Community Door is a gateway for community-managed organisations in Queensland to access key information to assist in all aspects of the operation of their service. 

Many tools and resources are needed to successfully run a community organisation. This area provides a wealth of information on how to start, manage and expand your organisation.

You can explore the topics that are relevant to you through the links in the menu. Each section contains information, news and resources relevant to that topic.

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Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) celebrates the small businesses who make a vital contribution to our state's economy and play an important role in each region and community across Queensland. Each year, QSBW continues to grow, with more events in more locations, delivering a range of...
Queensland Government media release Community groups throughout Queensland can now apply for up to $5000 for worthy projects under the Ergon-Energex Community Fund. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced applications were now open for community groups, schools, universities, charities, sports...
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The 2019 Queensland Volunteering Awards honour the inspiring endeavours of hundreds of volunteers, volunteer managers, volunteer-involving organisations and businesses that invest in employee volunteering programs, to bring about positive change in our community. The awards are presented across six...
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The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship Program and Mentoring Scheme provides business training and mentoring opportunities for Brisbane residents from multicultural backgrounds. It is a 12 month program with monthly workshops which assists existing business owners to grow their...
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Hear from leading researcher Denise McNerney about the findings from a large-scale research survey conducted in the USA on non-profit planning practices. This work was recently completed by the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP)’s Nonprofit Center for Excellence and its academic partners,...
At a time where many people are assessing their goals for 2019, and potentially throwing away some resolutions in the process, perhaps you could start off the new year on the right foot with some professional development? The Community Door eTraining platform has a number of free courses available...
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This workshop introduces the Unpacking Priorities and Practices (UPP) Framework developed for non-profit organisations by Dr. Aastha Malhotra. Building on an evolutionary review of non-profit management that brings order to the often competing demands faced by organisations; the framework positions...
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Legal Aid Queensland has published a series of captioned recordings about their services on their YouTube channel . Videos for community, health and education workers can be found here and include their published community legal education webinars. The next webinar is Child Protection - the law and...
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Queensland Government media release Queensland families seeking emergency shelter will receive a warm welcome thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s Dignity First Fund. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said UnitingCare Community (UCC) had been awarded $229,000 in...
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The CLICK! N'GO Masterclass is a specialist event at CLICK! 2017: Digital & Business Development Event for community service organisations and not-for-profits, organised in partnership with QCOSS, to enhance community service delivery through digital transformation. This year's event speakers...

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Are you looking for support in Queensland, or trying to find a service that meets your needs? Now you can search oneplace , the service directory hosted by the Queensland Family and Child Commission. oneplace is an easily accessible directory of community services to help Queensland families to get...
The Managing employees - How do we do that? webinar was specifically designed to help new and existing Management Committee Members to understand their responsibilities as an employer and also the responsibilities to their employees. The webinar covers: Communication between your committee and...
The Queensland Disaster Management website and the Get Ready website have a range of information and useful resources that can assist you to plan and prepare for an emergency. As part of your preparedness and planning for weather events, access regular weather forecast updates from the Bureau of...
The Legal Health Check is a collaboration between the Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House (QPILCH) and the National Association of Community Legal Centres Inc. The Legal Health Check provides a number of resources and tools to help organisations identify their clients' legal needs and...
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) has produced the Planned Support Guide: an approach to case management for people working in a wide range of community services. If you are a front line worker, supervisor or manager this guide is for you. The guide assists in the development of a...
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Author: 
Samuel Mortimer, QCOSS

A brilliant project idea can quickly fall flat if your funding application isn't up to scratch. It's crucial to give yourself the best possible base to build from and take your time to develop a well-constructed tender.

Here are some tips for developing a solid proposal....

Author: 
Angela Massey, QCOSS

On 8 December we celebrate Community Door’s 10th birthday.

Community Door was established as a gateway for community service organisations in Queensland to access key information and resources to help them in all aspects of their operations and keep them up to date with what’s happening...

Author: 
Dr Ruth Knight, Zark Consultancy

Like many other community organisations, you are probably being increasingly asked to demonstrate the outcomes of your programs and services. Outcomes measurement allows you to identify which of your programs and services are successful, and helps you to test assumptions and communicate...

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