renewing non profit sector

Participate in Sector Consultations

The Manitoba government is developing a new strategy to build capacity and promote sustainability in the non-profit sector that will guide future provincial investments and inform transformation in community development programs. A new strategy will strengthen the non-profit sector, assisting individual organizations across Manitoba to be sustainable and successful and will ensure Manitoba's non-profit sector is best poised to deliver positive outcomes and increase philanthropy and charitable giving. 
For more information, please see the following discussion paper: Building Capacity and Promoting Sustainability in Manitoba’s Non-profit Sector.
We need your feedback on how we can develop new and innovative models of community development that strengthen capacity, increase sustainability and leverage partnerships across the province to improve outcomes. If you have recently worked with or for the non-profit sector, either as a staff member, volunteer or donor, or if you have received services from a non-profit organization recently, we want to hear from you. Complete the survey below and your feedback will be used to develop recommendations on how best to support Manitoba's non-profit sector. 
A report summarizing in-person and online survey consultations will be available in late 2019.
Please note: The Manitoba government held a Community Forum in Winnipeg on May 9, 2019 to launch the stakeholder engagement process. Presentation materials from that event will be posted as soon as they are available. Further meetings and consultations are being planned.

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Who Should Take This Survey?

This survey is open to Manitobans who have interacted with the non-profit sector in the last five years in the following ways:
1)      as a staff member
2)      as a volunteer
3)      as an organization or business that provides financial or in-kind support
4)      as a recipient of services

What are Non-profit or Charitable Organizations?
Canada Revenue Agency defines these organizations as follows:
Non-profit organizations are associations, clubs, or societies that are not charities and are organized and operated exclusively for social welfare, civic improvement, pleasure, recreation, or any other purpose except profit.
Charitable Organizations must use their resources for charitable activities and have charitable purposes that fall into one or more of the following categories:
      -the relief of poverty
      -the advancement of education
      -the advancements of religion
      -other purposes that benefit the community
For the purposes of this survey, references to non-profit organizations will include charitable organizations.
Please note this survey closes at 11:59pm on June 30, 2019.
Consultations will be taking place in spring 2019. In addition to submitting feedback in the survey, written submissions will also be accepted, and can be emailed to by June 30.