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The Good Governance Award has been developed to support and celebrate governance best practice, recognising the importance of good management to the efficacy and efficiency of Scottish Charities.

In order to obtain the award, charities compile an eportfolio, evidencing 8 key areas of organisational governance. These are:

  • Charitable Status
  • Trustees
  • Planning, Delivering, & Monitoring
  • Recruitment
  • Managing Staff & Volunteers
  • Managing Finances
  • Managing Resources
  • Marketing & Communications

Registered charities are fully supported throughout the process, with regular contact with Good Governance Award staff, as well as access to resources for each section of the award through the members’ area of this site.