Training - Resource Bank

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

Grants & Fundraising

TRAINING

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:

  • Developing an Annual Fundraising Strategy
  • How to write a successful grant submission
  • Introduction to developing corporate support
  • Monitoring and evaluating grants
  • Developing Successful Events

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.

HELP SHEETS

'HOW TO' GUIDES

NEWSLETTERS

OTHER RESOURCES / SERVICES

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Board, Governance & Leadership

TRAINING

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:

  • Meet the roles and responsibilities of a board or committee member
  • Effective Board Review
  • Managing you financial risks - protecting your exposure
  • Holding a successful board or committee meeting
  • Who Does What? Board and Staff Relationships

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.

HELP SHEETS

'HOW TO' GUIDES

NEWSLETTERS

OTHER RESOURCES / SERVICES

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Finance, Insurance and Risk Management

TRAINING

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:

  • What's Involved in Being a Treasurer for a Not-for-profit Group?
  • Financial Management for Non Profit Boards
  • Risk Management for Treasurers
  • Board Reporting
  • Insuring your Future - Risk Management and Insurance for Non Profit Organisations

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.

HELP SHEETS

'HOW TO' GUIDES

NEWSLETTERS

OTHER RESOURCES / SERVICES

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People Management

TRAINING

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:

  • Managing staff in a not-for-profit environment
  • Effective Volunteer Management
  • Reviewiing Staff performance
  • Managing Conflict
  • Developing Good CEO/Board relationships

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.

HELP SHEETS

'HOW TO' GUIDES

NEWSLETTERS

OTHER RESOURCES / SERVICES

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Strategic Planning, Review & Revitilisation

TRAINING

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:

  • Developing a Strategic Plan
  • How to review Board Performance
  • Successful Strategies for board successsion and renewal
  • Developing Successful Organisational Policy
  • Is your organisation performing?

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.

HELP SHEETS

'HOW TO' GUIDES

NEWSLETTERS

OTHER RESOURCES / SERVICES

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Information Technology

TRAINING

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:

  • Developing an effective IT strategy
  • Making not-for-profit websites work
  • Strategies for successful online fundraising
  • Online Communication for members, friends and supporters

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.

HELP SHEETS

NEWSLETTERS

  • Our Community Matters - your regular, free community update - helping groups survive, improve, grow and innovate

OTHER RESOURCES / SERVICES

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Community Engagement & Advocacy

TRAINING

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:

  • Developing Community Partnerships
  • Developing an effective youth strategy
  • How to conduct a Community Needs Analysis
  • Building effective community networks
  • Strategic and Effective Community Building

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.

HELP SHEETS

'HOW TO' GUIDES

NEWSLETTERS

OTHER RESOURCES / SERVICES

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Marketing & Media

TRAINING

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

  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • Developing Community Partnerships
  • Writing an effective media release
  • Marketing Strategies to attract and retain members
  • Writing an effective media release
  • Effective Presentation Skills

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.

HELP SHEETS

'HOW TO' GUIDES

  • Effective Letters - 50 of the Best Model Letters to Help Community Organisations Fundraise, Connect, Lobby, Organise & Influence

NEWSLETTERS

  • Our Community Matters - your regular, free community update - helping groups survive, improve, grow and innovate