Seminars

Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (NSGC), through its Support4Communities program, is hosting a series of online learning seminars for charitable and community-based organizations, free of charge.

Support4Communities is proud to have three local experts delivering four sessions over the course of a week. These sessions will explore everything from managing communication with your sponsors to generating ideas on how to host your event in accordance of public health regulations.

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Learning Series:

 

Developing a Fundraising Program

Delivered by: David Oyler

Description

This session provides an overview of how organizations can identify the objectives of a fundraising plan and develop the framework for a fundraising strategy. Topics include defining the objectives of your fundraising program, evaluating organizational capacity, identifying target markets, and assessing various fundraising options.

Downloads:

Developing a Fundraising Program

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How We Went Hybrid – An Event Case Study

Delivered By: Lia Rinaldo of Devour! The Food Film Fest

Monday, March 29 from 2pm-3pm

Description

COVID-19 has shifted events and fundraising to the digital world. This seminar will explore how the Devour! Film Fest moved a long-standing world renowned food and culture event to combination of in-person and online. Learn about the creative thinking behind it – and how they continued to raise money while achieving their original goals.

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Building Trust in Uncertain Times

Delivered by: Natalie Doyle Oldfield

Tuesday, March 30 from noon-1pm

Description

Building trust is one of the most important functions during these unprecedented times. Continuing to build relationships with your staff, clients and sector while remaining transparent is the key to your success in moving forward.
Key Learning Objectives:
– Learn how to create a supportive community from staff to volunteers to sponsors to stakeholders in your sector
– Learn how to maintain relationships with sponsors and supporters in a virtual world without face to face events
– Learn new strategies to build, protect and strengthen trust in 2021

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Obligations of Registered Charities

Delivered by: David Oyler

Wednesday, March 31 from 3pm-4pm

Description

The focus of this presentation is to highlight the responsibilities that accompany registered status such as devotion of resources to charitable purposes and activities, receipting for gifts, fundraising, the filing of the T3010 Annual Information Return, and maintaining adequate books. It also highlights fee-based charitable programs and allowable business activities, and provides clarity on the social enterprise concept.

Downloads:

Obligations of Registered Charities

Tax form – t3010-20e

Presentation References

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The goal of the Support4Communities Program is to provide community organizations with information and resources to help fundraise successfully.

 

For further information, please contact:

Paetra Addison
Nova Scotia Gaming
email: paddison@gamingns.ca
phone: 902-424-3467

Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation
5th Floor, Summit Place, 1601 Lower Water Street,
PO Box 1501, Halifax, NS B3J 2Y3
Phone 902.424.5911
Fax 902.424.0724

www.support4communities.ca