Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) has produced a variety of practical and low-cost print books related to organizational capacity development and online learning.  Book prices are a cost recovery basis.

CLO’s print books can be ordered by emailing your request to:    Or you can also order through (Canadian site).

Digital Discoveries: Guide to Online Learning with Adult Literacy Learners

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This guide provides an extensive overview of promising practices and strategies for online learning in the classroom.  “Digital Discoveries” overviews popular digital learning technologies (including blogs, social networking, instructional websites, e-readers, cloud computing, podcasting and more). The guide also includes an extensive annotated list of popular and useful digital learning resources.

  • 157 pages / $25 plus shipping
  • Written in 2011
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Reducing Risk/Protecting People: An Annotated Guide to 40 Free, Online Risk Management Resources

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“Reducing Risk/Protecting People” shares tools, resources and online training opportunities designed to help organizations improve their risk management processes and policies in the following areas of risk management: cyber risks; finance; governance; human resources; privacy; safety and security; and risk to reputation.

  • 69 pages / $20 plus shipping
  • Written in 2013
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Capacity Plus — Organizational Capacity Resource Guide for Literacy Agenciescapacity_plus_cover_04

This resource includes a goldmine of tools, sample policies, checklists and resources to help non-profit organizations strengthen their organizational capacity in areas of risk management, financial management, human resource management, customer service and more.

  • 212 pages / $20 plus shipping
  • Written in 2010


Step-By-Step guide to Effective Proposal Writing for Nonprofit Organizations


This resource walks you through the process of writing a great proposal. Our useful guide will teach you how to effectively plan your proposal, research key trends, understand grantmakers, identify funding sources, understand the most important elements of a proposal and avoid common mistakes.

  • 26 pages / $12 plus shipping
  • Written in 2012
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