With all the challenges non-profit organizations and charities face, legal compliance and strong internal controls may seem like low priorities, but without addressing your obligations, you put your finances, your reputation, your directors and donors—even your organization—at significant risk.
You can use Not-for-Profit PolicyPro (NPPP) to understand the legal requirements, review your policies and practices, ensure legal compliance and minimize risk.
NPPP can help you:
Not-For-Profit PolicyPro provides the background information and the ready-to-use model policies and procedures to quickly establish and maintain your policy manual. With over 100 ready-to-use sample policies, procedures, forms and checklists, focusing on the unique needs of Canadian not-for-profit organizations, NPPP is the only resource of its kind. The sample policies can be adopted in their entirety or easily customized in Microsoft Word®.
Updated four times a year, NPPP contains policies and procedures that reflect the most current legislative requirements. The chapter introductions outline why organizations need each policy and important considerations when developing a custom policy. You'll also find essential background information on such areas as advocacy, financial management and human resources.
NPPP is co-published with The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), written by Jeffrey D. Sherman, Bcomm, MBA, CIM, FCPA, FCA and edited by Apolone Gentles, JD, CPA, CGA, FCCA. The resource provides the governance and administrative expertise that Canadian charities and non-profits need, plus a full suite of current compliance-focused policies, practices and other essential tools to make it easier and faster for small and medium-sized not-for-profit organizations to adopt policies and procedures and meet legal obligations.
Loose-leaf (Click on the chapters for more information)Corporate Administration
Print ISSN 1915-2906 Online ISSN 1923-8924
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Jeffrey D. Sherman, Bcomm, MBA, CIM, FCPA, FCA, is a director or CFO of several public companies and has had over 20 years of executive management experience. His interests include corporate governance, risk management, accounting and finance, restructuring and start-up enterprises.
Mr. Sherman has lectured and conducted seminars for many organizations, and was an adjunct professor at York University for 15 years. He is a popular course director and course author for many organizations, including The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and other provincial institutes of chartered professional accountants and law societies, and has written many magazine articles on finance and accounting. He has written over 20 books including: Finance & Accounting PolicyPro, Not-for-Profit PolicyPro and Information Technology PolicyPro (guides to risk management, governance, procedures and internal controls, all published by First Reference and CPA Canada), Cash Management Toolkit (published by CPA Canada), as well as Canadian Cash and Treasury Management, Canadian Risk Management and Financial Instruments: A Guide for Financial Managers (all published by Thomson-Reuters/Carswell).
Apolone Gentles, JD, CPA, CGA, FCCA, is an Ontario lawyer and editor with over 20 years of business experience.
She has held senior leadership roles in non-profit organizations, leading finance, human resources, information technology and facilities teams. She has also held senior roles in audit and assurance services at a "Big Four" audit firm. Apolone has also lectured in auditing, economics and business at post-secondary schools.