Not the most exciting of topics - but a very necessary one. We were delighted to have Kathya O' Neill with us to deliver a short overview of the Charities Regulator and Charities Governance Code as well as some practical financial basics for not for profits. Kathya is a Trustee on our Board, a Chartered Accountant [...]
Good Governance is about creating a culture in an organisation. Sligo Volunteer Centre earned a Good Governance Award for their governance initiative in upskilling all Trustees on their role and the Charities Regulator Governance Code. The aim is to empower Trustees and take the 'fear' out of Governance.
We recognise that working for the community is hard work, and the growing number of requirements on community groups to conform to certain governance practice is increasingly forcing volunteers out of the sector. in partnership with Sligo PPN, the Carmichael Centre & Volunteer Ireland we are offering a series of group webinars and networking events on governance issues to support local community groups.