Useful Resources

Useful Governance Templates

Effective Governance is dedicated to promoting and establishing good governance in all organisations, not just to our clients. We believe that basic governance templates and resources should not be locked behind a pay wall for only those who can afford them, but free for all organisations to use as a starting point for improved governance. As such, we have created these free resources for use by your board or for educational purposes. Our most popular templates are:

For a full list of our templates please view our templates page.

Governance Action Plan

Further, we have developed a survey to allow you to do a quick test of your organisation’s current governance systems. The outcome of the survey is a report with personalised recommendations for discussion with the rest of the board or management team about basic improvements that can be made to the governance of the organisation.

Click here to take the Governance Action Plan Survey.

ACNC Governance Standards Checklist

We have also created a checklist for Australian charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) to see how well they comply with the ACNC Governance Standards.

Click here to view the checklist.