Not-for-profits and charities

Guidance and resources specifically for charities and not-for-profits.

By Institute of Directors
24 Aug 2021
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Crisis management

The Centre for Social Impact surveyed 1400 community organisation on the impacts of  COVID-19. See a summary, infographics and full report (August 2020).

Also see latest report outlining Government and Philanthropic support through COVID-19 on the CSI website.

Also see our Focus on not-for-profits webcast, held on 25 May 2020 in which an experienced panel of NFP directors look at challenges facing the sector including:

  • Short-term operational funding
  • Long-term capital funding
  • Long-term purpose and intangible assets.

Incorporated societies

National sponsor MinterEllisonRuddWatts article Managing an incorporated society through a pandemic – what are the duties of officers? looks at the renewed focus on the duties and obligations of those managing incorporated societies. 


Information on COVID-19 for registered charities by Charities Services provides guidance on:

  • Annual meetings
  • Annual returns
  • Auditors
  • Supporting staff and volunteers
  • Considerations for committees and boards
  • What can charities do to help

It also includes useful resources for charities.

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