Resources for Download

Vantage Point has developed a series of ready-to-use templates and tools on board development, capacity building, leadership and people engagement.

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Vantage Point exists to support people moving not-for-profit organizations forward - Executive Directors, board members, senior leaders, managers, staff, and volunteers. In this document you will find...
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The economic and financial resources made available by the federal and provincial governments in response to COVID-19. Not-for-profit organizations can access this as employers and share with all...
The Abundant Not-for-Profit: How talent (not money) will transform you organization
Vantage Point published The Abundant Not-for-Profit in 2013. Co-authors Colleen Kelly, our Executive Director at the time, and Lynda Gerty, former Engagement Manager, provide key insights to the...
The Year of Abundance: Exploration Tool
This worksheet creates a simple “so that” chain, clearly linking your strategy, with outcomes that build towards your organization's ultimate goal. Use this worksheet to begin exploring the long-term, community level impact of your work.  
This sample survey will provide an example of how to gather information about stakeholders and clients in order to develop and evaluate programs, or as part your not-for-profit strategic planning activities.
This sample stakeholder survey was developed for a fictional community organization that serves families with young children. Surveys like this can be used to gather information about stakeholders and...
Creating your Circles of Support is a valuable way of identifying stakeholders for your not-for-profit organization.
Creating your Circles of Support is a valuable way of identifying stakeholders. With this tool, you can pinpoint which community groups, clients, volunteers and other stakeholders are most important...
Stakeholder Quadrant Resource for not-for-profit strategic planning focused on non-profit leadership, executive directors
The strategic planning quadrant can be used during strategic planning to identify and prioritize stakeholders based on: Their level of power or influence they have over your organization.  Their level...
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Stellar onboarding experiences lead to increased retention and engagement. Effective onboarding leads to: Better job performance Greater commitment to the organization Reduced stress Higher job...
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In this toolkit you’ll find a Volunteer Position Description template as well as two samples of Vantage Point Position Descriptions we’ve recently created for actual roles on our external talent team.


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