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Standard 1: Purposes and not-for-profit nature of a registered entity

Standard 1: Purposes and not-for-profit nature of a registered entity

Charities must be not-for-profit and work towards their charitable purpose. They must be able to demonstrate this and provide information about their purpose to the public.

1. Is your charitable purpose clearly set out in governing documents (constitution, board charter, rules)? *This question is required.
2. Has the ACNC recognised your organisation as being for charitable purpose? (If your organisation was previously endorsed by the ATO as a charity before the ACNC commenced on 3 December 2012 it has been automatically registered with the ACNC) *This question is required.
3. Does your mission statement encompass and line up with your charitable purpose? *This question is required.
4. Do you have controls in place to ensure all organisation revenue is applied to your charitable purpose? *This question is required.
5. Do you provide information to your key stakeholders and the public on what your organisation (charity) does and respond to requests for that information? *This question is required.