The AICD offers a not-for-profit (NFP) scholarship program. The scholarships are being offered to directors and senior managers of NFP organisations who would otherwise be unable to attend governance education programs due to the financial constraints of the organisation.
This qualification is designed for those working as administrators and project officers, to teach students to effectively manage the office administration aspects of a business, and gain a focused understanding of today’s business world.
The Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria has developed a program of training for Aboriginal Victorians with a role or an interest in the state's Aboriginal cultural heritage. The 3-day workshop runs twice each year, covering the key principles, practical skills and legislative requirements for cultural heritage management. The program is designed specifically as training for current field-based officers, other staff in community organisations and those with a role in evaluating heritage values.
The NSW Department of Industry has created the Aboriginal Services Unit to manage a number of programs which promote improving access to employment and creating business opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Management Support Unit of the New South Wales Council of Social Services (NCOSS) provides a register of management and governance training being offered by not-for-profit organisations across NSW.
The IMPACT program aims to build a community of young Indigenous students by helping to foster their skills in leadership, contribution to community and future pathways. Students engage in the program for three years (from Year 10 to completion of Year 12 or equivalent) and participate in a range of activities including leadership workshops, residential programs and activities to challenge and inspire them. Students are supported throughout the three years by the project coordinator and a mentor.