Managing an Organization

These topic guides offer a range of resources from policy samples to guidance on best practices related to charity and nonprofit organizational management. 

Find resources dealing specifically with the roles, responsibilities, risk and management of your Board of Directors.

Find information on budgeting, accounting, reporting to the CRA, and dealing with risk & liability.

Find insight into grantseeking, prospecting, corporate funders, ethics & regulatory requirements.

Find policies and resources on hiring, training, benefits, and complying with current HR legislation.

Find resources on key issues and ethics related to recruitment, risk management and screening.

Get the key facts about starting a charity or nonprofit in Canada, including alternative ways to support your favorite causes.

Charity Tax Tools was developed by Imagine Canada to help registered charities understand what they must do in order to meet Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requirements. 

Visit the Standards Resources to find a standard by standard resource guide open to everyone. Organizations wishing to demonstrate publicly that they meet the Standards can participate in a voluntary peer-review-based accreditation process.

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