Fundraising


08 February 2016

Andrew Sabatino has a lot of achievements to hang his hat on. The fundraising and Not for Profit marketing expert has helped Guide Dogs be consistently recognised as the most trusted charity in Australia. Sabatino is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke to Xavier Smerdon.

04 February 2016

A campaign to have iconic Australian doctor and aid worker, Fred Hollows, featured on the $5 note has been supported by more than 20,000 people.

27 January 2016

Crowdfunding platform Chuffed.org has announced its transition from a Not for Profit to a “social benefit company”, which the organisation has called a new structure for social enterprise in Australia.

18 January 2016

The charity that looked likely to lose $200,000 in the collapse of tech giant, Dick Smith Holdings, has been rescued by another company.

14 January 2016

A new Australian crowdfunding platform allows individual donors or philanthropic organisations to give directly to medical research and fund projects that have previously missed out on grants.

07 January 2016

Australia’s oldest and largest service provider in the field of epilepsy has been left with a funding gap of $200,000 following the voluntary administration and receivership of Dick Smith Holdings Limited.

07 January 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has given an impassioned speech about the need for Australians to give to charity.

05 January 2016

The Indonesian Government has intercepted more than $500,000 in charitable donations that were raised in Australia and allegedly transferred to Jakarta with the intention of training terrorists.

17 December 2015

Charity Christmas albums are as much a staple of the festive season as eating too much and taking part in awkward conversations with relatives you only see once a year.

17 December 2015

The former head of the Big Lottery Fund, Stephen Dunmore, has been appointed as the interim CEO of the UK’s new Fundraising Regulator.

16 December 2015

US companies are demanding more evidence that their charitable resources help fuel their strategic social responsibility objectives, according to an annual snapshot of workplace giving trends and corporate employee engagement.

15 December 2015

A team of young philanthropists has taken a leaf out of iconic Melbourne philanthropist Sidney Myer’s giving history and will open the doors of the Arts Centre in Melbourne to up to 1,200 homeless people to share a traditional meal on Christmas Day.

14 December 2015

Last month 27-year-old Oliver Woolrych arrived back home in Australia after running the length of Central America, 5,874 kilometres, for charity. Woolrych is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke to Xavier Smerdon.

10 December 2015

West Australians have been rated as the highest charitable donors in the country in a climate where the proportion of Aussies making charitable donations has slumped, but the average annual amount each person gives has risen, new research has found.

08 December 2015

The UK charity regulator has issued a warning that charity trustees must take responsibility for fundraising in their organisations.

04 December 2015

The EJ Whitten Foundation has parted ways with the organiser of the popular AFL celebrity charity match following a dispute over finances.

03 December 2015

Would you pay up to $100,000 dollars for a five minute conversation with your favourite celebrity or business idol? Two Australian friends are hoping to cash in on the chance that you are, and they claim charities will be the big winners.

03 December 2015

A massive public and political campaign to save a custody program within the Aboriginal Legal Service has seen the Federal Government deliver a three year funding agreement.

26 November 2015

Cricket legend Shane Warne has taken to Facebook to hit back at claims his Foundation is being investigated by Consumer Affairs Victoria over accounting issues.

24 November 2015

The role of advocacy, sector collaboration and improving the method of government funding agreements are the top priorities for Australia’s Not for Profit sector, according to the 2015 national survey by Pro Bono Australia.

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