NGO Matters

Nicole Copley is managing editors of this series of handbooks, to be published by Juta. The first in the series, written by Nicole is called “NGO Matters- a practical legal guide to starting up”

  • Is a practical, systematic guide for founders, board members, donors, and legal advisors to NGOs
  • Provides critical information on structures and registrations, while explaining key concepts
  • Includes extracts from relevant legislation and forms, in one useful volume.
  • Contains a foreword by Richard Rosenthal, a well-known legal advisor in the NGO sphere
  • Can be purchased online at, or contact Juta Customer Services –, tell. 021 659 2300.

The forthcoming volumes (watch this space!) will be:

  • NGO MATTERS: Governance for nonprofit boards by Ricardo Wyngaard; and
  • NGO Matters: Guide to Basic FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT for Non Profits by Cathy Master and Paul Tyler

They will be followed by volumes on Tax, Financial reporting, VAT, B-BBEE and Social Enterprises.

All volumes will demystify and provide clear and simple guidance, and include useful resources and links.