Topic: Not-for-Profit


governance in focus disability organisations

The AICD released its NFP Governance and Performance Study in September 2017, providing our annual insight into governance trends and concerns for the NFP sector.

Principle 2: Roles and responsibilities

There is clarity about the roles, responsibilities and relationships of the board

Principle 1: Purpose and strategy

The organisation has a clear purpose and a strategy that aligns its activities to its purpose.

Principle 3: Board composition

The board’s structure and composition enable it to fulfil its role effectively.

Performance measurement in NFPs

The GLC speaks to experienced NFP director and former charity analyst, Justine Jarvinen, about the challenges of measuring performance in not-for-profit organisations.

Right of Use Assets of Not-for-profit entities (ie Peppercorn leases)

On 7 December 2018 the AICD responded to an Exposure Draft (ED) issued by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) ED 286 – Amendments to Australian Accounting Standards – Right-of...

In conversation with Purple House CEO Sarah Brown

Our interview with Purple House CEO Sarah Brown on how she approaches governance at this innovative not-for-profit.

Scholarships to support legacy of Invictus Games Sydney 2018

The Australian Institute of Company Directors will offer eight governance scholarships in support of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018.

The strong case for an NFP merger

In a volatile business environment, the case for NFP mergers is getting stronger – but directors should be aware of the possible trade-offs.

Consultation on the external conduct standards

On 19 September 2018, the AICD made a submission to Treasury on the draft External Conduct Standards (ECS) which will apply to charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Co...

Why do some charities make poor outsourcing decisions? Causes, risks and practical solutions

Many Australian charities outsource significant parts of their fundraising to third party suppliers. Peter Hills Jones, Chief Executive Officer Public Fundraising Regulatory Association and Paul Tavat...
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