Welcome to the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association
MNPHA will build, support and strengthen our members who are diverse non-profit housing providers in Manitoba through services, educational opportunities and advocacy.
Lorch and Associates
The Board of MNPHA is pleased to announce that we have engaged Lorch and Associates to oversee the business of the Association till the end of 2016. Many of you know Rhonda from her involvement in our conference and education sessions. Rhonda will ensure our Association continues to keep our members engaged and assist the board in achieving its goals. Please feel free to contact our office at 204-797-6746 or toll free at 1-844-799-6746 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would also like to remind everyone to mark your calendars for the Building Partnerships Conference which will be held on November 23 and 24th at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg. Watch for exciting updates on the events and speakers we have planned.
MNPHA’s End of Operating Specialist
MNPHA is happy to announce that we have hired Donna Whyte Watts as our End of Operating Specialist. Donna can be contacted at email@example.com or 204-489-9024. Many of you will recognize Donna’s name as she worked at Manitoba Housing for many years.
Donna brings over 25 years of experience in social housing including time with Portfolio Administration, The Winnipeg Housing and Homelessness Initiative, the Rural and Native Housing Program and as a Property Manager for direct-managed residential housing. She is also a coach and facilitator with a passion for personal and professional development. She is committed to assisting housing service providers in the process of expiring operating agreements.
If you need any advice or help as you approach your end of operating or have suggestions or ideas to pass to Donna to help other groups, don’t hesitate to send her an email. MNPHA is able to have this position due to the grant we received from the Winnipeg Foundation and Manitoba Housing.”
PREPARING FOR THE EXPIRY OF YOUR OPERATING AGREEMENT
A Practical Course 3 day course for today’s non-profit housing leaders & managers
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Exclusive Offer to MNPHA Members with Assiniboine Credit Union
NOMINATIONS ARE STILL OPEN!
On behalf of the Board of Directors of MNPHA, we are pleased to introduce an exclusive offer to MNPHA members with Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU). The Partnership is being launched in a Pilot Phase for 2016 and based on the response, will be re-assessed in 2017. Benefits offered exclusively to MNPHA members in order to acquire Building Condition Assessment Reports (BCA) are twofold: (1) Preferential Pricing capped at $2,000 (2) Reimbursable grant of $2,000. Details on the grant along with the application form are attached. If you are interested in applying for either of these benefits, you must fill out the application form. Note: Deadline for application is December 31st, 2016.
ACU has been very involved and supportive our Association and they very much want to have the opportunity to be a partner with you, our members, in your financial requirements.
We are very pleased to enter into this Pilot Partnership with Assiniboine Credit Union that offers exclusive pricing and reimbursable grant to our members. Please feel free to contact them directly for any questions you may have.
Click here to download the Pilot Partnership overview.
Click here to download the ACU Grant for Building Condition Assessment (BCA) Reports.
Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association’s Spirit of Housing Awards
NOMINATIONS ARE STILL OPEN!
Deadline for nominations is October 1st, 2016. Nominate a Board Member, Employee, Volunteer, Tenant or Leader in your Community!
Click here to view and download the nomination forms.
Phase 1 Report
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Thank you to all who completed the End of Operating Survey.
The Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg advises that they had 76 completed surveys with a response rate of about 40%.
Scott McCullough and Sarah Zell from the Institute of Urban Studies will be reviewing the data and the results of the survey will be shared with everyone in the next few months.
As part of filling out the survey, your name was entered into a draw to win a Microsoft Surface 3 Bundle!! ($900 estimated value).
The winner of the prize was Marilyn Natyna from Minitonas First Baptist Housing Corp. in Swan River. Congratulations Marilyn!