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
Here are various articles and papers that may be of interest.
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
A quick summary of Capital Campaign Fundraising Uploaded 6 January 2017 Capital fundraising is a useful process to pursue where an organisation is aiming to raise funds for a specific capital item, such as acquiring land, constructing, purchasing and/or modifying a building or purchasing a significant asset such as a vehicle or equipment. U... Keep Reading