Start Network Finance Management and Assurance Check-in tool

The Financial Management and Assurance Check-in tool sits within the Start Fund’s wider assurance and accountability framework. The framework is a set of policies and procedures to review and monitor risk management practises, assurance, compliance and accountability at Start Network members receiving Start Fund grants.

The Start Fund team identified a gap between the routine assurance processes completed with all members (for example: the due diligence process and standard project reporting), and more detailed investigations and audits are used when specific allegations or concerns are raised with regard to a member