Every registered community organisation needs a ‘governing body’ – those responsible for ensuring that the organisation operates; key decisions are made and carried out; and comments authorised. In current parlance, these people are Trustees. But what qualifies them for their role and how well are they performing? Keep Reading
A specialist agency for Charities and Community Organisations. Services are focused on ensuring balanced organisational development and creation of a sound base from which to raise funds to achieve your aims.
Knowing the 'rules of the game' let alone the 'tips of the trade' can sometimes be difficult when operating a Charity organisation. Knowing how well your Charity is performing against others for example is not easy. Fortunately, as a trustee, senior manager or key volunteer, you now have a means to both measure success and effectiveness to and also identify ways to improve your efforts and achievements.
Explore the options on offer here to determine what might be best to assist you and your Charity through our services:
- Periscope Support a broad-spectrum consultancy and contracting service.
- Periscope Tools ways you can easily and cost-effectively understand how your Charity is performing in relation to others in your sector or across chosen brands
- Periscope Programmes offers a range of workshop options that can be tailored to assist you and your organisation's leaders and key contributors
The number of organisations that fail is surprisingly high given the level of passion, dedication and commitment that is generally required for their creation. But, there are clues to those failures that have significance from a fundraising perspective. In the first of this series, the size of the sector was revealed. The whole of the Voluntary... Keep Reading
Statistics on the size and shape of the sector in which we work are really only beginning to emerge in any interesting and useable fashion. However, despite the newness of available detailed information, there are some things that have been known for some time. In this first article, the numbers of organisations that operate in New Zealand will... Keep Reading
The government in the UK has defined requirements on Charities on the conditions under which data from private citizens may be kept and/or used. This is a ‘game-changer.’ Already, 11 Charities in the UK have been notified of impending fines for misuse of donor data or failure to comply with the new rules for data protection and use. Keep Reading