Certified Charity Trustee Programme with TU Dublin
14 Mar 2023
The Level 6 Certified Charity Trustee Programme aims to provide learners with a broad understanding of the governance framework guiding Organisations and an understanding and appreciation of the organisational behaviours within an organisation. This will allow the learner to be informed and confident in their roles. This predominantly online 1 year part time programme has…
Increasing Board Effectiveness Webinar
14 Mar 2023
Webinar March 29th 2.30pm Join Carmichael CEO Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí, Patrick Downes and Edward Rees to hear best practices on how your governing board can increase its effectiveness. Board effectiveness holds many definitions depending on the industry, mission, organisation size, local legislature, challenges and tasks at hand, and more. However, there are some common factors…
Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Governance Dilemma
10 Mar 2023
Wednesday, April 26th, 1.10pm-2pm In this webinar our panel of experts will discuss a real governance issue which an Irish nonprofit has faced and suggest actions to take. There will also be an opportunity for the audience to ask governance-related questions. Book your place here. This webinar is a live discussion based on Carmichael’s Governance…
Carmichael Seeks Assessors for the Good Governance Awards
28 Feb 2023
Carmichael is seeking voluntary assessors to join the panel for the Good Governance Awards 2023. Assessors score up to a maximum of 4 annual reports between June 1st to September 29th, with September 18th-29th expected to be the busiest period. Assessors attend a briefing session and then use a scoring template provided by Carmichael to mark the…
Governance Dilemma Newsletter
22 Feb 2023
In each edition of the Governance Dilemma newsletter, we will look at a real-life challenge that a Board has faced and consider a range of responses. This was known as Trustees’ Quandary and changed to Governance Dilemma in March 2023. If you would like to join the mailing list, sign up here. For an…
In June of this year, Carmichael worked with TU Dublin to examine the impact of Covid-19 on Irish nonprofits. Read the full report once below.
Questioning what training and support is needed in the Voluntary and Community Sector, extensive qualitative research was carried out by Carmichael and The Wheel. Here, this report contains the results of this research carried out with organisations representing the full diversity of our sector as well as policymakers, regulators and funders. We hope that the information in the report will assist not just Carmichael and The Wheel, but all infrastructure organisations in designing the supports and training that they will offer in the future.
Working in collaboration with Benefacts, a research project was undertaken by Carmichael to get a better sense of the general quality of annual reports in the wider charities sector.
The full report is available to download below.