Charity Fraud Awareness Week

Charity Fraud Awareness Week is 21-25 October Fraud is a threat to every organisation, charities included. Charity Fraud Awareness Week brings everyone involved in the charity and not-for-profit sectors together to promote openness and honesty about fraud. This year there are five themes: Understanding charity fraud; Fundraising fraud; Cybercrime and Read more…

Tax and Charities

(Updated 28 Sep 2019) If a non-profit organisation is registered as a Charity with DIA Charities, and has indicated during the application process that Koha/Donations will be a source of funding, it will be recognised by IRD as a ‘donee organisation’ and receipts for donations can be claimed as a Read more…

Boards Reviewing Finances

Here’s another useful and insightful post from RSM Global: “You’re on a board. You’re not financially trained but you appreciate that reviewing finances to ensure they’re under control is an important aspect of good governance. What should you be looking for? What are the questions to ask? Is there a Read more…

Meetings and Minutes

Meetings and Minutes are areas that often cause considerable anxiety and frustration amongst boards and committees. Governance New Zealand has just published information about two video training courses on the subjects. Whilst we at NFP Resource have not viewed them, Governance NZ is a highly respected organisation with a solid Read more…