Grassroots Governance: Building a Structure that Fits

Event Details:

Date: February 23, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Volunteer Toronto - Boardroom 344 Bloor St W Suite 404 Toronto, Ontario M5S 3A7 Canada

Who should attend:

Network leaders, General public

Who might be interested in this event?

General public

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This workshop covers the basics of developing an organizational identity and building legitimacy for grassroots groups. Includes:

  • The fundamentals of writing mission and vision statements
  • Options for governance structure
  • Strategic planning 101
  • Developing policies & procedures
  • Information on incorporation, registering as a charity, and trusteeships

Perfect For: Brand new grassroots groups; groups who are in the process of reviewing and revising their current organizational structure; people who have an idea and are looking for inspiration and practical advice on starting a volunteer-run group

Experience Level: Beginner 

Registration Deadline:

February 22, 2017

Contact details for the event:

Louroz Mercader 416-961-6888 ext 226