Charity Trustees Week – Thank you to your trustees
3 Nov 2023
A host of free events are planned for Ireland’s 7th Charity Trustees Week from 13th – 17th November when organisations across the charity sector and the Charities Regulator come together for a great big THANK YOU to the over 76,000 volunteers responsible for overseeing the operations of Ireland’s 11,500 registered charities. These volunteers, known as…
Good Governance Awards 2023 Shortlist Announced
25 Oct 2023
Good Governance Awards Shortlist 2023 The winners of the Good Governance Awards 2023 will be announced at our Awards Ceremony on November 16th. Book your free ticket here! This year, 134 nonprofit organisations entered their annual reports into the Good Governance Awards. The awards are divided into 7 categories based on the annual income of…
Charity Trustees Week November 13th-17th 2023
9 Oct 2023
Charity Trustees’ Week 2023 will run from November 13th to November 17th with 13 events for Trustees. Carmichael’s events include: Impact Management Capacity Building – Tuesday 14th at 10.00-11.30am with The Wheel (Free, online) The Good Governance Awards Ceremony – Thursday 17th at 6pm (Free, in person. Tickets release early November) For the full schedule and booking links…
The Charities Regulator Annual Report 2022
31 Jul 2023
Carmichael CEO Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí gives his own commentary on the recently published Charities Regulator Annual Report 2022. The Regulator’s Annual Report for 2022 provides a great source of interesting information and official statistics about the charities sector. Read more here.
Although experienced, a new board member may be lacking the knowledge of the non-profit sector so use this template to identify any gaps to address and implement their training.
A letter of appointment template for new board members, allowing a chairperson to easily communicate a new board member’s responsibilities, duties, and term of office.
The Commentary on Charities Amendment Bill 2022, prepared for Carmichael by Professor Oonagh Breen of UCD and Philip Smith of Arthur Cox Solicitors
This Scheme of Delegation sets out the authority delegated by the Board of Trustees (the Board) of The Organisation to the Chief Executive (or designated deputy/interim CEO when The Organisation is without a Chief Executive). Here are the guidelines on how to manage the provision of authority to the Chief Executive.
A new template on ‘Schedule of matters reserved for the Board’, prepared by Carmichael, intended for guidance purposes only. All organisations should develop their document.
Using Improving Charity Boardroom Behaviours’ as a reference, Carmichael have summarised a shorter guidance note on ‘Behaviours of an Effective CEO’.
Using ‘Improving Charity Boardroom Behaviours’, Carmichael have summarised a shorter guidance note on ‘Behaviours of an Effective Charity Trustee’.
Carmichael’s CEO, Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí was a guest on the Diligent – BoardEffect Board Governance webinar series speaking to host Mark Wilson, Governance Advisor with BoardEffect on the topic of “Managing boards in a hybrid environment”. Below you can download an edited transcript of the discussion.
As more organisations move towards hybrid meetings, it’s important to make sure your hybrid
meetings are as efficient and engaging as possible. We’ve gathered our top tips below.
This document is intended for guidance only in the area of Risk Management and all organisations should develop their own Risk Management System and Risk Register.