December 18, 2023

Strategic Plan 2024—2026

OUR VISION

To be Gippsland’s own source of hope and resilience in and between natural disasters.

OUR MISSION

To enable timely support for the people of Gippsland and their communities in the aftermath of natural disasters.

 

OUR VALUES

01: INTEGRITY
GERF trusted, fair and transparent.

02: EMPATHY
GERF Gippsland’s support partner in your time of need.

03: PROFESSIONAL
GERF is respectful, reliable and accountable.

04: COLLABORATION
We recover better when we work together.

 

OUR STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

01: COMMUNITY
Build and maintain GERF’s profile with stakeholders and recipients

SMART GOALS
1.1 Develop and deliver a new fundraising plan
1.2 Review stakeholders and develop a stakeholder map
1.3 Ensure referral process better meets targeted needs in the community
1.4 Develop and deliver social media plan to increase community engagement

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02: OPERATIONS
To ensure operational integrity and effectiveness of systems within the organisation

SMART GOALS
2.1 Ensure the best utilisation of IT platforms to maximise our efficiency and effectiveness
2.2 Ensure our statutory obligations are met
2.3 Develop a plan for the cyclical review of policies and procedures.

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03: OUR PEOPLE
Are representative of the Gippsland community and have the right skills to serve GERF.

SMART GOALS
3.1 Develop a succession plan to understand the skills and people needed to remain a sustainable committee/organisation
3.2 Build a capability and capacity plan for the sustainable management of appeals

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04: OUR FINANCES
To ensure our financial management meets organisations obligations to meet our purpose for the long term.

SMART GOALS
4.1 Maintain our reserves of a level of at least $1 million
4.2 Review investment policy annually
4.3 Develop an annual operational budget
4.4 Review banking operations

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