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An interactive guide for people who are managing an evaluation, this resource can be used for different types of evaluations - projects, policies, programmes and research. read more »

The governing body must ensure that the charity has the finances to do its work and ensure that these resources are protected from abuse. read more »

This guide for people who are, or are thinking about becoming, board members of an Australian charity contains information that applies equally to charities in New Zealand. read more »

Templates to start you off with the preparation and documentation of your Annual General Meeting read more »

Sport Tutor is an online learning tool for the NZ sports sector, created to support, help and guide people working at all levels of the sports sector. This programme covers the fundamentals of governance and can be applied to any organisation, particularly non-profits. read more »

People and relationships are at the heart of voluntary and community organisations. A key part of an organisation's effectiveness is the management and skill development of its staff and volunteers. read more »

How to effectively manage the relationships in your organisation between individuals, teams, and larger groups of employees. read more »

A British site that provides employment guidance, resources and guides, a number of which apply to New Zealand employment relationships. read more »

This guide provides some best practices and templates for effective onboarding or job orientation. The purpose is to provide onboarding information and tools that you can tweak and modify to meet the needs of your organisation. read more »

A guide, one of a series on evaluation techniques, exploring outcomes-based approaches to evaluation. read more »

Volunteering New Zealand have created Best Practice Guidelines for Volunteer-Involving Organisations. read more »

This section of the best practice template library hosted by Platform Trust includes safe and appropriate environment templates (eg Health & Safety) suitable for community organisations. read more »

This section of the best practice template library hosted by Platform Trust includes many general organisational management templates suitable for community organisations. read more »

A best practice template library, developed for NGO Mental Health & Addiction providers but also suitable for other community organisations. read more »

Many organisations will get support from an external IT specialist organisation that provide expertise and practical help that they may not have in-house. This article explains three key steps you can take in finding and working with an IT support organisation. read more »

Before signing with an IT support provider, there are some key things you should look for in the contract. These will help to make sure you are confident with the level of support your organisation will receive. read more »

Forming part of your business plan, your organisation continuity plan should contain all of the information you need to get your organisation running again after an incident or crisis. read more »

The Code of Ethics provides an agreed set of guidelines for youth work in Aotearoa New Zealand to ensure that youth work is carried out in a safe, skilled, ethical manner. It is designed for youth workers but is relevant to all individuals working with young people and provides guidance to keep workers and the young people they work with safe. read more »

The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO regularly provides funding for projects that are encouraging New Zealanders and community groups to become responsible and active global citizens. read more »

This guide to using administrative data will help organisations think about getting their own data collection and reporting practices in order, before planning to use more complex administrative data sources. read more »