Risk Management Resources
ARTICLES Directors' Liability: A Discussion Paper on Legal Liability, Risk Management and the Role of Directors in Non-profit Organizations Volunteer Canada, 2002, 15 pages
Do You Know Who Your Members Are?
Centre for Sport and Law Newsletter - Fall 2008http://www.sportlaw.ca/articles/dispute_whoareyourmembers.php
Due Diligence in Avoiding Risks for Directors of Charities and Not-for-Profits - Summary B
Carter's Professional Corporation, Barristers, Solicitors and Trade-mark Agents by Terrance S. Carter, B.A., LL.B., November 2008, 12 pages
Encourage Good Sports for Better Sports
Law Now May/June 2007 by Rachel Corbett
Risk Management Revisited… or, Values Matter
Coaches Report - Fall 2008, Volume 15 Number 3 with contributions from Dina Bell-Laroche of Full Circle Communicationshttp://www.sportlaw.ca/articles/values_matter.php
Staying on the Lookout for Fraud - Some Risk Management Advice
Centre for Sport and Law Newsletter - Fall 2007http://www.sportlaw.ca/articles/riskmanagement_fraud.php
The Legal Duties of Directors of Charities and Not-for-Profits - Summary A
Carter's Professional Corporation, Barristers, Solicitors and Trade-mark Agents by Terrance S. Carter, B.A., LL.B. and Jacqueline M. Demczur, November 2008, 14 pages
Checklist and Reference Guide: Avoiding Wasting Assets II– Trade-Mark and Domain Name Protection for Charities
Carter's Professional Corporation, Barristers, Solicitors and Trade-mark Agents, May 2004, 24 pages
Essentials of Operational Risk ManagementCarter's Professional Corporation, Barristers, Solicitors and Trade-mark Agents, November 2004, 11 pages
http://www.carters.ca/pub/checklst/opriskman.pdf Hallmarks of a Risk-Aware Nonprofit
This Hallmarks tool developed by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center has three purposes:
- To inspire thoughtful risk-taking by nonprofit leaderst
- To illuminate risk management Hallmarks common in risk-aware nonprofits, and
- To provide specific and practical guidance as well as ‘how-to’ insights for leaders seeking to strengthen risk management practices in their nonprofit organizations
Legal Risk Management Checklist for Not-for-Profit Organizations
Carter's Professional Corporation, Barristers, Solicitors and Trade-mark Agents, October 2008, 12 pages
http://www.carters.ca/pub/checklst/nonprofit.pdf Nonprofit Legal Risk Management (Legal checklist) - Volunteers Lawyers’ Servicehttp://www.volunteerlawyers.org/library/attachment.81874 Risk Management Checklists
Checklists developed to assist community groups across Australia to begin implementing risk management into their groups.
our.community.com.au – accessed September 25, 2009http://www.ourcommunity.com.au/insurance/insurance_article.jsp?articleId=1244#ixzz0SJDIFRYV E-LEARNING
Risk Management Tutorial for Nonprofit Managers
This free, on-line tutorial is based on Mission Accomplished, the best-selling book and companion workbook published by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center.
Volunteer Risk Management
Every volunteer program, from the smallest to the largest, can take steps to avoid surprise when it comes to providing a meaningful experience for its volunteers through this free, on-line Nonprofit Risk Management Centre tutorial.http://nonprofitrisk.org/tools/volunteer/volunteer.shtml
GUIDES | MANUALS | BOOKLETS | TOOLKITS
20 Questions Directors of Not-for-profit Organizations Should Ask About Fiduciary Duties
The Risk Management and Governance Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (RMGB) developed this briefing to help members of not-for-profit boards of directors understand and fulfill their fiduciary duties.
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants by Jane Burke-Robertson B.SOC., SCI., LL.B., March 2009, 28 pages
20 Questions Directors of Not-for-profit Organizations Should Ask About Governance
The Risk Management and Governance Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (RMGB) developed this briefing to help members — and prospective members — of not-for-profit boards to understand their organizations and their roles and responsibilities as directors.
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants by Hugh Lindsay, FCA, CIP, January 2007, 36 pages
20 Questions Directors of Not-for-profit Organizations Should Ask about Risk
The Risk Management and Governance Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (RMGB) has developed this briefing to help members of not-for-profit boards of directors understand their responsibility for the oversight of risk.
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants by Hugh Lindsay, FCA, CIP, March 2009, 40 pages
20 Questions Directors of Not-for-profit Organizations Should Ask About Strategy and Planning
The Risk Management and Governance Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (RMGB) has developed this briefing to help members of not-for-profit boards of directors understand their responsibility for strategy, planning and budgeting.
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants by Hugh Lindsay, FCA, CIP, March 2008, 36 pages
Developing a Risk Management Strategy: Five Steps to Risk Management in Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Imagine Canada, 2005, 20 pageshttp://nonprofitscan.imaginecanada.ca/files/nonprofitscan/kdc-cdc/guide_kowalski_risk_eng.pdf
Directors’ Liability: A Discussion Paper on Legal Liability, Risk Management and the Role of Directors in Non-Profit Organizations
Volunteer Canada, 2002, 15 pageshttp://volunteer.ca/volunteer/pdf/LiabilityEng.pdf Getting started: Managing Your Risk
This manual addresses the Risk Management Process: What is a risk? Benefits to managing risk; Role of insurance in risk management; Why manage risk?
Insurance Bureau of Canada, 6 pageshttp://www.ibc.ca/en/Business_Insurance/documents/brochures/RM_Getting%20started_Process.pdf Good Practices in Risk Management - Imagine Canada, 2005, 2 pages http://nonprofitscan.imaginecanada.ca/files/nonprofitscan/kdc-cdc/fs_bertrand_risk_eng.pdf
How Nonprofit Organizations Manage Risk: Working Paper 06-03: Nonprofit Studies Program
George State University – Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, July 2006, 22 pages
http://aysps.gsu.edu/nonprofit/working/NSPwp0603.pdf Insurance Toolkit for the Voluntary Sector (Volunteer Alberta)
www.volunteeralberta.ab.ca/insurance Legal Liability and Risk Management: A Handbook for Directors - Centre for Sport and Law, 2002, 12 pages http;//www.sportlaw.ca/articles/pdf2002_May_directors_liability.pdf
Liability Indemnification and Insurance for Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations: Supplement to 20 Questions Directors Should Ask about Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Indemnification and Insurance
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants by Brian Rosenbaum, LL.B., May 2009, 12 pages
Primer for Directors of Not-for-Profit Corporations: Rights, Duties and Practices - Chapter 6
Industry Canada, 2002, 111 pages
http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cilp-pdci.nsf/vwapj/Primer_en.pdf/$FILE/Primer_en.pdf Risk Management by Position Design: A Guide For Community Support Organizations In Ontario - Volunteer Canada, 2002, 54 p.
http://volunteer.ca/volunteer/pdf/RiskEng.pdf Risk Management Guide for Community Sport Organizations - 2010 Legacies Now, 116 pageshttp://www.sport4ontario.ca/Groups/Sport%20Sector/Risk_Management_Guide_4_Community_Sport_Orgs.pdf
Risk Management Handbook: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada – A Guide for Executive Directors - Agency Staff - Boards of Directors
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, 2006, 74 pages
http://www.ecvo.ca/images/stories/documents/risk_management_handbook_2006.pdf Risk Management Manual: 4H - November 2005, 40 pageshttp://extension.missouri.edu/cedar/youth/Risk%20management%20manual%2005.doc Risk Management Manual: Hike Ontario - November 2002, 12 pageshttp://www.hikeontario.com/services/downloads/riskmgmt.pdf Sports and Recreation Risk Management - Insurance Bureau of Canada – 7 pages
http://www.ibc.ca/en/Business_Insurance/documents/Sports-Recreation.pdf INSURANCE - coming soon POLICIES - RISK MANAGEMENT Ontario Association of TriathletesOntario SailingSpeed Skating CanadaSquash OntarioSwim Ontario - page 3 SCREENING - coming soon! WEBSITES Centre for Sport and LawInsurance and Liability Resource Centre for NonprofitsInsurance Bureau of CanadaInternational Risk Management Institute (IRMA)Nonprofit Risk Management CenterPublic Entity Risk Institute (PERI)Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA)RIMS CanadaRisk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)Risk Management Internet Services (RM Library) SIRCUniversity Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) Volunteer AlbertaVolunteer Canada
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