Imagine Canada launches new standards program for Canadian charities

May 08, 2012 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, Ethics and Canadian Charities

Imagine Canada launched today their new Standards Program.  It provides accreditation to certain charities and the standards focus on certain issues such as board governance; financial accountability & transparency, ethical fundraising, staff management; and volunteer involvement. .Charities should look at this voluntary program as it provides some very useful ideas, irrespective of whether one joins the initiative.

Here are the standards:

Here is the main page on the Imagine site:

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