A charitable trust is one of the main legal structures that community groups may consider as a way to operate.
Information about Charities Services and registering as a charity.
Information about the dissolution and winding-up of a charitable organisation.
Developing policies for your organisation.
Four important policies most organisations will need to consider: health & safety, complaints, volunteers and Te Tiriti o Waitangi Treaty…
Information about annual returns and financial statements.
A guide and checklist to consider when applying for funding.
A computerised accounting system is the best option for most organisations as it will allow you to manage your finances…
A table to compare the different types of legal structures and their characteristics.
A list of all the contents in the Community Resource Kit divided into topics.
About monthly reporting, keeping track of grants, year-end financial statements and auditing.
Read about your organisation's tax obligations, including PAYE, GST and ACC - includes links to Inland Revenue (IRD) resources.
How to communicate with central government - community participation is a vital part of our democracy.
Charities Services has developed a statement of the qualities that it considers contribute to making a charity efficient and effective,…
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