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.

19 November 2015

Social media giant Facebook has continued its push to become the go to place for raising money and tackling social issues, launching dedicated pages, where Not for Profits can raise money for specific campaigns.

18 November 2015

A mobile application to encourage daily activity through workplace charitable donations has launched with the support of VicHealth.

17 November 2015

World Vision Australia will cut 89 jobs and overhaul its fundraising and administration operations in a bid to survive a weak Australian dollar and changing aid market.

17 November 2015

As the consumer affairs watchdog investigates claims of accounting and reporting irregularities
at the high profile charity foundation set up by cricketing great, Shane Warne, the organisation’s website has gone offline.

10 November 2015

Australian television and radio celebrity, Carrie Bickmore, has launched a charity with the initial aim of raising $1 million to find a cure for brain cancer.

09 November 2015

Leanne Warner spends her days working to ensure that sick children across NSW and their families receive the care they need. Warner is this week’s Changemaker.

05 November 2015

Strategic Grants Director, Jo Garner, shares her experience as a first timer at the much revered International Fundraising Congress hosted by the Resource Alliance.

04 November 2015

Eight social enterprises are collectively attempting to raise $200,000 through a Dreamstarter crowdfunding initiative.

29 October 2015

Sporting legend Steve Waugh has warned other high-profile Australians that setting up a charity or foundation is harder than it looks and not to enter the process lightly.

29 October 2015

The amount of money that Australians gave to charity is growing but the rate that it is growing at has slowed down, according to the latest figures.

27 October 2015

Scammers pretending to be from one of Australia’s largest charities have been targeting people in Western Australia, asking them for donations.

26 October 2015

Marketing and communications company, Salmat, and Zoo Republic have launched an integrated campaign to raise awareness and drive donations for The Fred Hollows Foundation, an organisation focused on treating and preventing blindness in 25 countries around the world.

22 October 2015

Income levels from face-to-face fundraising tends to grow during a recession, even in Australia, delegates at the International Fundraising Congress in Holland have been told.

15 October 2015

How can we make Australia a fairer nation and curb curb poverty and discrimination? Three small, yet highly effective organisations will tackle these tough questions at an upcoming pitching event in Melbourne hosted by The Funding Network Australia (TFN).

13 October 2015

One of the world’s largest cancer charities, Cancer Research UK has launched what it describes as the biggest and most ambitious cancer grants in the world aimed at overcoming the barriers to beating cancer.

08 October 2015

Business leaders and philanthropists have taken to a new national crowdfunding campaign to lobby for better health services and support, according to newly established Not for Profit, Australians for Mental Health.

08 October 2015

The UK Government has begun a crackdown on unethical charity fundraising and established a controversial new watchdog with regulatory “bite”.

07 October 2015

After working on opposing teams in the corporate world, some of Australia’s biggest names in investment banking have joined forces to raise money for an international charity.

01 October 2015

Grant and donation requests from individual charities and Not for Profits are flooding philanthropic trusts in a bid for alternative funding where government cutbacks have hit hard.

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