The Australian philanthropic sector has been urged to collaborate in providing natural disaster support and to consider the longer-term recovery of affected communities.
A national cancer Not for Profit is using the latest ‘virtual’ technology to upscale its annual ‘bandanna’ fundraiser.
The area of ‘disease prevention and medical research’ is currently leading the public online poll undertaken by electronic funds transfer system company, eftpos Australia in its campaign to to give $2 million to Australian charities.
Good Return is working hard to live up to its name. Established by World Education Australia in 2009, Good Return specialises in providing microfinance and financial education to women in poverty in the Asia Pacific region. It’s a model the Westpac group has also embraced.
While the world’s most publicised crowdfunding campaigns can only be described as addressing ‘first world problems’ a newer generation of crowdfunding platforms is allowing Not for Profits and social entrepreneurs an opportunity to raise the funds to create a better future for their communities. Entrepreneur, Tom Dawkins from StartSomeGood explains.
Mobile aggregation App, GiveEasy which launched personalised ‘Apps for Charities’ in May has released an Android version.
In an amazing show of public and corporate giving, a charity set up to assist victims of the Boston Bombing has raised more than $20 million in less than ten days.
More than half the money donated directly to the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) for the Syria Crisis Appeal has come via digital sources delivering a new milestone in giving, according to the charity.
CEOs are the lynchpin of fundraising, and board members are giving and serving in many ways but few have fundraising as a clear expectation in their governance role or receive any training in it, according to new Australian research.
A new international stock photography resource, which will see 100 per cent of profits from the sale of images donated to charity, has been launched this week.
Charity fundraisers “over-complicate” the fundraising process and should focus more on the donor, the Fundraising Institute of Australia conference in Sydney has been told.
Charities are not set-up to demonstrate their impact effectively and more work needs to be done on the evaluation of cost effectiveness, a national fundraising conference in Sydney has been told.
If a picture is worth a thousand words... what does that say for videos? And how are Not for Profits making the most of the medium? Digital marketer Kyle Vermeulen gives us his pick of the 10 best Not for Profit videos of 2012.
New research in the US reveals that overall giving in 2012 was up by only 2% while online giving grew by 11%.
Countries and regional organisations, including Australia, have pledged more than $1.5 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to civilians affected by the conflict in Syria, exceeding the initial target set by the United Nations and its partners.
UNICEF’s emergency report Humanitarian Action for Children 2013 estimates the need for the world’s most vulnerable children will grow to $1.4 billion in 2013 across 45 countries.
eftpos has presented Vision Australia with a donation for $1 million following the completion of its 2012 Giveback campaign.
A new web-based reporting system providing detailed information about the impact of a donation as small as $2 has been launched by an Australian social enterprise, reports Pro Bono Australia journalist Jackie Hanafie.
One of the founding fathers of the Fundraising Institute Australia, Arthur Venn, passed away in his sleep on Friday 18 January in Melbourne aged 87.
Time is running out to grab your early bird tickets to the Fundraising Institute of Australia’s (FIA) 36th international fundraising conference in Sydney.
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