These templates aim to help charities with the running of their annual general meeting. There are templates for an agenda, meeting minutes and meeting notice.
These audit and review report templates are designed for use by auditors and were developed with the assistance of the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AuASB).
Examples of charitable purpose clauses that can be used as a guide when you are required to write down the purpose of your charity.
This template can be used to develop an annual report for your charity. It has space for you to include an overview of activities, governance, finances and other important information.
National peak bodies in the charity sector have developed a model policy and procedure to improve the way charities handle complaints. The model policy ensures complaints are handled confidentially and safely, enhancing community trust and confidence in the work of charities.
This template policy is intended to be used as a starting point for charities in developing their own conflict of interest policy.
Use this template to collect the required information about your charity’s Responsible People. Do not submit this document to the ACNC. To update your charity’s Responsible People, log in to the ACNC Charity Portal.
Under certain circumstances the Commissioner my allow certain charities not to prepare comparative financial information. In these circumstances, charities may adapt the disclosure statement below to include the statement below with their annual financial statement.
This is a template financial declaration that can be completed and signed by a charity's Responsible People.
This template is a declaration for Responsible People that confirms that they are not disqualified under Governance Standard 4.
Downloadable template which may be a suitable governing document for charities created by an Act of parliament (legislation) or governed centrally, such as through canon law of a particular church.
Each charity has a governing document which sets out its charitable purposes, confirms that it operates on a not-for-profit basis, and details how its governing body makes decisions and consults any members. These templates are examples that charities can use.
Charities can use this letter to set out the duties under Governance Standard 5 when appointing a new Responsible Person.
This template register of interests can be used alongside the ACNC's conflict of interests policy template.
The ACNC recommends that each charity records related party transactions in a register. This template register is for recording related party transactions for small charities.
Download customisable template rules that can be used as a starting point for unincorporated associations seeking to register as a charity with the ACNC.