What we learn with pleasure we never forget.

B’ing part of the movement

An international community of over 2,400 businesses (to date) are redefining success in business beyond the bottom line. It’s growing globally, and across every industry. And Phil is proud to be part of this movement. Here at Phil, we make social impact our business....

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Positioning Overhead as Mission-Critical

Right now, if you open Google and search for “Canadian nonprofits with a bad reputation” the suggested searches related to the entry include, “Canadian charities with lowest administrative costs” and “Which charities spend the most on administration.” As nonprofit...

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Donor Recognition 101

The vast majority of donors don’t give for the express purpose of public recognition. Nonetheless, a strong donor recognition strategy can be a great way for any non-profit organization to create and maintain lasting ties with their donors, and as such deserves...

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We’re hiring! WordPress Website Integrator

The Phil team is expanding yet again! We are looking for a talented WordPress website integrator responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills...

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Finding your way out of the social media channel labyrinth

How is your a non-profit organisation dealing with the constant new crop of social media platforms these days? How do you know if the current popular social channel is worth adding or simply deserves to be ignored? In the world of social media, change is the only one...

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Summer Bootcamp for Executives

What's keeping you up at night? This is an exclusive opportunity for leaders to work one-on-one with our experts to help you do good, even better. Positive and supportive: our sessions are fun, motivating and extremely effective. No more dull, long winded consultant...

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Terrifying trend in the non-profit sector

While synthesizing the Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report for 2016, we listed three important trends from last year. However, there was one crucial observation that was staring us right in the face, yet somehow flew under the radar. This is the increasingly terrifying...

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Social Media Strategy for Schools

Is the process of Social Media bogging you down? ...not finding its way into your School's Admissions, Communications and Development plans? Work with Phil to help you maximize these important digital channels. A key factor in having a successful online presence and...

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It’s National Volunteer Week 2017

From April 23 to 29, Volunteer Canada and Phil Communications celebrate Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week (NVW). This year marks the 14th year Volunteer Canada has delivered the campaign in partnership with Investors Group, a longstanding...

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Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report: from insight to action

The biggest fundraising trend report for 2016 is here from Blackbaud. It’s jam-packed with data and perspectives from fundraising professionals. If you work in fundraising, you need to read this report. And, if you work in fundraising, we know the top of your to-do...

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The Phil B Corp Love Story

At Phil, we’ve learned over the years that values don’t fall from the sky. They are grown organically from the actions of every member of our small and skilled team. The summed harvest of these decisions, both seen and secret, nourish the core values of our...

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What non-profits can learn from Bruce Springsteen

I know what you’re thinking… What can non-profit professionals learn from a 67-year old Jersey born rocker? Bear with me and you’ll see where I’m going with this. A few interesting facts about Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen: Born September 23, 1949 in Long Branch...

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“B”​ a force for Good

Exciting news! Our company is in the final stages of becoming a B Corporation, a growing group of companies who are using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. We could not be more excited to be part of this amazing movement and we're...

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Building a movement from within

National Philanthropy Day (NPD) celebrates the charitable work that everyone does to make a difference and create impact in their communities. Within the sector we’re well aware, as the Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP) puts it, that NPD is “a grassroots...

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SAVE THE DATE! GivingTuesday is November 29th 2016

Every year we write a post about GivingTuesday. We will continue to write about this wonderful initiative until every man, woman, child and business is participating to the best of their abilities, in their own way, in their own town! GivingTuesday has become...

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