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How can you be better prepared and reduce the likelihood of harm to your organisation through risk management? read more »

This Creative NZ webinar series is aimed at developing governance capability. read more »

A Creative NZ kit for boards, managers and coordinators to help attract, manage and retain volunteers. read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Governance - webinar resource from the NGO Council - The work of the governing group read more »

Information about conflicts of interest and how to manage them, including an example conflict of interest policy. read more »

Charities Services has developed a statement of the qualities that it considers contribute to making a charity efficient and effective, and best able to achieve its purposes. read more »

A charitable trust is an agreement between people (called trustees) to manage property, over which they have control, for charitable purposes. The broad details of how a charitable trust will operate are set out in its trust deed. Existing charitable trusts can apply to be incorporated as a board under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957. New groups with charitable purposes can also apply for incorporation. The steps of incorporation, including the relevant contact addresses are outlined in this resource. Attached is the sample trust deed. read more »

A list of all the contents in the Community Resource Kit divided into topics. read more »

Board Café is a column in the US publication Blue Avocado. Short enough to read over a cup of coffee, Board Café has everything you need and want to know to help you give and get the most out of board service. read more »

Self-guided workbooks that the Muttart Foundation, from Canada, has published or co-published to help charitable agencies examine their methods of operation and different ways of doing business. read more »

Advantages and disadvantages of different types of decision making. read more »

Information about running formal meetings with established agendas and procedures. read more »

Find out how to run efficient and productive meetings. read more »

Information about the dissolution and winding-up of a charitable organisation. read more »