Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has been named as Australia’s top Woman of Influence for 2014 in an award ceremony overnight that also saw honours awarded to two Not for Profit leaders.
Four Not for Profit organisations working on the coalface with homelessness in Melbourne are the final contenders for Impact100 Melbourne’s annual $100,000 grant.
Millennials, who are often maligned as a the “me generation” and a selfish group of citizens that are impatient and filled with a sense of entitlement, actually have the power to change the face of the Not for Profit sector, a visiting US impact investment expert has said.
One of the social impact documentaries supported by the successful philanthropic Good Pitch event has begun a crowdfunding campaign to make up a shortfall to cover filming and post production costs.
Seven Australian documentaries will be presented at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday as part of an international forum linking Australian donors with social impact films.
The rise of social enterprise, the role of entrepreneurs, the impact of social media and new ways of funding social impact work are just a few of the topics which are being explored during the nation-wide Changemakers Festival October 17-26.
The International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) has formally recognised two global companies for excellence in corporate volunteering at its annual conference held recently on the Gold Coast.
There’s a global need to maximise the impact of volunteering, the World President of the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) has said in what could be his last speech in the role.
A Not for Profit report reveals a growing problem of hoarding and squalor that could cost Australia $1.8 billion for just minimal intervention and up to 20 times that without early intervention.
The International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December, and we’d like you to help us encourage support for the dignity, rights and well-being of people with disability.
Victoria’s leading experts in family violence will gather to examine what needs to be done to prevent the deaths of women and children due to family violence at a public forum today.
Entries close this month for the 2014 Ethical Enterprise Awards, a free awards scheme offering organisations the chance to take home cash and prizes for ethical practice.
One of Australia's highest profile philanthropists,Andrew Forrest has called on Universities to get better at dealing with small and medium financial donors, rather than focusing all their time to the biggest givers, in his speech to the national Philanthropy Australia Conference in Melbourne.
Pro Bono Australia has been named in the list of finalists who have contributed to the use and development of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand in the 2014 ANZIA Awards.
Humanitarian aid agencies in Australia are paying tribute to aid workers around the world, including those who have lost their lives helping others, to mark World Humanitarian Day.
One of the largest community-based volunteer organisations Meals on Wheels is celebrating 60 years of operation and the place where the program began in South Australia.
There are a number of Australian and international leadership scholarships open to the Not for Profit sector for 2015.
Philanthropy Australia 2014 National Conference on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 September will be bringing together leading philanthropists, trendsetters and visionaries from Australia and around the world.
Two leaders in disability employment from Victoria and Queensland have been inducted into Disability Employment Australia’s Hall of Fame.
Diabetes research foundation, JDRF, has been recognised as the 2014 Charity of the Year in The Australian Charity Awards - an initiative of the Australian Business Awards.
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