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Non-Profit North 2024

Non-Profit North 2024

Non-Profit North is a new conference and professional development opportunity specific to non-profit organizations working across Northern British Columbia.

Co-hosted by Vantage Point and The Federation of Community Social Services of BC, Non-Profit North will focus on the unique challenges faced by non-profits working in the North. Conference sessions will provide opportunities to network, connect and collaborate on regional issues, and learn how you can better support your organization’s mission and goals.

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024 – Pre Conference & Welcome Reception
  • Thursday, May 9, 2024 – Conference & Networking Reception

Learning Objectives:

The goal of Non-Profit North is to create space for conversations that are specific to non-profit organizations in the north. Participants can expect to:

  • Connect with leaders and colleagues who are based in the North and who understand the unique nature of non-profit work in the North;
  • Learn from thought leaders, experts, and distinguished researchers; and
  • Be inspired to find solutions and continue this important work.

Agenda Highlights

Please view the agenda HERE. Highlights so far include:

  • Dr. Dustin Louie. Dr Louie is a First Nations scholar from Nee Tahi Buhn and Nadleh Whut’en of central British Columbia. He is a member of the Beaver Clan. He is Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia and the Director of the NITEP Indigenous Teacher Education program.
  • An overview and discussion based on Vantage Point’s State of the Sector Survey lead by Zahra Esmail, Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Point, and Prairie Chiu, Director of Engagement and Advocacy, Vantage Point.
  • Engaging with Ministry of Children and Family Development: An Update and Listening Session with Kim Lyster.
  • Suncha Baptiste, Counsellor, Learning Coach for the BC Hub for Workplace Mental Health, and Manager of Education, Federation of Community Social Services.


May 09 2024



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