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Application checklist and helpful tips for organisations who have decided to apply to become a registered charity. read more »

The following checklist is designed to help you ensure your organisation hits the ground running when approaching a potential business partnership. It is based on findings from the 2012 Poll of over 1000 businesses in New Zealand rating the factors used when choosing a community organisation to support. read more »

About the new reporting standards and when registered charities have to prepare financial statements that comply with the new standards. read more »

Information about conflicts of interest and how to manage them, including an example conflict of interest policy. 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 summary of research into businesses current practices, needs, motivations and experience around supporting community organisations. Practical steps and approaches for community organisations to build strategic relationships that maximise the benefit to the charity, business and community. read more »

Vodafone is a widely recognized, premium brand in New Zealand. But did you know the full range of innovative ways they support the New Zealand community? 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 »

This case study is designed to provide insight and ideas for businesses and community organisations interested in developing partnerships. read more »

Squiz, a web experience management business is a local example of an SME who supports community organisations. read more »

An introduction to financial management and other financial management resources in the Community Resource Kit read more »

Actively caring for and maintaining your physical and digital records. read more »

Information to help you organise an effective and efficient filing system. read more »

Information about financial plans, budgets and cash flow forecasts. read more »

More about the treasurer's role and responsibilities, financial records, filing income invoices and paid accounts, and petty cash. read more »

Information about how to keep and manage effective records for your organisation. read more »

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

A computerised accounting system is the best option for most organisations as it will allow you to manage your finances accurately and efficiently. read more »