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Not-for-Profit tools and resources

At BDO we aim to support the sector that does so much to support New Zealand communities. One of the key way we can do this is by sharing our information and resources with sector participants across New Zealand.

Here we have gathered a wealth of knowledge in tools that address many of the challenges faced by New Zealand Not-for-Profit entities.

Accounting Standards (SOAPs)

These Summaries on a Page (SOAPs) are designed to help you gain a high-level overview of New Zealand Generally Accepted Accounting Practice Standards.

Model Financial Statements

These illustrative financial statements are intended as a source of general technical reference, showing suggested disclosures together with their sources. They are not intended to address the particular circumstances of any particular individual or entity.

Trustee Due Diligence Checklist

The Trustee Due Diligence Checklist provides a list of questions a person may consider before accepting a Board position.

Trustee Skills Matrix Template

This table of competencies is designed to identify the current knowledge base of a Board of Directors and to note any gaps.

Leadership and Governance - Not for Profits

This paper looks at leadership and governance in the Not-for-Profit sector.