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A First-timer’s First Impressions February 14th, 2010

The opinions/views expressed by the author is theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or position of Endeavour. Author: Genevieve Sovereign, Endeavour Consultant With my first project with Endeavour almost complete, I wanted to reflect a little on the accomplishments and lessons learned from my experience over the past several months. As a […]

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Conversation Starter: Why Donations Must Go Towards Administrative Costs February 9th, 2010

The opinions/views expressed by the author is theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or position of Endeavour. Non-profit organizations provide much needed services and programs in social services, the environment, the arts, and so much more. Their work benefits everyone in our communities, and is only possible with the public’s support. Most […]

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Spirit of Social Change – Endeavour offers students insight into how management consulting can be used to help communities, at Schulich’s 2009 GLOBE Conference January 7th, 2010

Author: Sara Maki, Director of Marketing and Consultant, Endeavour; International MBA Candidate 2011, Schulich School of Business As an international MBA student and Endeavour volunteer, I was delighted to have the opportunity to co-lead Endeavour’s workshop at the 2009 GLOBE International Management Conference with fellow Endeavour executive, Wasib Muhammad. The two-day GLOBE conference, hosted by […]

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Expect the Unexpected with Consulting January 6th, 2010

The opinions/views expressed by the author is theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or position of Endeavour. Author: Tanya Rumble, Endeavour Consultant A few weeks back my consulting team had the opportunity to meet with our client for our mid-term presentation. She graciously opened her home to us for this meeting, the […]

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Both Large and Small Charities Play an Essential Role in Society December 10th, 2009

Author: Andrea Wong, President The title of a recent letter to the Toronto Star, “Business approach doesn’t fit”, caught my eye, and I was pleasantly surprised to learn that it was written by one of Endeavour’s board members and advisors, Alex Gill. Alex shares his concerns about “the troubling approach taken by Charity Intelligence toward […]

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$1,350,000 in consulting services – the economic value of donated time by Endeavour volunteers November 8th, 2009

Author: Andrea Wong, President, Endeavour Endeavour volunteers have provided an equivalent of $1,350,000 in consulting services to non-profit organizations since 2007, according to Endeavour’s first annual report released on October 21, 2009. Should these volunteers receive monetary compensation for the thousands of hours that they donated? Politicians in Ottawa and interested parties across Canada are […]

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Endeavour’s First Annual Report Shows Great Results, More Than 200 Volunteers Helping 23 Non-profit Organizations October 21st, 2009

NEWS RELEASE Endeavour’s First Annual Report Shows Great Results More Than 200 Volunteers Helping 23 Non-profit Organizations October 21, 2009 Toronto, Ontario – Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Non-Profits (Endeavour) released its first annual report today.Endeavour is a non-profit organization that provides management consulting for non-profit groups that cannot afford professional consulting. As outlined in the […]

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