Good governance is the cornerstone of a successful, thriving community organisation. There are many different styles and structures that organisations can consider when setting up or as they expand.
Some basic guidance and tips on a range of topics related to organisational structures for community groups.
Introduction to organisational structures - CommunityNet Aotearoa
The guide covers things like:
Good governance guide – Community Toolkit
If you’re setting up a new community organisation, whether social, charitable, sporting, political or something else, you’ll need to consider which legal structure will be most appropriate for the group and its activities.
Choosing the right legal structure for your group – Community Toolkit
Choosing the right structure for your charity – Charities Services webinar
Charities and charitable status – This community toolkit explains how to register on the Charities Register what kinds of purposes qualify as “charitable” purposes, the Administrative responsibilities of registered charities, and removal from the Charities register.
Resources for partnership brokers – Partnership Brokers Association publications and resources, created for partnership practitioners by partnership practitioners.