This resource is aimed at supporting charities to ensure the proper procedures and policies are in place to manage the charity’s resources effectively and, where appropriate, to make changes to their charity. Published: by the Charity Commission of Northern Ireland, 2014.
Role descriptions for Trustees, Chair and other board portfolio holders
Respective responsibilities of Board and Executive
Schedule of Matters (items reserved for Board decision only)
The main benefits of a Code of Governance are in inducting new Board members with a comprehensive governance document and in maintaining good governance practice in an organisation over a period of time.
A template Code of Governance for a fictional organisation is provided here.
The Charity Commission has designed these 15 questions to help charity trustees carry out a review of the charity's plans and decide what they need to focus on. Published: March 2017.