Below you will find links for a range of resources, templates and workbooks to support your organisation to build its business resilience, including a business plan template, a risk register template and more.

Business model resources

Choosing your

business model

Understanding the details of your business model and knowing your strengths and vulnerabilities is vital to your organisation’s resilience.

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Business Model


Download the Business Model Canvas from Strategyzer to help you visualise and communicate a simple story of your business model, or explore new business models.

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The Golden


Learn from Simon Sinek, creator of The Golden Circle, about the power of WHY.

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View Simon Sinek’s TED talk

Value Proposition


Download the Value Proposition Canvas from Strategyzer to help you visualise and define your customer profiles.

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The Ansoff


A strategic planning tool that provides a framework for executives, senior managers and marketers to devise strategies for growth.

View and download the Ansoff Matrix



A framework to help analyse the key external factors or influences that impact an organisation.

View and download the tool

Context Map®


Map out what you and your team think is important in your context, and track how your perspective changes over time.

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Download the canvas



Develop an understanding of your competitors, and how your organisation compares.

View and download the template

Balanced Scorecard

The balanced scorecard system allows you to align your organisation’s people, projects, services, finances and more with your business strategy.

Learn the Balanced Scorecard basics

Theory of change workbook

Theory of change is a tool that you can use to plan and measure your social impact. It defines the problem you want to address, the social outcomes you hope to achieve and your plan to address them.

View and download the workbook

View and download the basic template

Understanding your market

Research resources to help you understand your organisation’s market.

Australia’s public data

Social Health Atlases

Demographic data by location

NDIS Demand Map

SOAR template

A strategic planning tool that focuses on more positive aspects of an organisation, namely strengths, opportunities, aspirations and results.

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SWOT template

A strategic planning tool that focuses on an organisation’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

View and download the template

Social impact measurement

Working towards positive social impact in Australia and want to know if you are making a difference?

The Compass: Your guide to social impact measurement

Financial management resources



Read CPA Australia’s guide “Financial management of not-for-profit organisations”.

View and download the guide

ACNC guidance

on charity reserves

Read the ACNC fact sheet “Charity reserves: financial stability and sustainability”.

Read the fact sheet

Strategies to

improve cash flow

Read Merchant Maverick’s article on improving your organisation’s cash flow.

Read the article

Chartered Accountants


Chartered Accountants ANZ guidelines on how to determine not for profit cash reserves.

Read the article

View and download the booklet

National Standard

Chart of Accounts (NSCOA)

A free data entry tool and data dictionary for charities and other not for profit organisations.

Learn about NSCOA

Download NSCOA


workforce costs report

“Analysing Time: A guide to understanding key elements of workforce costs under the NDIS”

View and download the report

Risk management resources

Risk register


Use this simple Excel template to register risks for your organisation.

Download the template

Risk policy


Is your organisation’s risk policy up to date, or is it time for a review. Use our model document to help inform your policy.

Download the model document

Business Continuity

Plan – model template

Does your organisation have a business continuity plan? Download our template to ensure you have a plan in case a critical incident or emergency situation occurs.

Download our model template

Business Continuity


– review template

This review template can be used to record your organisation’s responses and reflections on disruptive events.

Download the review template

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