Shared Services2019-04-17T02:37:35+00:00

Sharing Expertise Across Organisations

We know that it can be difficult for small-to-medium organisations to access or afford the expertise and resources they need to innovate and grow. At Collective Purpose, we have dedicated and experienced staff on hand that are skilled in providing finance, HR, marketing and communications, and business administration services for the not-for-profit sector.

Support from shared services could include:

  • Business management and compliance

  • Improving planning and accountability for projects and programs

  • End-to-end recruitment

  • SCHADS award expertise

  • Building organisational profile, sharpening messaging, improving engagement

  • Administrative support and development of administrative processes

  • Grant research, proposal refinement, writing or editing

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Human Resources

Collective Purpose has staff available to support your organisation across all staffing and employment requirements. This can include: award interpretation; recruitment; employment contracts; workplace relations; and policies and procedures.

HR services are contracted through an individual service agreement to be negotiated by Collective Purpose and potential partner organisations.

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Experienced accountants and financial services staff are vital to the viability of small-to-medium organisations. An accountant is available and can provide support with a range of finance needs, including: statutory returns – BAS, IAS, year-end reporting; ACNC reporting; funding acquittals; day-to-day bookkeeping; budgeting and project accounting; cashflow projections; management accounting and reporting; accounting software setup and assistance; WorkCover and insurance matters; end-to-end payroll management; FBT calculations; special purpose financial reporting; loan applications and feasibility studies; internal audits and more.

Accounting and financial services are contracted through an individual service agreement to be negotiated by Collective Purpose and potential partner organisations.

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Marketing and Communications

For many not-for-profit organisations, particularly those in the small-to-medium sector, it can be difficult to build and maintain a communications strategy. Marketing and communications staff can help with: communications strategy; communications and marketing plans; developing marketing collateral; social media planning and execution; and annual report design.

Communications and marketing work is contracted through an individual service agreement to be negotiated by Collective Purpose and potential partner organisations.

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Grant Writing

Finding and securing sources of funding is vital for the continued operation of organisations in our sector. Collective Purpose can support not-for-profit organisations with: grant research; application writing; proofing and editing.

Grant-writing services can be contracted at the rate of $78 per hour.

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IT Services

Collective Purpose has existing, external IT support that can also provide support to partner organisations. These services include: networked IT services; business and office software; data storage; and technical support.

These services are charged at $96 per FTE per month, plus set up costs.*

*Co-working organisations only.

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Looking For Something Else?

Check out some of the other work-space, office or meeting room solutions we offer.

CoWorking Office Space

Work among like-minded organisations in a hub for causes that matter. Access peers and networking opportunities, along with a wide-ranging wellbeing program.

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Private Office

Private Office Space

Join our community, with access to all the networking benefits, reception services and support enjoyed by organisations that work here, with the privacy of your very own office.

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Meeting Rooms

Book the right space for your next workshop or meeting that can be fully configured to meet your needs. With dedicated reception staff and IT support.

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A word from our members

Collective Purpose is our first choice of workshop venues for The Leader’s Way program, critically because value alignment is a key factor in our decisions. It is our intention to work closely with Collective Purpose for many years to come!

Verge Collaborative

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I … booked a meeting room for a workshop across two days. The location was fabulous, with modern and bright rooms. Was a great price considering it was central Sydney. A couple of lovely cafes walking distance and to grab snacks for the days work.


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Collective Purpose is a central location that is easy to get to and the rooms are professional, well-presented and offer everything needed including catering, kitchen facilities and friendly, helpful staff – all at very reasonable prices accessible for an NFP.

Learning Links

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Since Collective Purpose commenced operations in 2014 I have been a frequent visitor and client at the hub – both attending functions and workshops and also using rooms for various meetings and workshops. As a consultant doing a lot of facilitation … I find the facilities terrific to work in and the staff are always very responsive and helpful.

MSC Consultants

Neami National

Collective Purpose have provided us with the perfect place to run training sessions, as well providing our staff with dedicated desks to work offsite. The friendly service, helpful staff, excellent facilities and modern technology have ensured that both our trainers and staff are comfortable and ready to learn. The location and great prices are a bonus.

Neami National

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