Accountability is usually assumed to be an unmitigated good for Third Sector organisations – the more the better. While there are some benefits from externally imposed accountability requirements, they can also be counterproductive – undermining responsibility and leading to what we have coined as ‘funder capture’. A typology of funder capture is presented, suggesting some of its more subtle forms are likely to be the most insidious.


Creator | Kaihanga
Garth Nowland-Foreman
Year of Creation | Tau
Keywords | Kupu
accountability, responsibility, contracting, government, funder capture, organisations, non-profit, community & voluntary,
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I am the author / creator of this resource
This Research has
been peer reviewed by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Nowland-Foreman, Garth. (2009) “The Challenge of Accountability, the Opportunity of Responsibility for Third Sector Organisations”. Paper presented to 6th International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Taipei, November 2009

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