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Understand your responsibilities when it comes to fiduciary duty for directors of not-for-profit (NFP) organizations.
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Your fiduciary duty is perhaps one of the most fundamental responsibilities you will have as a director on the board of an NFP. It requires that, at all times, you act in the best interests of the organization you serve. But why do directors have this fiduciary relationship with their organizations and how is it different depending on the type of organization you serve?
20 Questions Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations Should Ask about Fiduciary Duty examines key differences between not-for-profits that are incorporated, not incorporated and established as trusts, as well as what is involved in the role of director and what you should know before accepting such a position.
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September 23, 2019
Canada’s dynamic, must-attend CPA event of the year is heading to Montréal with the theme of innovation for sustainability.
October 28, 2019
If you’re a senior financial professional in the public sector or work for a not-for-profit that follows PSAB standards, this annual event in the nation’s capital is the place to be.
November 7, 2019
Join CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy Program in Ottawa, our nation’s capital, as we look at the trends changing the economic landscape and how they will affect how Canadians manage their money.