• Be able to demonstrate the need for your program, prepare a sound business case and design your whole program based on existing successful models
  • Have the tools to get the right people on board to advocate for your program, so that it’s supported at a number of levels
  • Develop multiple income streams through a targeted sponsorship strategy
  • Fill all places on your program using a range of tested promotional tools.
  • Be clear on where to focus your efforts to gain funding through using our strategy templates
  • Understand how to structure and target funding proposals
  • Identify a range of revenue generators beyond your primary funding source
  • Have the right management tools to make sure that your program funding is properly managed, further enhancing your reputation
  • Be clear on the roles and responsibilities of your Board
  • Select and develop organisational structure, policies and procedures to meet compliance requirements and operations
  • Have the tools to recruit, develop and manage staff
  • Recruit and effectively manage volunteers
  • Identify who to engage, when, for what reason and how using the Stakeholder Engagement Strategy templates
  • Understand where to best invest your marketing resources using the Marketing Strategy templates
  • Have focused use of social media to provide quantified return on investment through a Social Media Strategy template
  • Measure and communicate the impact of your programs
  • Facilitator tools used in the development and delivery of program days


  • Reflective tools to build on your learning and insights from your leadership experiences to date
  • Short guides and reference material (inc. websites, podcasts and TedEx talks) covering topics such as Board directorships, Community development, Governance, Life balance & Well-being, Coaching and Building personal brand
  • Access to ‘GetOnBoard’ (a national directory of available Board and Committee positions)
  • Events (F2F, live-streaming and virtual summits)
  • The opportunity to contribute to Regional Leadership blogs to build your profile
  • Nation-wide directory of regional leaders
  • Chat room access
  • Establish or join communities of practice and action learning sets (including project co-design)
  • Design and deliver webinars (with and for peers)