Category: Becker Blog

One password to rule them all, and in the darkness bind them

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Do you know the main reason why the majority of passwords are poor and easily cracked? When setting up a new account or login, there is no investment in the content of the account. It is brand new, a blank slate, void of content, personal data, or purchase history, so a quick weak password matches […]

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Business continuity planning (from theonn.ca)

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From The Ontario Nonprofit Network ( https://theonn.ca/nonprofits-on-the-front-lines-of-covid-19/ ) In an ideal world, we’d all have business continuity plans ready at our fingertips! If you do, now is the time to dust it off and ensure that everyone on your team knows what your plans are. If you don’t have one, now is the time to […]

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Trusted Sources for Health Information (from theonn.ca)

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From The Ontario Nonprofit Network ( https://theonn.ca/nonprofits-on-the-front-lines-of-covid-19/ ) Only rely on information provided by public health authorities to make decisions that affect your employees, programs and services. Here are trusted sources of information: Local public health units: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/common/system/services/phu/locations.aspx Public Health Ontario https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/diseases-and-conditions/infectious-diseases/respiratory-diseases/novel-coronavirus Public Health Agency of Canada https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health.html The Government of Canada has published an Outbreak […]

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COVID-19 and Nonprofit Associations

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Becker Associates is keeping an eye on developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Our staff have all been given the option to work remotely, and we review the situation daily. While we deal with the immediate ramifications of the rapidly changing situation, we are also keeping an eye on developments that affect our clients. We are […]

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Free Governance Assessment

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Did you know that your operating processes could be limiting you from doing your best work? Does your organization know which best practices will ensure its effectiveness?   Do you know the areas of your governance processes that need improvement? Every successful strategic enterprise needs to understand its strengths and weaknesses to ensure that it meets […]

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Christina Becker Launches Canadian Nonprofit Academy

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Did you know that the Canadian Nonprofit sector accounts for 6.8 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) and, when the value of volunteer work is incorporated, contributes 8.5 percent of the GDP? This sector contributes to the country’s output in excess of $61.8 billion (Canadian)? Did you know that Canada has one of […]

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2018 Year in Review

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We had an inspiring and impactful year at Becker Associates thanks to our employees, clients, and partners. Here’s a look at some of the highlights… 7,000+ Registrations Thousands of online membership applications, exam bookings, event registrations, subscriptions, and conference proposals went through The Association Panel (TAP©).   35 Client Events 3 AGMs, 3 international meetings, […]

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Is your non-profit board in trouble?

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Recognize the signs of dysfunction and act now! You are part of a non-profit to make a difference in the community, but it can be hard to get things done if your board of directors doesn’t work well together. Did you know that we are more likely to communicate our unhappiness through our behaviour? Successful […]

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Free Non-Profit Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Guide

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In 2014, we provided all of our clients with a guide on how to approach the impending Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation. Now, after our clients have been compliant for the past three years, we’re making available to all. Want more content like this? Sign up for our e-mail list below and immediately get a free white […]

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STAO Website development

Becker Associates Develops Website and Conference System for STAO

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The Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario, a subject area association, found itself confronting an increasingly unmanageable legacy website, being hand-coded by one or two volunteers. Any and all content updates passed through these two hands, site was built piece by piece and some content was removed as the organization moved into a new conference year, losing the SEO […]

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