Governance for Non-profits

Governance Practices of national non-profit bodies and national networking organisations in SA. (2010)

Governance Practices of national non-profit bodies and national networking organisations in SA. (2010)

Ricardo Wyngaard and Peter Hendricks. This study is exploratory in nature and aims to place certain key findings and specific recommendations on the DSD's non-profit governance agenda.

Insights - 3rd Sector Law: The New Companies Act no.71 of 2008: What every non-profit needs to know.

Insights - 3rd Sector Law: The New Companies Act no.71 of 2008: What every non-profit needs to know.

Fact sheet provides information for NPOs on how the new Companies Act affects them and how it differs from the old Companies Act. 

Insights Publication: The Revenue Law Amendment Bill 2008

Insights Publication: The Revenue Law Amendment Bill 2008

(March 2009) This document serves as a summary of the key changes as it relate to public benefit organisations (PBOs). (4 pages)

Insights – 3rd Sector Law: A concise guide to the Non-Profit Organisations Act 71 of 1997

Insights – 3rd Sector Law: A concise guide to the Non-Profit Organisations Act 71 of 1997

The purpose of this document is to serve as a resource to people wishing to start a nonprofit organisation or who are already running nonprofit organisations.

The Board Walk Good Governance Guide No 1: Recruitment, Orientation and Involvement of Non-Profit Board Members (2nd ed 2013)

The Board Walk Good Governance Guide No 1: Recruitment, Orientation and Involvement of Non-Profit Board Members (2nd ed 2013)

An effective board will inspire donor confidence and attract resources, so it is important to recruit the right people. This book shows you how, and – once they are serving on the board – how to prevent them from becoming bored members. This book is available for purchase online. 

The Board Walk Good Governance Guide No. 3: Effective Governance for Non-Profit Boards (2nd Edition 2013)

The Board Walk Good Governance Guide No. 3: Effective Governance for Non-Profit Boards (2nd Edition 2013)

This book looks at the responsibilities of the board of an organisation that go beyond the simple monitoring of NPO compliance with legal, fiscal and programme requirements. This book is available for purchase online.