Accountability and transparency are of growing importance in the not-for-profit sector. They allow donors to make informed decisions about where they give, they help keep staff and volunteers motivated, they let directors demonstrate their organization's integrity, and they build confidence among an often cynical public. The Voluntary Sector Reporting Awards (VSRAs) give not-for-profit organizations a valuable opportunity to prove that they take the issue of high quality reporting seriously.
The VSRAs were created in 2008 by the CA-Queen's Centre for Governance, a partnership between the Queen's School of Business and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. PwC has been a program sponsor since its inception. Financial awards are given to annual reports that demonstrate the highest levels of accountability and transparency, and communicate effectively with beneficiaries, donors and stakeholders. The awards are designed to recognize the quality of reporting in the not-for-profit sector and aim to:
To learn more about the awards, visit Voluntary Sector Reporting Awards 2012: CA-Queens Centre for Governance.