From Our Vantage Point Episode 42: Advocacy: An Essential Practice for Mission Impact?

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Advocacy: An Essential Practice for Mission Impact?

 

Alison Brewin, Executive Director, Vantage Point

Alison Brewin, Vantage Point’s Executive Director, shares her thoughts on the importance of not-for-profit organizations considering their role in advocacy. She defines advocacy and provides examples of how it can achieve mission impact and address societal challenges.

This month’s topic is inspired by the book, Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits by Leslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant.

 

*Please note: the information shared in this podcast may be out of date as it was recorded before recent changes to advocacy law.

 

Presented by Humanity Financial Management

From our Vantage Point is brought to you by Humanity Financial Management, a CPA firm dedicated to helping Canadian not-for-profit, charitable and social enterprises build capacity for strong internal financial management.  Humanity Financial Management’s part-time controllers and CFOs provide support for budgeting, reporting, audit preparation, policies and procedures, and internal controls. Their results: Financial risk reduction and asset protection. Visit Humanity Financial Management online at humanityfinancial.ca.

 

 

About the Author

Maria Turnbull brings over 20 years of leadership experience in staff and director roles within the not-for-profit sector, both here in Canada and in the UK. With a BA in International Relations and MBA, Maria is a skilled facilitator and consultant in board governance, organizational development,...
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