Shared Facility Partnerships: A Guide to Good Governance for Schools and the Community: A Guide to Different Governance Structures Used in Shared Community Facilities

This guide to good governance provides very useful sections on good governance principles as well as detailed information about the structures of operation of community hub organization such as committees, boards of management and other practical information to help guide the operations of a shared community facility or community hub. It provides an overview of […]

The Exchange: Collaborative Governance Model

This detailed governance manual describes the structure and roles and responsibilities of the three main governing bodies. It details how members are appointed, when meetings happen and how decisions are made. View / Download: Collaborative Governance Model

Foundation House Case Study Video

This video details the benefits of working with “shared platforms” from the perspective of funders and not-for-profit organizations. Featuring Tides Canada, Sketch Working Arts, Grassroots Youth Collaborative, Ontario Non-Profit Network, and the Centre of City Ecology. Foundation House Case Study Video

Caledon Community Services Board Policy Manual

Comprehensive manual for establishing and running a governance board for community services. It outlines GOVERNANCE PROCESS Policies in detail. Appendices include forms and templates such as: Board Recruitment Procedures and Board Orientation Procedures New Member Mentorship Process Board of Directors Self-Evaluation Board of Directors Evaluation Questionnaire Interview Questions for Prospective Board Members Candidate Assessment Form […]

South Vancouver Seniors Hub: Governance Manual

The Seniors Hub has developed an online tool-kit to assist other organizations who are interested in using the hub model. This guide provides an understanding of the hub and how the Council members have been implementing it over the past 3 years. The toolkit includes an example of a Governance Manual that may be useful […]

Questions and Answers for Information Sharing Guidance

Q1. What is the purpose of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act? The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) have two main purposes: provide a right […]

FIPPA, MFIPPA and Sharing of Client Information in Integrated Service Delivery

This Information Sheet is a general guidance document developed by the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services that explains the provisions in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) & the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) that allow for the sharing of client information in the context […]

Shared Platform Guidebook

The purpose of the guidebook is to assist charities and nonprofit organizations to integrate emergent and innovative community projects into their operational framework and governance. The shared platform approach supports collaboration, leadership, governance and project development for a diverse range of sector-specific work, neighbourhood work, networks and time-limited initiatives. The approach fosters social innovation, providing […]