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Annual General Meeting

Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, October 26 at 12 pm at 1000 Waverley St.

Fundamentals of Human Resources: Winnipeg Fall 2018

A series of training modules to elevate your HR management knowledge and skills Recognizing that many non-profit organizations cannot afford to hire designated human resource managers, this program is designed to help Executive Directors and other organizational leaders provide more effective human resource management within their organizations. Modules Module 1: Policy Framework and Employment Legislation […]

The Invisible Heart

Join us in using The Invisible Heart to spark an imperative discussion about the future of social services in the 21st Century. ​ Our fall special screening series will bring The Invisible Heart to communities including Winnipeg, Halifax, Calgary and Montréal. Local speakers will join us for panel discussions after each screening. For announcements about […]

The Executive Coaching for Leaders (EXCL) Project

What is EXCL?  EXCL is a pilot project that is designed to assist new leaders (less than four years experience) in their role in the non-profit sector to deal with the priorities/challenges and opportunities they are facing and that would benefit from being supported by an executive coach. The EXCL project is an MFNPO administered […]

Finding our Voice through an Affiliate Model

The Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations is looking at enhancing services to the non-profit sector and funding those enhancements through a voluntary, paid affiliate model. MFNPO is currently funded as a sector council by the provincial government. As a sector council, MFNPO is funded to focus exclusively on training and skills development for the non-profit […]

A Fundamental Impact

Clayton Robins knew the change was coming, but that didn’t make it any easier. “The Department of Agriculture transferred some responsibilities to us a couple of years ago,” says Robins, Executive Director of the Manitoba 4-H Council in Brandon. “We knew it was coming and we had time to plan, but when your staff grows from two […]

A Badge of Knowledge

A Winnipeg non-profit is dipping its toe into the waters of open badges, an increasingly popular system for recognizing professional development. “We’re overfilling our workshops,” says Diana Rozos, Manager of Family and Child Care Resources at Family Dynamics. “I didn’t have to do much marketing to our students. There is a novelty factor here, too. Our […]

Fundamentals of Human Resources: 2017-2018

Fundamentals of Human Resources: 2017-2018 A series of training modules to elevate your HR management knowledge and skills The Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations is once again offering Fundamentals of Human Resourcestraining, a six-part training program for the non-profit sector. MFNPO has offered the course several times in 2016-2017. It sold out quickly each time. Register early to […]

The Canada Summer Games: Short-term Staff; Long-term Impact

Your non-profit organization might operate on a five-year strategic planning cycle. The Board might have a long-term planning committee and you probably hire employees you can train, nurture, and shape for the future. And, hopefully, you have succession planning on your mind. So how would you manage an organization that’s only supposed to be around […]

Bringing Workforce Development Up to Code

Pablo Listingart first learned about Winnipeg while watching the 1999 Pan-Am Games on television in his Buenos Aries living room. He didn’t dream of living in Winnipeg at the time. Today, he wouldn’t dream of living anywhere else. And he wouldn’t dream of doing anything else. The 36-year-old information technology expert runs his own web […]