Not-for-Profit Finance Week 2022

Training Opportunities

Our Community
Not-for-Profit Finance Week, an initiative of Commonwealth Bank and Our Community, is a celebration of ideas, knowledge and financial capacity-building for the $100 billion Australian not-for-profit sector.

The aim of this event, held September 5-9, 2022, is to increase the profile of the not-for-profit sector, bolster the financial capacity and sustainability of the sector, and provide support for the staff, board members and treasurers carrying out the important task of overseeing the finances.

Activities during Not-for-Profit Finance Week will centre around an information packed series of free webinars, where you can have your questions answered!


There are FIVE FREE Webinars available for viewing during Not-for-Profit Finance Week 2022

  1. Moving the dial on Climate, Sustainability and Governance
    Monday, September 5, 2022 — 12:30pm to 1:15pm AEST.
  2. Helping your not-for-profit stand out from the crowd
    Tuesday, September 6, 2022 — 12:30pm to 1:15pm AEST.
  3. Questions your Not-for-Profit should be asking about finances
    Wednesday, September 7, 2022 — 12:30pm to 1:15pm AEST.
  4. Economic Update — looking ahead
    Thursday, September 8, 2022 — 12:30pm to 1:15pm AEST.
  5. Cyber Update – keeping safe online
    Friday, September 9, 2022 — 12:30pm to 1:15pm AEST.

For details on each webinar and to register for free, click on the link below.

register for webinars »

Damn Good Guides

The Damn Good Guides are a series of booklets filled with excellent advice, tips and answers to questions on a variety of topics for not-for-profit associations and their leadership team.

  1. Damn Good Advice for Board Members
    Twenty-five questions a not-for-profit board member needs to ask about the finances.
  2. Damn Good Advice for Treasurers
    Twenty-five questions a not-for-profit Treasurer needs to ask.
  3. Damn Good Advice for Chairs
    Twenty-five questions and answers for not-for-profit chairs.
  4. Damn Good Advice for Board Secretaries
    Twenty-five questions every not-for-profit secretary needs to ask.
  5. Damn Good Advice for School Councils
    Twenty-five questions a school councillor needs to ask.
  6. Damn Good Advice on Cyber-safety and Fraud Prevention
    A plain English guide to staying safe online.

You can download PDF versions of the Damn Good Guides, or order hard copies, by clicking on the guide name above.

Agony Uncle

  • Has your organisation got a problem?
  • A deal-making dilemma or a constitutional conundrum?
  • Found yourself in a personality pickle or a media muddle?

Ask Our Community’s thinker-in-residence, aka “Agony Uncle” Chris Borthwick, all your curly questions about not-for-profits.

Be sure to check out the great selection of his entertaining and insightful responses. As one thankful inquirer put it… “Thank you for your absolutely brilliant response! This is the first time I’ve seen anything at all to do with non-profit governance be anything but dull and humourless!!!”

our community’s agony uncle »

Community Finance Resources

Also, take some time to check out the other Community Finance Resources, Help Sheets, Checklists and Policies on offer — and use the arrows to the left and right of each category to see even more items

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