Social media can be a great way for community organisations to engage with their supporter base and encourage donations from the wider community, but many don’t know where to start. Todd Copeland, NAB General Manager Digital, shares his top tips.
Not for Profit organisations with a more rigorous and structured approach to board measurement are more likely to expect success and an increase in revenue, according to new research by philanthropic fund managers, Perpetual.
As Government purse strings continue to tighten and the competition for the philanthropic dollar intensifies, Not For Profit leaders are looking to sustainable business models to ensure their survival. Managing Director of Spark Strategy, George Liacos shares how Not for Profits can remain relevant and financially viable.
Social innovation and social enterprise is its best when it’s operating on the edges and not unwittingly supporting the status quo, write Dr Andrew Curtis and Tara Anderson in the concluding part of their series looking at social innovation globally.
A researcher at the University of Technology, Sydney focusing on supply diversity, Indigenous entrepreneurship and social enterprise has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
Applications are open for the 2015 Social Enterprise Awards, including a new category set to showcase some of the sector’s most recognisable faces.
Despite the growing volume of corporate sustainability reports, the global sustainability consulting market can only expect a disappointing 4 per cent growth rate over the next five years, falling well short of expectations, according to global research firm Verdantix.
Vague or ill-defined narratives that become bogged down in detail are among the traps for companies to avoid as they prepare their next sustainability report under the new GRI G4 guidelines, according to Paul Davies, Chief Operating Officer at sustainability consultancy Banarra.
Australian Retail giant Myer has announced a new program which could see charities receive more than $1 million in funding.
There has been a 50 per cent jump in the number of women on the Boards of Australia’s 200 largest companies, according to new research.
In the second of a three-part analysis of the global interest in social innovation, Dr Andrew Curtis and Tara Anderson reflect on whether social innovation has lost its way as “doing good” increasingly becomes a concept Governments and corporates alike want to latch on to.
Money isn’t much use to social enterprises if the people and processes are not in place to make the best use of these funds - but external help is not always the solution, writes global social enterprise consultant Kimberley Jutze.
Contrary to previous findings, CSR might not always act as a risk management tool, with a new report suggesting companies with the strongest CSR initiatives stand to lose the most in the aftermath of catastrophes such as Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza factory collapse.
Twelve months on from announcing its $20million Development Fund, oil and gas giant Woodside has used the innovative Collective Impact model to set about creating permanent and systemic change in early childhood in Australia.
Nominations are open for the 2015 HESTA Community Sector Awards, which recognise those making exceptional contributions to social justice in Australia.
The Commonwealth Bank is inviting organisations that support the health and wellbeing of Australian youth to apply for a share of $2 million worth of community funding.
Australian airline, Virgin Australia, has made significant changes to its policies to make it easier for people with a disability to access lower airfares, in a move welcomed by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.
Not for Profits can now apply for complimentary IT services and expertise under a new scheme offered by the Australian arm of global IT services consulting and business solutions firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
Collective Impact initiative, Together SA, is fast building a reputation for bringing the best minds and practitioners, people with lived experience and local leaders together to shift social problems, writes social worker Moira Deslandes.
Australian companies have tumbled down the ranking list of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index, named in conjunction with the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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