Our Nonprofit Learning Centre

We offer low-cost, quality learning opportunities for Winnipeg’s nonprofit sector, so community organizations can deliver even more effective programs.

Building up the strength of Winnipeg’s nonprofit sector

Continuous improvement? Check! Fill up your tank with inspiration, new skills & knowledge at a United Way Winnipeg learning centre class.

In partnership with subject matter experts, United Way Winnipeg’s Learning Centre offers high quality, capacity-building opportunities at low cost, to enable participants to return to their workplaces with new knowledge and skills applicable to the work they do, and to demonstrate continuous improvement against recognized sector standards for nonprofits and charities in Canada.

If cost is a barrier to participation, please email Tamara at tingrilli@unitedwaywinnipeg.mb.ca
Our Learning Centre is located on the first floor of our 580 Main Street offices.

Rent the Learning Centre to host your meeting

Hosting a meeting, presenting a speaker, throwing a press conference, getting up to 60 people together downtown?

• Free wi-fi • Secure reception • Full kitchen
• Nonprofit rate: $55.00 / 4 hours; $108.00 / 8 hours
• Corporate/Government rate: $135.00 / 4 hours; $270.00 / 8 hours
• Up to 11 free parking spaces subject to availability. Other parking.

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Questions? Call 204-924-4286.

Upcoming learning opportunities

Telling Our Stories; An Introduction to Indigenous Approaches to Evaluation

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This full-day workshop will take participants through the four components of the Indigenous Evaluation Framework: Creating the Story, Building the Scaffolding, Gathering Information and Engaging Community & Celebrating Learning. The day will include a mix of presentation, small group and large group activities, drawing on the existing knowledge and experience of participants.

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Evaluation Tools: Qualitative Analysis

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

How do you turn page upon page of rich qualitative data into a coherent narrative? This session will demonstrate how to code qualitative data, identify key themes, and how to write up and present a compelling analysis.

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Rules for Administering Charitable Receipts and Expenditures

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

This seminar examines Canada Revenue Agency’s rules and guidelines concerning receipting and fundraising expenditures. It will discuss best practices to help charities review their administrative practices and implement policies to ensure compliance with these rules and guidelines.

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Building Better Board Bylaws and Board Member Handbooks

Tuesday, May 28, 2020 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Every organized group needs bylaws to ensure that members and leaders understand the rules under which they agree to operate, rules that need to be refreshed from time to time as the environment changes and the group evolves. For Board Members, aspiring board members, councillors, Chiefs, Trustees, Executive Directors, CEOs, CAOs, COOs, financial officers and administrative professionals of nonprofits and charities.

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Legal Duties and Liabilities of Boards: What Every Board Member Should Know

Friday, May 29, 2020 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This comprehensive all-day workshop will explore topics every board member should be informed about: the role of the board, board and CEO relations, risk management, the legal duties of every board, and much more. For board members, aspiring board members, councillors, Chiefs, trustees, executive directors, CEOs, CAOs, COOs, financial officers and administrative professionals of nonprofits and charities.

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Legal Issues in Human Resource Management

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

This seminar will address a wide range of issues confronted by all charities in dealing with employees, from proper approaches to hiring to implementing terminations – and everything in between.

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Workshop Cancellation Policy

United Way Winnipeg reserves the right to cancel any workshop at any time. United Way Winnipeg will inform registrants via email of workshop cancellations at least 48 hours ahead of the workshop date. Participants registered for a workshop or session cancelled by United Way Winnipeg will receive a full refund.

Refund Policy

To request a full refund, registrants must cancel up to one week (five business days) before the workshop date (or start date for a multi-day workshop). No refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel within one week of the workshop date (or start date for a multi-day workshop). Registrants who do not show up for a workshop will be responsible for the full workshop ticket price.

Need co-working space? Rent a desk in our Innovation Centre.

The Innovation Centre offers shared work environments for both nonprofit & for-profit social purpose organizations.

Our co-working space facilitates communication, connections, and the sharing of ideas in a convenient, flexible, and affordable full or part-time workspace.

Our main floor meeting space is open to everyone, and all fees go to support our work in the community.

• Mailing address & mailbox • Tech-enabled meeting space • Full kitchen
• Free wi-fi • File storage • Free low-volume printer, copier & fax
• Access to paid bulk printing services

Current co-workers: ImagineAbilityManitoba Organization for Victim Assistance (MOVA), Manitoba Association for Rights & Liberties (MARL)Proactive Information ServicesSpark

Interested in learning more? Email Tamara at tingrilli@unitedwaywinnipeg.mb.ca

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