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Catalysing the collective wisdom and experience of peers

to build leadership capability in the Australian For Purpose Sector


NPA Keynote Series

Now in its 8th year and over 70 events held, the NPA Keynote Series and Roundtable events attract first class speakers and capture the latest topics of relevance to our leaders.


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Discover why you need to be part of the NPA Leadership community. We have a flexible range of programs available to meet your specific needs and costs considerations.


Development matters

Investing in the development of non-profit and social purpose leaders is not a “nice to have” but essential to organisational success


Investing in Leadership

We believe that social purpose organisations need to invest in the capabilities of their leaders and those who will be leading their organisations into the future.


Challenging your capabilities

NPA is a program for leaders who want to challenge traditional approaches to business and challenge themselves; and grow their leadership capabilities.

Our Members

Our members are executives from the following charities, just to name a few.

NPA Leadership Hub

Exclusively for CEOs and Senior Executives, the NPA Leadership Hub is a vibrant, supportive, learning and mentoring network focused on developing the skills and expertise of senior leadership team members of Australia’s non-profit organisations.

  • Become part of a strong community of non-profit leaders who understand you and your business.
  • Receive strategic support and advice from a dedicated hub of 12 peers who, like you, are leaders within the sector.
  • Work with an experienced non-profit chair/mentor who leads and facilitates the Leadership Hub, drives accountability and decision making and supports you to achieve your goals. You also receive four one-to-one mentoring sessions with your Chair per year.
  • Gain the expertise and experience of guest speakers who are experts in their field (both from the non-profit and corporate sectors).
  • Receive and provide peer feedback and advice on strategies, business plans and outcomes.
  • Learn innovative and practical solutions to everyday issues and challenges.
  • Get the opportunity to grow your commercial acumen and your confidence.
  • Be provided with a comprehensive understanding of, and ability to maximise, your personal leadership strengths using the personal emotional intelligence Strengths Profile tool.
  • Receive practical tools to measure and track monthly success, 90 day goals and business objectives.
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Coaching Programs

Every NPA Coach is a senior executive with extensive experience in the NFP sector. That’s what sets our program apart – we understand your role and the challenges and rewards of working in a social sector organisation.

  • An experienced non-profit coach who will work alongside you to help you to identify and reach your personal leadership objectives and help address your areas of development, while holding you accountable to achieve your goals.
  • NPA Keynote & Roundtable Series – complimentary access to guest speakers who are experts in their field (both from the non-profit and corporate sectors).
  • Leadership Strengths – a comprehensive understanding of, and ability to maximise, your personal leadership strengths, using the personal emotional intelligence CAPP Strengths Profiler that provides a positive platform for professional development.
  • Goal Tracker – a real time online tool to measure monthly progress against organisational goals.
  • News & Views – updates to keep you abreast of what’s happening in the sector and in leadership.
  • Networking opportunities with NPA Leadership Hub Members and other NPA coaching clients at the special events.
  • Innovative and practical solutions to everyday issues and challenges.
  • The opportunity to grow your commercial acumen and your confidence.
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Goal Tracker

The NPA Goal Tracker is a new digital tool developed specifically for the needs of time-poor, goal-oriented teams. It is the essential tool for remote workforces.


We’ll set up all your team profiles and train the team!

  • Align organisational strategy to team goal setting.
  • Provide structure and rigour to your team WIP meetings.
  • Each team member defines their goals and greatest challenges.
  • Agree key measures of success and track performance/progress over time.
  • View progress via personalised individual & team online dashboards.
  • Monitor team confidence through a barometer that gauges how individuals are feeling.
  • Ensure focus and commitment to the priorities of each team member.
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A strengths based approach to leadership has the potential to transform organisational culture and improve business outcomes.

  • All NPA Chairs & Coaches are CAPP Accredited Strengths Practitioners.
  • Your individual Strengths Profile will help you to develop strategies that maximise your personal growth, performance and wellbeing as a Manager or Leader.
  • Research has proven that when individuals and teams identify and use their strengths, they experience higher levels of confidence and energy; increased productivity and goal attainment.
  • Team Strengths Workshops are a fun, yet highly effective way to enhance relationships and communication, leading to a happier more engaged workplace and increased role clarity.
  • Understand what makes you a great leader and how you can use your strengths to create maximum impact for your team and organisation.
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Event Date: 06/06/2024

NPA Workshop Series – June 2024 – The Workforce Workshop

In today's rapidly evolving landscape, staying ahead of the curve is paramount for Not-for-Profit (NFP) leaders to effectively navigate the challenges and opportunities presented by the shifting dynamics of the workforce. Join us for our half-day June Workshop as we delve into the intricacies of "Rethinking the Currency of Employment in the For-Purpose Sector," where we will explore: THE GLOBAL TRENDS Gain valuable insights into the common themes emerging globally that are reshaping the face of the workforce. Explore how these trends will impact your organisation and identify which ones are poised to have the most significant effects in both the short and long term. Stay informed and proactive in your strategic planning to ensure your organisation remains agile and responsive to emerging trends. THE NEW CURRENCY OF EMPLOYMENT Discover the latest trends in recruitment and talent management that are revolutionising the way NFPs attract and retain top talent. Understand the innovative strategies for identifying and engaging with high-caliber candidates and learn what they are looking for - and valuing - in their roles and employer. Don't let valuable talent slip through the cracks - equip yourself with the tools and knowledge to be an attractive employer of choice and to keep your team engaged and motivated. THE CULTURAL IMPLICATIONS Learn how to leverage emerging trends in organisational culture to drive performance and success. Uncover the keys to elevating culture and breaking down silos within your organisation, fostering collaboration, and boosting engagement among your team members. By embracing change and adapting your culture to align with evolving workforce norms, you can position your NFP for sustainable growth and impact. PANEL & NETWORKING DISCUSSION WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS Our panel of seasoned industry leaders will share their experiences and insights into navigating the challenges of workforce management in the For-Purpose Sector. Gain practical knowledge from real-world case studies, and learn from the successes and failures of others in the field. Discover what changes NFPs are making to the 'currency' they offer, and gain valuable insights into workforce engagement across different skill sets and demographics. PRACTICAL SHARING OF IDEAS We will invite our NPA Members and participating guests to share practical ideas and insights into what's working and what's not within their NFP organisations. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, insights, and strategies for rethinking the currency of employment in the For-Purpose Sector. Secure your spot today and join us as we explore the future of workforce management in NFPs. Proudly brought to you by The NonProfit Alliance, in partnership with The Orchard Talent Group and Culture Equation.
Event Date: 15/05/2024

WEBINAR: Empowering NFPs with AI: Learn how Microsoft Copilot can transform the standard Microsoft apps, into powerful tools of innovation

In today's fast-paced digital world, organisations, particularly those in the nonprofit sector, constantly seek ways to enhance their impact amid numerous challenges, from resource constraints to intricate operational workflows, hindering their innovation and growth in the digital realm. Enter Microsoft Copilot – a groundbreaking solution crafted to redefine how organisations utilise their standard Microsoft applications, catering to their unique requirements and morphing them into potent instruments of innovation. Join us for an enlightening and interactive session presented by Digital Armour in collaboration with The Nonprofit Alliance, where we'll explore how Microsoft Copilot seamlessly elevates your standard Microsoft applications into dynamic tools of innovation, finely tuned to tackle the distinct needs and challenges encountered by nonprofits.

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