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.
An outline of the process of setting-up an incorporated society.
An introduction to financial management and other financial management resources in the Community Resource Kit
Things to consider when deciding which organisational structure is right for you.
Information about companies, cooperative companies, industrial and provident societies and Māori land trusts.
Information about incorporated societies, the key features and rules, and the changes with the updated Incorporated Societies Act 2022.
Information about umbrella groups and the advantages and disadvantages of this type of organisational structure.
A downloadable document giving an overview of the information contained in the online Community Resource Kit.
An introduction to record-keeping and the record keeping resources in the Community Resource Kit.
A quick tour of the site - all about resources, how to search, and the benefits of registering.
Steps towards being a good employer.
An introduction to communications and the communication resources in the Community Resource Kit.
A quick introduction to fundraising.