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The non-profit housing sector is growing and innovating like never before – and BCNPHA is here to help you keep up with it all.

We deliver a wide range of education and training online so that your teams can fit professional development into their busy schedules. Ensure your organization is equipped for today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities with our Online Learning Events.

Is there a topic or session you would like to see on our calendar?
Please connect with us at: learn@bcnpha.ca.

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Upcoming Online Learning Events

April 23, 2024 at 10:00am – 11:30am PST

Truly Inclusive Housing for Better Outcomes

A Community Connector assisting people with developmental disabilities as they transition to more independent housing can have a significant impact on housing success and long-term stability. The Social Finance for Social Inclusion Solutions Lab has developed an outcomes-based pilot model to increase access to Community Connectors.

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April 26, 2024 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

The Power of Partnerships: BC Builds Program

The BC Builds program collaborates with non-profits, local governments, First Nations, and the construction sector to identify underused land, offer low-cost financing, and rapidly deliver rental homes for middle-income households. Lisa Helps will elaborate on how this initiative addresses obstacles like inflation, land and construction costs, and high interest rates through sector-wide partnerships.

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May 14, 2024 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am PST

Tools for Creating More Connected, Equitable Communities

Explore solutions for interconnected urban challenges of housing affordability, climate change, and social disconnection. Join our session to gain knowledge on fostering connectivity, equity, inclusion, and resilience, backed by evidence-based insights from Happy Cities and Minivillage. Discover practical tools to design, utilize, and manage spaces for enhanced connection and belonging in your community’s future.

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May 23, 2024 at 9:30 am – 11:30 am PST

Financial Sustainability for NPOs

Join us for an insightful seminar presented by Susan Lucato, CPA, CGA, where we’ll explore strategies for enhancing the financial sustainability of non-profit organizations (NPOs). In this session, we’ll delve into innovative approaches to financial planning and strategizing, both internally and externally with key stakeholders.

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June 18, 2024 at 9:30 am – 11:30 am PST

Financial Processes 101 for NPOs

Join Susan Lucato, CPA, CGA, for a seminar tailored to non-profit organizations (NPOs) seeking to bolster their financial management. Explore key financial responsibilities to stakeholders and learn practical tips for monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial tasks. Topics include budgeting, fraud prevention, and error detection within internal controls. Register now!

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July 30, 2024 at 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm PST

Cultural Perspectives Training Series: Introduction to Cultural Competency

Dive into the Cultural Perspectives Training Series, a transformative 4-session journey, presented by the Indigenous Perspectives Society. In this first session, explore Indigenous history and perspectives in the “Introduction to Cultural Competency” workshop, guided by experts to enhance your understanding and skills for personal and professional growth.

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August 20, 2024 at 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm PST

Cultural Perspectives Training Series: Dispelling Myths and Stereotypes

Dive into the Cultural Perspectives Training Series, a transformative 4-session journey, presented by the Indigenous Perspectives Society.
In this third session, delve into the pivotal concepts of colonization, privilege, and stereotyping. Reflect on their profound impact on our work dynamics and personal relationships. Explore strategies to foster stronger collaboration with Indigenous communities.

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Cancellation Policy

To cancel your Online Learning Event registration email us at learn@bcnpha.ca to let us know, as we often have wait lists for our sessions. Visit our cancellation/no show policy page for more information.

Conduct Policy

BCNPHA is committed to creating and supporting a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment at our online and in-person events, as well as in our virtual education programs.

Past Online Learning Events

April 12, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm PST

Financing Affordable Housing with Community Bonds

Tapestry Community Capital specializes in the use of community bonds and have supported not-for-profits to unlock over $100M in impact investments to fund 61 projects. Come learn how this tool is helping affordable housing providers access the capital they need to bring their projects to life. Explore real world examples in action and assess if Community Bonds could be a fit for your organization.

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March 12, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm PST

Community Housing Coverage: A Vital Safeguard

This online session will delve into the intricacies of comprehensive group insurance as provided by Community Housing Coverage. Participants will explore how this specialized insurance addresses the specific needs and challenges faced by providers and societies. From coverage details to implementation strategies, participants will gain valuable insights into optimizing insurance solutions for their unique organization. 

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February 8, 2024 at 2:30PM - 4:30PM PST

Supportive Housing and the RTA

On February 28, 2024,  new Residential Tenancy Act regulations will come into effect for supportive housing. Supportive housing operators are invited to join the Ministry of Housing, including the Residential Tenancy Branch, and BC Housing, for an information session and an opportunity to ask questions. Please only register for one of the two information sessions.

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February 7, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm PST

Supportive Housing and the RTA

On February 28, 2024,  new Residential Tenancy Act regulations will come into effect for supportive housing. Supportive housing operators are invited to join the Ministry of Housing, including the Residential Tenancy Branch, and BC Housing, for an information session and an opportunity to ask questions. Please only register for one of the two information sessions.

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January 25, 2024 at 11:0am - 12:00pm PST

Energy Benchmarking: Empowering Efficiency in Affordable Housing

BCNPHA's Asset Management team not only performs free benchmarking for non-profit housing providers using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager (ESPM), but also generates analytics that go beyond what the tool offers! Join us to learn more about energy benchmarking and how BCNPHA can help you unlock savings within your buildings and portfolios, from initial investigation to post retrofit verification.

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