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Local government helps to shape the communities we live in. This website is aimed at providing more accessible information for people to participate and have a say in their local processes. read more »

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) is an association of New Zealand organisations with a commitment to volunteering.Their mission is to promote, support and advocate for volunteering. read more »

The Institute of Community Directors Australia (ICDA) is an Australian best practice network for members of not-for-profit boards, committees and councils, and the senior staff who support them. In their Policy Bank, you can find a range of free templates for policies and procedures relevant to not-for-profit organisations. read more »

New Zealand's Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment provide a free series of guides which cover areas employers have requested further assistance with: health and safety, hiring new employees, pay, holidays and leave, performance management and ending employment relationships. read more »

Steps towards being a good employer. read more »

An introduction to record-keeping and the record keeping resources in the Community Resource Kit. read more »

This resource is for iwi, hapū and communities wanting to connect with their people, their country and the world by becoming more digitally literate. read more »

An article about collective impact from Stanford Social Innovation Review. Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations. read more »

Tamarackcci.ca is a learning community of members, from diverse sectors, who share a common interest in collaborative leadership, community engagement and change. read more »

Demonstrating the difference you make through impact measurement and evaluation is increasingly important for not-for-profit organisations. NCVO Knowhow Nonprofit is a UK site focused on helping charities with evaluation. read more »

More about how to communicate with central government. read more »

More on the different ways to communicate with local government. read more »

Working with the media to tell the story about your organisation. read more »

Information about communications plans, the process, and a communications plan template. read more »

An introduction to communications and the communication resources in the Community Resource Kit. read more »

A checklist of funding options - including local fundraising, membership, donations, professional sponsorship, and fundraising consultants. read more »

A guide and checklist to consider when applying for funding. read more »

More about online fundraising. read more »

An introduction to successful fundraising. read more »

A quick introduction to fundraising. read more »