[Sust-mar] Charity Law Workshops in Halifax
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The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation is pleased to co-host
these Charity Law workshops on December 2nd, in partnership with the Charity
Law Information Program.
When: Friday, December 2, 2011
Where: Captain William Spry Community Centre (10 Kidston Road, Halifax, NS)
Who should attend these workshops?: CEOs, directors, staff, and volunteers
of Canadian registered charities that are involved with either fundraising,
issuing donation receipts or governance.
GOVERNANCE, CORPORATE LAW CHANGES AND CRA'S FUNDRAISING GUIDANCE (9:00 AM
The 2011 Federal Budget included a number of proposals that will affect
charities. Join charity lawyer Richard Bridge and receive an update on the
new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and learn how you can prepare for
the changes it will require.
In addition, Richard will be reviewing Canada Revenue Agencys Fundraising
Guidance, provide an update on changes to the Guidance, and address key
compliance and standards issues in fundraising.
You will learn about:
key provisions of the recent federal budget dealing with charities;
how the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act applies to your charity;
CRAs rules on appropriate allocation of fundraising expenses;
new transparency, accountability and disclosure requirements that have
been introduced for Canadian charities;
the consequences of inappropriate fundraising, including director and
THE DOS AND DON'TS OF CHARITABLE RECEIPTING (1:00 P.M. 4:30 P.M.)
Did you know that 89% of registered charities were found to be improperly
issuing official donation receipts when audited by CRA? Join charity lawyer
Richard Bridge as he discusses charitable receipting and how to make sure
that your charitable status is not jeopardized.
Following the session, you will be able to answer these questions and many
when is your charity allowed to issue official donation receipts and for
what is split receipting and how does it affect your galas, golf
tournaments and other fundraisers?
what are the top receipting mistakes and abuses and how do you avoid them?
Each session will also include a Q&A period for your charity law and
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About The Trainer:
Richard Bridge is a lawyer based in Nova Scotias Annapolis Valley. His
primary area of practice is charity and non-profit law. His clients are a
wide range of charitable organizations, foundations, non-profit
organizations and philanthropists across Canada.
Capacity Builders is a charitable organization that provides a wide-range of
training and development resources for not-for-profit and charitable
organizations. The Charity Law Information Program (CLIP) is a project of
Capacity Builders, funded by the Canada Revenue Agency. You can learn more
about the CLIP project, and all our other products and services,
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Atlantic Council for International Cooperation ~ Conseil atlantique pour la
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