As a member of a community or not-for-profit board, you can perform your governance responsibilities with confidence
With a range of solutions focused on the governance issues facing community and not-for-profit organisations, Governance Evaluator helps you build your capabilities to deliver better outcomes for the communities you support.
Trusted governance industry partner for community & not-for-profit organisations
We recognise and understand that strong governance for the community sector ensures consistent, safe and quality service outcomes for communities. It also drives the most effective and efficient use of funds; enables boards to meet their governance requirements, and; most importantly, it supports a culture of continuous improvement.
The Governance Evaluator content is based on good governance principles as outlined in the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations (ASX 2007). The methodology is consistent with guidelines in the Australian Institute of Company Directors: Evaluating Board Performance: A guide for company directors (AICD 2006, 2011).
Fully compliant with the ASIC, Corporations Act (2001), and the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC), the Governance Evaluator Community content was informed by a Community Think Tank and produces insights for boards that are relevant and actionable.
The most straightforward & intelligent way to improve governance in community & not-for-profit organisations
Governance Evaluation combines intelligent technology solutions with expert governance consultants to aid in building your governance capabilities. We work with you to combine the complementary solutions, designing a governance program that meets the needs of your board or council.
Board Governance Program
Our Board Governance Program is designed to improve the collective capabilities of your board. Founded on evaluation, the principles of good governance and the responsibilities of governing bodies within the environment in which they are operating, you can design your program to meet the specific needs of your board.
“We’ve evaluated for the last 4 years, it’s a foundational part of our annual board calendar for supporting a strong culture for quality and safety.” – Bronwyn Pike
Director Development Program
Our Director Development Program helps you to build the individual capabilities of your directors whilst providing insight into the collective skills of your board. The program supports both new and experienced director development, and aids succession planning and induction for the enhanced director onboarding.
Our Peer Review solution helps you to better understand the individual capabilities of your governing body through a highly confidential process that seeks to inform individual development plans.
Our Sub-Committees Review solution provides an indepth analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of your sub-committees and looks to identify any gaps in your sub-committees role for informing good decision making by the governing body.
Our Independent Convening solutions add rigour to your program through their facilitation skills, extensive knowledge of best practice evaluation processes, and their governance and sector expertise.
– Kylie Warne (former President) and Bernadette Uzelac (former CEO), Geelong Chamber of Commerce
– CEO, Community organisation
– CEO, IMPACT Community Services
Get a shared and consistent understanding of good governance and deliver positive outcomes for your community.
With the right insights & support you can make informed decisions on how to enact your governance responsibilities
Founded on evaluation, the principles of good governance and the responsiblities of governing bodies within the environment in which they are operating, you can design your program to meet the specific needs of your board.
Individual & Collective Programs
Governance Evaluator has solutions for improving the collective performance of governing bodies, their sub-committees, as well as the development of individuals.
Sector Specific Programs
Governance Evaluator provides a range of governance performance building solutions, specialising in a range of sectors to specifically support the roles and responsibilities of governing bodies within those sectors to effectively govern their organisation.
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An online solution that combines evaluation with tools for building capabilities, year in, year out. Easy to use, accessible anywhere, anytime and on any device.
Real time reporting and insights
Simple and clear reporting allows individuals and boards to clearly identify areas of strength and areas where you need to focus to build your capabilities for governing effectively.
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A trusted brand, used by boards across a range of sectors, and partnering with key industry bodies, provides a community for shared learning.
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Compare your performance against your peers, both within your sector and across sectors. Understand the key issues facing your sector and receive free guidance on how to address these issues.
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