Walk through the six types of data that not-for-profit organisations most often work with and what you can actually do with that data.
To create social change we need skills to manage people and projects. With shared purpose, well managed resources, and a skilled and supported team we can have a far greater impact. You’ll find resources here relevant to managers, supervisors, volunteer coordinators and lead organisers – and anyone looking to improve the functioning of their organisation.
Get things rolling and ensure your not for profit data projects are as successful and sustainable as they can be with this 15 step pathway.
Programs that are evaluated give twice: 1st in the impact it has and 2nd in making it possible for you and others to do better next time.
Learning to attune to the cycles of our own leadership can help us know when to do the right thing at the right time.
How can we equip ourselves to design effective monitoring and evaluation approaches for campaigns, movement building and organising work?
Vaccination and pandemic policies to help guide you through the rules that apply to vaccinations in the workplace in Australia.
The Institute of Community Directors has a comprehensive collection of resources to support good governance by not-for-profits. Check out these links to get started.
A resource to help non-profit organisations make their workplaces more inclusive and supportive of transgender and gender diverse people.
Use this Engagement Pyramid from the Mobilisation Lab to visualise the different ways a person might get involved with your campaign.
Are you working for a not for profit organisation and putting together policies and procedures? Here’s how to avoid reinventing the wheel by accessing the Policy Bank’s comprehensive list of templates.
Volunteers are a crucial part of social change organisations, and getting new volunteers off to a good start is critical. This checklist and the prompting questions will help you set up an effective and welcoming volunteer orientation process.
Australian Progress has prepared this 40-point summary of Pastor Rick Warren’s bestselling book The Purpose Driven Church. The resource is based on Rick Warren’s experience of growing his church, Saddleback, from scratch to 20,000 members attending every week. Saddleback is now the eighth biggest church in the United States.
Resources for inducting new volunteers into a peacebuilding community project. Includes insights into how one voluntary group operated, consensus decision making, and internal conflict resolution processes.
Nothing precedes purpose. The starting point for every organisation or movement should be the question ‘Why do we exist’? A number of tips for focusing an organisation on vision and purpose. An excerpt from Purpose Driven Campaigning, based on Rick Warren’s Purpose Driven Church.
Giving and receiving feedback is a core skill for people engaged in social change projects. These slides and related text outline what can maximise or minimise the effectiveness of feedback and useful phrases.
A training process guide to provide a space for people to think about the role and qualities of leaders in social change. Leaders for social change model the way; inspire a shared vision; challenge the process; enable others to act; and encourage the heart.
‘Feedback’ is a communication to a person or a group which gives that person information about how they affect others. It is important to be able to give feedback in such a way that people can hear it, take it in, evaluate it, and change behaviour which affects their relationship with others.
The Mobilisation Cookbook is a guide to answer (almost) everything you wanted to know about “people-powered” campaigns at Greenpeace but were afraid to ask. Developed for Greenpeace staff, volunteers, and allies, this guide will help anyone cook up effective people-powered campaigns.
Build strong advocacy teams using this checklist to assess your team’s readiness to campaign for—and win—change in the modern landscape.
An overview of the tools and tactics Greenpeace offices around the world use to ensure their office teams are working seamlessly together. Explore by Country/Region and Trait to find the successful practices or “bright spots” highlighting ongoing experiments in team integration.