Our Governance and Charity Advice Service offers information and practical help about good governance for charities on a wide range of topics listed below. You can find out more about governance issues on our Governance and Charity Advice webpage or view our Governance Advice Notes for further support.
NICVA is celebrating Trustees' week this week. We want to recognise and value the important and yet often unnoticed work that Trustees do across Northern Ireland to lead organisations and ensure that they are well governed.
If your registered charity's financial year is 1 January - 31 December then you will have a deadline of 31 October in which to submit your annual monitoring return to the Charity Commission.
September is approaching, we are thinking about “back to school” - are you thinking about your own learning and development needs in the next few months?
Creating a governance calendar is a very practical and effective way for organisations to develop their own planning framework to help them identify their key governance events and requirements throughout the course of a year.
Charity bank statements, instructions on how to play Bridge and a grant application are just some of the unexpected information submitted to Northern Ireland’s charity regulator under the annual reporting programme, it has been revealed.
Trustees’ Week 2018 takes place during 12-16 November to celebrate the great work that trustees contribute to charities. It is also an opportunity for charities to think about how they could attract new people onto their Boards.
The Charity Commission has issued text alerts to trustees and updated its guidance on how to complete the annual monitoring return with helpful screenshots of the online return.