RVCF accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program

June 15, 2017 by

2014_logoThe Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program.

The accreditation program is designed to strengthen public confidence in the charitable and non-profit sector by setting rigorous criteria that requires organizations to demonstrate excellence in board governance, financial accountability and transparency, ethical fundraising, staff management and volunteer involvement.

RVCF engaged in a two-year accreditation process and meets Imagine Canada’s country-wide set of shared standards.

RVCF Chair Jason Kelly says the accreditation builds public trust and provides its supporters confidence in their charitable work. He added that their board and staff are committed to meeting the highest standards of trust.

The Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation is a registered environmental charity working to help protect and conserve the lands and waters of the valley of the Rideau River in Eastern Ontario.