8:00 PM: Presentation and 1:1 Q&A with Hootsuite experts

TWITTER
Event hashtag: #Net2van and #HootSmallBiz
Host: @HootBrooke @hootsuite

ACCESSIBILITY

Mobility Access: This venue is wheelchair accessible.
Hearing Access: Speakers at this event will use microphones.
Sight Access: Contact the organizers if you need an advance copy of the presentation.

We want everyone to be able to participate in the Net2Van community and events. Please don’t hesitate to let us know what we can do to accommodate your needs.

Google Adwords Grants

Google Adwords Grants Hands-On Workshop and August #Tech4Good Events

This August NetSquared Vancouver is presenting a series of two Google Adwords Grants events. All nonprofits are eligible for $10,000 per month in free advertising on Google.com – but most organizations aren’t taking advantage of the program. We’ll show you how with an evening presentation and an afternoon hands-on workshop.

NETSQUARED VANCOUVER EVENTS

Most NetSquared events are free, so don’t be shy – come join us!

Introduction to Setting Up Your Free Google Adwords Account

When: Tuesday, August 16 , 6:00 – 7:30 PM
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/231971039/

All Canadian nonprofits and charties can receive $10,000 of free Google Adwords EVERY MONTH with Google Grants. Drive traffic to your website and do more good! But you won’t get the grant if you don’t fill out the form and create your first ad campaign.

We’ll show you how to apply for the program and give a demonstration of how to create an ad in the system. Don’t leave this huge donation on the table!

We will follow-up the demonstration with a free three hour Google Adwords workshop on August 31…

Hands-On Google Adwords Workshop: Creating Your First Ad

When: Wednesday, August 31, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/232896852/

Bring your laptop for this AFTERNOON hands-on workshop. Our expert coaches will help you set up your first Adwords campaign. Free registration is mandatory. 🙂

NETSQUARED VICTORIA EVENTS

How to Develop and Own your Brand Online

When: Tuesday, October 25
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Net2Vic/events/230564077/

Get the inside scoop on how to choose the right domain name and brand yourself online. We’ll tackle the tough questions about choosing a domain name, getting your website up running, hosting email on your domain, and more.

JOBS AND VOLUNTEER POSTINGS

General Manager- CityStudio Vancouver

Details: http://citystudiovancouver.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/CityStudioGeneralManagerJOBPOSTINGJuly2016.pdf
CityStudio is an experimentation and innovation hub for the City of Vancouver where staff, students and community members design and launch projects on the ground. CityStudio aims to create social innovators and change makers who will contribute on the ground in Vancouver and around the world. Projects are co-created, designed and implemented by teams of students, city staff and community members. CityStudio is seeking an experienced, adaptable and skilled General Manager to execute the daily operational needs of CityStudio in Vancouver. This full-time contract position is approximately 40 hours per week.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: NOON AUGUST 12th, 2016

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EVENTS FOR NONPROFITS PLANNED BY OUR FRIENDS

Drupal 8 Accessibility and Why We Care About It

When: Thursday, August 4
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Drupal-Users-Group/events/232545322/

By attending this presentation you’ll get an understanding of the challenges of web accessibility, Drupal 8’s new features, and how the new capabilities benefit the web.

AFP Summer Networking Mingler

When: August 11
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Meet other fundraisers and non-profit professionals in an informal and fun setting. Make
connections and stay up-to-date on our sector.
Admission to the event is free but guests must pay for their own food and beverages.

Salesforce Certifications: Why, what and how! (plus a little show and tell….

When: Wednesday, August 17
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/salesforce-certifications-why-what-and-how-plus-a-little-show-and-tell-tickets-26522736218?aff=Traction

This two part session will include a review and discussion of Salesforce Certifications and a Show and Tell amongst friends 🙂

Lumohack: a hackathon for cancer patients

When: September 17th-18
RSVP: http://lumohacks.com/

lumohacks is a 24-hour hackathon where we will use tech to improve the lives of cancer patients! There will be mentors in Healthcare / Tech, and 3D Printers–don’t forget the Food, Fun, and Prizes! Everyone is welcome to attend.

Van IMPACT 2016

When: September 21 and 22, 2016
RSVP: http://www.vanimpact.com/

Learn from and be inspired by amazing speakers, with topics ranging from measuring
social impact, to building a values­ aligned corporate culture, to staying sane as the
founder of a high­-growth startup.

Learn business­ boosting tactics you can implement immediately, during the roundtable
flash workshops

Surround yourself with 500+ like ­minded change makers in an intimate setting, with plenty
of opportunities to have those invaluable “hallway conversations”

VOLUNTEER FUTURES: Annual Training Event for Volunteers, Non-Profits & Charities

When: September 28-30, 2016
RSVP: http://goo.gl/vaGiF1

Volunteer BC’s annual training event – VOLUNTEER FUTURES. Find out what’s happening around volunteerism across BC. Network, learn best practices, re-visit the basics and build new skills. Let’s look forward by looking back.

Anyone interested in learning more about volunteerism and non-profits are welcome. Join us!

VanFutures Hackathon

When: Friday, September 30 – October 2
RSVP: https://www.picatic.com/event14682765199190

A 48-hour crunch tackling the city’s most pressing problems. Collaborate with builders, architects & communicators to shape your future.

Ladies Learning Code: Digital Skills for Beginners Part-Time Program

When: October 11th to November 24th (Tuesday & Thursday Evenings for 7 Weeks)
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/vancouver-digital-skills-for-beginners-part-time-program-october-11th-to-november-24th-tuesday-tickets-26552966638

With the hands-on, social and collaborative learning approach we’re known and loved for, this part-time 7 week program will give you the opportunity to learn directly from industry leading designers and developers and upgrade your skills, explore your desire to make a career switch or start your own business or just learn something new! Scroll down to see the full curriculum!

AFP Breakfast Event: How to Find Your Next BIG Donor

When: October 13
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Information and tips for finding new individual, corporate and foundation donors with low-cost and no-cost options for smaller shops.

AFP Giving Tuesday Networking Mingler

When: November 29
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Meet other fundraisers and non-profit professionals in an informal and fun setting. Make connections and stay up-to-date on our sector.

Admission to the event is free but guests must pay for their own food and beverages. Bring your business cards and we’ll see you there!

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July Nonprofit & Tech Events

Hey friends, there’s lots of great events for the nonprofit tech community. Check ’em out! Or for the latest updates join our group on Facebook or follow us on twitter at #Net2van.

NETSQUARED VANCOUVER EVENTS

Most NetSquared events are free, so don’t be shy – come join us!

Net2van/Changemaker’s Picnic

When: Wednesday, July 6
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/228902821/

Changing the world is hard work, so let’s get together to take a moment to celebrate the strides we’ve made thus far! Join us on July 6th for the Changemakers Summer Potluck in Stanley Park – it’ll be an enjoyable and open event to all so we can hang out with our friends, colleagues and families.

Design an Exceptional Digital Experience

When: Tuesday, July 12
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/228948710/

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to assess your organization’s brand and digital footprint, look at case studies of leading digital experience organizations, and learn how to help your organization stand out, connect with people, and stay ahead of the curve.

Hands-On Workshop: Setting Up Your Free Google Adwords Account

When: Tuesday, August 16
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/net2van/events/231971039/

Get $10,000 of FREE advertising with the Google Grants – we’ll show you how and help you set up your first Adwords campaign.

NETSQUARED VICTORIA EVENTS

NGO Summer Social

When: Tuesday, July 5
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Net2Vic/events/228547950/

Because changing the world is hard work! This July 5th, join the Net2Vic community and local NGO friends for a fun summer social at The Drake Eatery. We’ll provide lots of delicious food and you can buy a drink from over 25 craft beers and ciders (and some wine too).

THINGS OF INTEREST

Want to learn the salary and compensation landscape in your corner of the nonprofit sector?

Complete the first Metro Vancouver Nonprofit Sector Salary Survey by July 31. Organizations who participate will receive 40% off the final report. The more organizations that participate, the better the data to inform our future salaries and benefits. For more information and to complete the survey, visit http://bit.ly/296bAqv.

JOBS AND VOLUNTEER POSTINGS

React.js developer – DreamRider Productions

DreamRide Productions is an award-winning youth engagement charity with a mission to inspire a generation of environmental superheroes through live theatre and interactive multimedia. Full details about the opportunity can be found at http://dreamriderproductions.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Platform-v2-contractor-advert.pdf

Database Consultant/Knowledge Philanthropist & Inventory Management Consultant – Opt

Sex Sense is currently seeking a Database Consultant/Knowledge Philanthropist. Click here for details. Opt is also recruiting a Inventory Management Consultant. Click here for details.
For more information, or to express your interest, please email hpalmqvist@optbc.org

BC NDP – Digital Coordinator – Video Producer

http://www.bcndp.ca/jobs/6691
The BC NDP is seeking a qualified individual to produce, shoot and edit video projects as part of our growing digital team for the 2017 BC Provincial Election.
The successful applicant will execute projects ranging from short web videos to live broadcasts. Responsibilities will also include participation in concept creation.

Megaphone – COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

http://www.megaphonemagazine.com/work_with_megaphone
This is a new position for Megaphone. What that means is that we want to find a person who cares about the work we do and who is a great fit with our team and culture. This also means you’ll be part of creating what the role looks like.

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EVENTS FOR NONPROFITS PLANNED BY OUR FRIENDS

THE NEW SOCIETIES ACT @ ALLIANCE FOR ARTS + CULTURE

When: Wednesday, July 6
RSVP: http://lawfornonprofits.ca/workshop-events/2016/7/6/the-new-societies-act-alliance-for-arts-culture

There are more than 27,000 non-profit societies in BC, providing services and programs that touch virtually every citizen. The BC Society Act, which provides the rules for governance and incorporation of non-profits, is set for important changes. The official proclamation of the new Societies Act will likely take place in fall 2016, and there will be a two year transition period by which time all societies in BC will have to make the switch to the new Act.

THE NEW SOCIETIES ACT @ PAL THEATRE, VANCOUVER

When: Wednesday, July 6
RSVP: http://lawfornonprofits.ca/workshop-events/2016/7/6/the-new-societies-act-pal-theatre-vancouver

MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert and PLEO invite you to join Debbie Turner, Deputy Registrar along with representatives from the Ministry of Finance who will guide us through the critical changes being introduced through the new Societies Act. Learn what the new Act will mean to your Society’s current corporate and governance practices, highlight significant changes from the current legislation, and provide tips on how to prepare your board and your organization for the transition to the new Act.

Event Management in the Raiser’s Edge

When: Wednesday, July 6
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/BCBlackbaudUsers/events/231894554/

At our next session, we plan to cover Event Management in the Raiser’s Edge.

The first presentation will showcase how Signature Events and Independent Community events are handled at VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, from overall Event record set-up with a focus on important things to track to guest list responses, attendees, donations, sponsorships & payments, gift summaries and expenses.

AFP Breakfast Event: The Art of the Ask

When: July 21
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Back by popular demand, this interactive workshop will help hone your face-to-face asking skills. Expert fundraisers will lead each table in different ask scenarios to guide your approach and build your confidence. This session’s ask experts will be confirmed later this spring.

AFP 2016 Annual General Meeting, Roundtable Discussion, and Mingler

When: July 21
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

AFP Vancouver would like to invite you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 16. In addition to reviewing the past year’s activities, in the hour preceding the AGM, the AFP Mentorship Committee will be hosting roundtable discussions led by experts in the field.

This event is intended to bring together our community of fundraisers, inspire dialogue, and provide the opportunity to learn from expert fundraisers. While you must be an AFP member to vote in the AGM, you do not have to be an AFP member to participate in the roundtable discussions.

AFP Summer Networking Mingler

When: August 11
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Meet other fundraisers and non-profit professionals in an informal and fun setting. Make
connections and stay up-to-date on our sector.
Admission to the event is free but guests must pay for their own food and beverages.

Lumohack: a hackathon for cancer patients

When: September 17th-18
RSVP: http://lumohacks.com/

lumohacks is a 24-hour hackathon where we will use tech to improve the lives of cancer patients! There will be mentors in Healthcare / Tech, and 3D Printers–don’t forget the Food, Fun, and Prizes! Everyone is welcome to attend.

Van IMPACT 2016

When: September 21 and 22, 2016
RSVP: http://www.vanimpact.com/

Learn from and be inspired by amazing speakers, with topics ranging from measuring
social impact, to building a values­ aligned corporate culture, to staying sane as the
founder of a high­-growth startup.

Learn business­ boosting tactics you can implement immediately, during the roundtable
flash workshops

Surround yourself with 500+ like ­minded change makers in an intimate setting, with plenty
of opportunities to have those invaluable “hallway conversations”

AFP Breakfast Event: How to Find Your Next BIG Donor

When: October 13
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Information and tips for finding new individual, corporate and foundation donors with low-cost and no-cost options for smaller shops.

AFP Giving Tuesday Networking Mingler

When: November 29
RSVP: http://afpvancouver.org/Upcoming-Events.aspx

Meet other fundraisers and non-profit professionals in an informal and fun setting. Make connections and stay up-to-date on our sector.

Admission to the event is free but guests must pay for their own food and beverages. Bring your business cards and we’ll see you there!

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