Unlock Financial Superpowers: CLCNSW Financial Training Program 2024


Community Legal Centres NSW is providing six online workshops to build the capacity of community legal centres to deliver best practice financial management and reporting.

This training will allow Coordinators and Directors, Board and Committee members, and all staff to:

  • Gain insights into best practices and proven strategies for financial sustainability.
  • Strengthen your organisation's financial health.
  • Align financial planning with organisational goals and mission.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

We have engaged experts in the not-for-profit field to deliver training, as well as people experienced in the CLC sector.

These workshops are a wonderful opportunity for all CLC staff to upskill in financial management.

All sessions are free. Attendance is reserved for Community Legal Centre NSW’s members.

Program Overview

Budget Bliss: Creating and managing sustainable budgets

Does your budget align with your organisational goals and mission? This session will explore the core components of an effective budget and resource allocation.

Audience: Coordinators and Directors, Finance Officers, Program Managers

Date and Time: Wednesday, 20 March 2024. 12:30pm – 2pm

Location: Online

Register for Budget Bliss: Creating and managing sustainable budgets.

Finance Essentials: Decoding financial statements

We explain the purpose and structure of key financial statements and how to read, understand and interrogate the reports.

Audience: Coordinators and Directors and Board/Committee members

Date and Time: Tuesday, 2 April 2024. 5pm - 7pm.

Location: Online

Register for Finance Essentials: Decoding financial statements.

Red Flags: Governance, sustainability and risk

Build your knowledge to help identify financial ‘red flags’ when things just don’t seem right.

Audience: Board/Committee members and Coordinators

Date and Time: Tuesday, 9 April 2024. 6pm - 8pm.

Location: Online

Register for Red Flags: Governance, sustainability and risk.

Show Me the Money: Creating successful funding proposals

Explore the art of grant budgeting and how to improve your success rate when applying for funding.

Audience: Anyone who writes budgets for funding applications

Date and Time: Thursday, 30 May 2024. 1pm - 3pm.

Location: Online

Register for Show Me the Money: Creating successful funding proposals.

Beyond the Bucks: Mastering obligations from funding agreements

Explore grant management and compliance with a focus on financial and reporting obligations, in the context of Funding Agreements.

Audience: Board/Committee members as well as Coordinators and Directors

Date and Time: Tuesday, 4 June 2024. 1pm – 2pm.

Location: Online

Register for Beyond the Bucks: Mastering obligations from funding agreements.

Don’t Quit, Acquit: Completing the CLCP Funds Report

We look at the CLCP Funds report, how to complete it, and the difference between the acquittal and standard financial statements.

Audience: Coordinators and Directors and Finance Officers

Date and Time: Wednesday, 19 June 2024. 1pm – 2pm.

Location: Online

Register for Don’t Quit, Acquit: Completing the CLCP Funds Report.

Contact Information

For inquiries, please contact clcnsw@clcnsw.org.au.