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Australian Institute for Community Practice and Governance - Resource Bank

Click below to view the available resources for each area of community practice and governance:

Grants & Fundraising

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The Grants and Fundraising Program brings together some of the key strategies that all not for profit organisations should be developing to ensure that they remain sustainable. The Grants and Fundraising Program offers a single point of contact for all of your grants and fundraising training needs, and features programs tailored to meet the needs of large and small community organisations whether this is a health centre, sporting group or local child care centre. Within the Fundraising Program there are two levels (Introductory and Experienced) to help you get the most from the training.

Topics include:

Please email us at service@ourcommunity.com.au to find out what training is being conducted or could be conducted to meet your specific needs.

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Board, Governance & Leadership

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Fully functional boards and committees are critical to the success of community organisations. Managing meetings, completing a role effectively or making sure your constitution is still relevant are just some of the areas covered under our boards and leadership training program.

To ensure that you are fullfilling your board or committee role effectively you may want to consider undertaking the nationally accredited Certificate IV in Business (Governance) a program conducted over four days. Click here to find out more about the Certificate IV.

Other training opportunities include sessions on:

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Finance, Insurance and Risk Management

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Many community groups tread warily around this topic but by putting proper processes in place and ensuring that the right people are involved the benefits to your organisation are immeasurable. Getting the right balance between proper reporting, managing your risks and making sure you have the right mix of insurance for your group are key components of organisational sustainability. The training is practical and provides relevant insights into what can and has gone woring for other community organisations.

Training includes sessions on:

Please email us at service@ourcommunity.com.au to find out what training is being conducted or could be conducted to meet your specific needs.

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People Management

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People - whether paid staff or volunteers - are the key to the success of any community organisation. Managing relationships with staff and volunteers is imperative.

The Australian Institute of Community Practice & Governance provides training in areas such as:

Please email us at service@ourcommunity.com.au to find out what training is being conducted or could be conducted to meet your specific needs.

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Strategic Planning, Review & Revitilisation

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No matter how good their intentions, community groups that fail to plan are planning for failure.

The Australian Institute for Community Practice and Governance provides training in the following areas:

Please email us at service@ourcommunity.com.au to find out what training is being conducted or could be conducted to meet your specific needs.

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Information Technology

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No modern community group can afford to stay on the wrong side of the digital divide.

The Australian Institute for Community Practice and Governance provides strategic IT training in areas such as:

Please email us at service@ourcommunity.com.au to find out what training is being conducted or could be conducted to meet your specific needs.

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Community Engagement & Advocacy

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No community group is an island - you need your stakeholders as much as they need you.

To help community groups improve their community engagement and advocacy efforts, The Australian Institute for Community Practice & Governance provides training in areas such as:

Please email us at service@ourcommunity.com.au to find out what training is being conducted or could be conducted to meet your specific needs.

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Marketing & Media

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Marketing and media are central to any attempt to change hearts and minds, to raise money and find regular donors, and to influence, organise and lobby. It's a task no community group can afford to avoid or leave to chance.

The Australian Institute of Community Practice and Governance provides a range of media and marketing training opportunities, covering topics including

Please email us at service@ourcommunity.com.au to find out what training is being conducted or could be conducted to meet your specific needs.

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The Australian Institute of Community Practice and Governance is proudly supported by Alcoa Australia. Alcoa has set a great example of corporate support - it's not just about providing financial support, but using its capacity to work with people from communities and expand their knowledge and skillbase with the aim of taking that knowledge back to their own communities where it can really make a difference.

This support is just one example of Alcoa's work in helping build capacity in the community. Alcoa partners with a variety of organisations designed to empower and grow communities. For more information about Alcoa, go to: www.alcoa.com.au

 

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