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              March 8, 2016                                                                                                                


As March is already shaping up to be a busy month, this is a quick reminder about the exciting webinars we've got lined up over the next few weeks. Don't miss out on these great learning opportunities! 

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Ontario Budget 2016: What It Means For The Sector & Your Organization

Now the province-wide consultations are over, the Finance Minister has new shoes, and the Ontario Budget has been read... what next? Does your organization, like many others, find it difficult to determine exactly what the 500+ page Budget document means for the future of your work and the nonprofit sector?

Join Pedro Barata and Howard Green, United Way of Toronto and York Region who will join ONN’s policy team for a provincial budget analysis webinar. This webinar will improve your provincial budget literacy... because no one should have to read a Budget document alone!

Date: Wednesday, March 9
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM EST
Cost: $30 for ONN members / $60 for non-members

During this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How to identify key Budget measures that affect nonprofits

  • How to identify other helpful resources to make sense of the Budget and its implications for your organization

  • What options exist for reacting to provincial Budget initiatives, including:

    • getting your MPP's or Minister's attention

    • rallying partners to raise awareness and take collective action

    • communicating with the Province on how you can play a role in working together on shared objectives

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EnAbling Nonprofits: Board Members - AODA Overview and Compliance
Calling all Board Members! You are legally responsible to ensure that your organization meets the requirements of the AODA, within the timeframes set by the law.  What your role is in ensuring AODA compliance and sustainability? How can you play a role in assisting your nonprofit organization in meeting its requirements? Join us and connect with fellow Board Members of Ontario’s nonprofit sector. Staff, volunteers and supporters of nonprofits are welcome!

Date: Thursday, March 10
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM EST
Cost: FREE
Presenter: Constance Exley, CEO of Accessibility Ontario and Project Facilitator, Curriculum and Training for EnAbling Nonprofits.  

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ONN Purchasing Program: The Supplier Selection Process      
How it works, why it works for us and exciting program updates   

The collective purchasing power of our network is significant and can be leveraged to create benefits for our sector, including reduced costs as well as improved quality, service and risk management. Realizing those benefits starts with the selection of the right supplier partners. And the selection of the right partners starts with an effective selection process!

Join David Rourke, Round Table Procurement Services for this one-hour webinar to dive into the process used to select our supplier partners for the Purchasing Program, and for exciting updates on the next phase of the evolution of the ONNPP: Preferred Supplier Selection.

Date: Tuesday, March 22
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM EST
Cost: FREE
During this webinar, you’ll learn:
  • The fundamentals and principles of an effective supplier selection process
  • How to apply these principles in a variety of situations in your organization
  • How the ONNPP selection process works and why it is effective in developing Preferred Supplier Partners for the Purchasing Program
  • How your organization can participate and have a say in the selection of the Program’s partners

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EnAbling Nonprofits: Accessibility Resources for Bilingual Nonprofits
Does your nonprofit need to provide bilingual information on the AODA and accessibility issues to your communities, staff, and members? While most of Ontario’s accessibility resources are primarily written in English, we have invited leading bilingual disability champion nonprofits to share their resources and tips.  Join us and find what tools are out there for you in both French and English! Please note that this webinar will be delivered in English. 

Date: Wednesday, March 23
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM EST
Presenter: Constance Exley, CEO of Accessibility Ontario and Project Facilitator, Curriculum and Training for EnAbling Nonprofits.  

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Shared Platforms: What Are The Opportunities For Your Nonprofit?
We were thrilled to launch the Shared Platform Guidebook yesterday to assist nonprofit organizations to integrate emergent and innovative community projects into their operational framework and governance. The shared platform approach supports collaboration, leadership, governance and project development for a diverse range of sector-specific work, neighbourhood work, networks and time-limited initiatives. The approach fosters social innovation, providing the opportunity for experimentation and the testing of new ideas.

Join Leslie Wright and Jillian WittNovita Interpares to learn about the opportunities that a shared platform approach presents to our sector and your organization.

Date: Wednesday, March 30

Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM EST

Cost: $30 for ONN members / $60 for non-members

During this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • What is a shared platform
  • What this innovative and collaborative model means for the nonprofit sector
  • Where to get started if your organization is considering launching a shared platform
  • How to use the guidebook to enhance your practice if your organization is already using this approach

If you require any accommodations for any of our webinars, please email Tara Mazurk at tara@theonn.ca or phone at (416) 642-5786 ext. 505.

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