Category Archives: Resources

The Basics: Getting your organisation started

Community organisations are the backbone of any community. They come in various forms, shapes and [...]

Municipal Law: 10 laws that are important to municipalities

All law effects local government but there are some pieces of legislation that make specific [...]

Municipal Matters: Everything you need to know about ward committees

A ward committee may make recommendations on any matter affecting its ward to the ward [...]

Municipal Matters: Councillors are a critical link. Here’s why.

Councillors provide the critical political link between the executive mayor or executive committee and the [...]

Municipal Matters: Mayoral systems explained

Municipalities are generally divided into two governance types – the mayoral executive system and the [...]

Municipal Matters: It’s everyone’s business

Local government is the sphere of government that is closest to the public. It provides [...]

Revenue: Tips to membership success

Yes. Below are six steps to creating a successful membership model and once you’ve mastered [...]

Revenue: Why monthly membership models work

Associations that develop member strategies early on and encourage their members to make monthly contributions, [...]

The Basics: The chair, secretary, treasurer explained

The general rule is that committee members should meet monthly, while general meetings that are [...]

The Basics: How to become a Public Benefit Organisation

Being registered as a Public Benefit Organisation, or PBO, is an excellent method to not [...]