CoPP | GOV | TRAINING | Financial literacy for Community Groups | Wednesday 1 May 2024 | 10am-1pm

[Edited extract from public address]

Committee or board members of not-for-profit organisations and community groups come with different skills and experiences which makes their contribution special. 

Financial literacy is important to ensure the group is solvent.

Learning how to read and understand the facts and figures presented in financial reports will help committee members with decision making and planning for their community group.

Topics Include:
  • Understanding good financial governance
  • Interpreting the financial reports including the balance sheet, profit and loss and cash flow reports
  • Developing a budget for the financial year
  • Calculating the organisation’s financial health
  • Linking the strategic plan to the budget and financial reports
  • Determining the appropriate level of equity for a not for profit
  • Understanding the financial controls required to protect assets
This training is part of the Port Phillip Community Training Calendar. You can join in person or online.
  • Where: In person at the St Kilda Town Hall, 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda or join online.
  • Cost: Free
  • Bookings: essential, online through Trybooking


City of Port Phillip (CoPP)
Address: 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda, VIC 3182 Australia
Telephone: 03 9209 6655

Council respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of this land, the people of the Kulin Nations.
​We pay our respect to their Elders, past and present. We acknowledge and uphold their continuing relationship to this land.