A single-minded CFO in the Not for Profit sector took it upon himself to seek out those with whom he could share his knowledge - creating a network of NFP finance professionals offering development opportunities to those transitioning from the corporate world.
Sustainability Victoria is looking to celebrate and acknowledge the work of leaders who have established new benchmarks in minimising their impact on the environment.
At the Social Enterprise Masters Conference on 3rd June, Social Traders, in conjunction with the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne, will release the first stage of Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector 2015 (FASES) – a national research report which captures the challenges and opportunities for social enterprises in Australia, as seen through the eyes of social enterprises.
Australian academic and international activist Peter Singer has called for an increase in the aid budget and for charitable funds to be diverted overseas, where he says they can have greater impact.
The national CEO of the St Vincent de Paul society has delivered a passionate call to arms against the “enemy” of the Federal Government, which he said had “ripped the guts out of what remains of a fair and egalitarian Australia”.
Women running social enterprises and Not for Profit organisations are eligible to enter a new category designed to showcase those delivering positive social change in the 2015 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.
High-profile panellists were divided - and mostly pessimistic - on the role Government could play in driving responsible business in Australia at the recent Shared Value Forum in Melbourne.
Prominent royal adviser in the UK and international CSR campaigner Dame Julia Cleverdon had a whirlwind trip to Australia recently, advocating for greater leadership and community engagement on the part of business. Journalist Nadia Boyce caught up with her during her visit.
Ten Australian companies have been listed as being ‘Best for the World’ based on their contributions to the community, their workers and the environment.
Nominations for the annual SACS Not for Profit Leadership Awards have opened to celebrate the sector’s unsung heroes.
The Australian Not for Profit sector needs to stop being ruled by fear and create a unified message if it is to truly shape the Australia it wants, writes digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen.
The 2015 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival is about to launch - kicking off in Melbourne in May and delivering one of the biggest programs to date.
Pro Bono Australia has teamed up with global ticketing and events marketplace, Eventbrite, to produce a free whitepaper outlining best practice for Not for Profit event marketing.
The inability of Not for Profits to define and package skilled volunteering opportunities for corporate employees blocks companies from offering more of their time and expertise, according to keynotes at a Melbourne corporate volunteering event.
The 2nd Annual Impact Measurement Awards have been announced in recognition of the inspiring progress being made by Not for Profit, Government, corporate and philanthropic organisations in the area of social impact measurement.
Two of the social impact films funded under the Good Pitch Australia documentary initiative are about to hit the big screens across the country.
Nominations are open for the 2015 HESTA Community Sector Awards, which recognise those making exceptional contributions to social justice in Australia.
Domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty of Victoria has been announced as the 2015 Australian of the Year, with women taking the top honours in all four award categories for the first time.
Outgoing Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has been recognised for his role in pushing racism into the spotlight.
Women have dominated the finalists for the Australian of the Year Awards 2015 including senior women in the Not for Profit and philanthropic sectors.
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