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In celebration of National Indigenous History Month, and as a part of our commitment to Reconciliation, Vantage Point reached out to a governance expert for her thoughts about not-for-profits and Indigenous governance.
In celebration of National Indigenous History Month, Vantage Point reached out to a governance expert for her thoughts about not-for-profits and Indigenous governance. Kinwa works as a consultant to organizations and leaders in the areas of strategic planning, organizational development, fundraising, and project management. She is also a legal researcher, policy advisor, human resource consultant, and contract manager. Kinwa is a doctoral student at the University of Victoria Faculty of Law. It is an honour to have her share her thoughts with us.
Let's talk about the Overhead Myth and how we can better support not-for-profit organizations
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Gordon Holley, Director
Charities and other not-for-profit organizations are often created to address society’s most persistent challenges (e.g. homelessness, hunger, poverty) – those that neither governments nor for-profits have historically been able to solve. According to the latest research, changing demographics and an aging population, is significantly increasing demand for charitable services while available funding is set to decreasei. Therefore, it is a critically important time to build the capacity of not-for-profit organizations.
From our Vantage Point: Podcast for not-for-profit leaders, board members, managers and staff
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Maria Turnbull, Associate Executive Director
As a non-Indigenous organization, Vantage Point has continued to explore appropriate ways to engage with Reconciliation efforts. Kevin Barlow, CEO of the Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council (MVAEC), joins us for this month’s podcast to discuss the topic of Urban Indigenous Engagement. 
We would like to introduce Alison Brewin, our next Executive Director at Vantage Point.
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Alison Brewin, Executive Director
  Alison Brewin has joined us as the next Executive Director of Vantage Point. To get to know Alison a bit better - we have compiled a series of questions to learn everything from her favorite books to her life motto.
Denise Baker retires this week and says her good-byes to the Vantage Point community.
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Denise Baker, Executive Director
When I made my decision to retire I knew it was the right time for me and for Vantage Point. The organization is in a great place with wonderful staff and knowledge philanthropists, a refreshed strategic plan, and relevant programs and services. I will be so excited to see new successes under Alison Brewin’s leadership.

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