Benefits

When you are part of Pillar Nonprofit Network, you will find the support you need to grow and improve your organization and further your individual professional development.

 We have been delighted with the responses (many of them) we have received to our ads for volunteer opportunities on Pillar's website. It is a great testament to the very valuable role Pillar is playing in this community.

Christine Troughton - Chair, Fund Development Committee, Heart-Links/Lazos de Corazon

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When your organization or company is a Pillar member, your whole team can access the membership benefits below! Benefits marked with a single asterisk (*) are available only to Nonprofit Organization Members. 

Save on Programs and Services

  • Post for FREE on Pillar's volunteer, job, and event boards online*
  • Save 25% on training, workshops, webinars and events to boost knowledge and build networks
  • Bring your meetings and events to Innovation Works with discounted rates on space rentals
  • Benefit from consulting services and social enterprise coaching

Heighten Your Visibility and Credibility

  • Receive a personalized organization or company profile in Pillar's online member directory 
  • Homepage real estate on Pillar's website promoting your volunteer opportunities, events & jobs*
  • Be recognized as part of a well-respected network of individuals, associations, nonprofits and charities,demonstrating their commitment to strengthening the impact of the nonprofit sector

Acquire the Necessary Tools

  • Access exclusive resources including Pillar's media list**, governance and operational policy handbooks, volunteer management handbook, and more
  • Receive discounts & special offers from community partners including Western Continuing Studies, VIA Rail, HRdownloads, Keela, Clausehound, and the Ontario Nonprofit Network
  • Be kept up to date on funding opportunities and critical developments in local, provincial and federal policy affecting the nonprofit sector
  • Benefit from Pillar's knowledgeable staff who can assist you with your nonprofit-related questions

**Pillar maintains a list of print, radio, and television contacts. The list includes ethno-cultural print, broadcasting media and free website for event postings.

Connect with the Community

  • Access the Pillar Online Community - a digital extension of the network where you can ask questions, share knowledge, and connect with the whole network
  • Benefit from Pillar's association with nonprofits across Canada including the Canadian Federation of Voluntary Sector Networks, Imagine Canada, and the Ontario Nonprofit Network
  • Participate in focus groups, committees and surveys that address issues affecting the nonprofit sector
  • Receive special pricing to attend the Pillar Community Innovation Awards
  • Cast one (1) vote at general member meetings*