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A two day forum exploring payment-by-outcome projects, focusing on the social causes of re-offending in Queensland, delivered some challenging but innovative approaches to addressing them, writes Sandy Blackburn-Wright, Managing Director of Social Outcomes.
An Australian charity has capitalised on the hipster trend of growing beards, making international news for their Christmas “Beard Baubles” fundraising campaign.
Six powerful Australian charities have united to protect the future of face to face fundraising, or “chugging”, as it is controversially known.
Fundraising peak body Fundraising Institute Australia has re-vamped its annual Young Fundraiser award to try to address issues of high turnover of fundraising staff and a lack of ongoing training.
Time is running out to save on tickets to the Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) 38th international fundraising conference, held in Brisbane in February 2015.
An inaugural global survey of conservation impact investing has revealed a fast-growing market totaling approximately $US23 billion over a five-year period.
With many charities ramping up their fundraising campaigns over Christmas, an Australian crowdfunding platform has introduced a new way for organisations to tap into the giving spirit.
If you are stuck on the funding treadmill but thinking beyond it, one of Australia’s longest standing social ventures might just be on your wavelength. But pioneering new funding channels may require Australia’s NFPs to dip into their own pockets first says entrepreneurial sector stalwart, Peter Quarmby, Executive Director of Community 21.
One of Australia’s first Not for Profit crowdfunding platforms, mycause, says it has delivered the biggest crowdfunding campaign for a personal cause in Australia.
Australia has climbed to sixth place in a global report measuring generosity around the world after New Zealand.
Young single women who are religiously unaffiliated – the “Nones” – give roughly two times more to charitable organisations than women who are affiliated but infrequently attend religious services, according to new US research.
While peer-to-peer event fundraising is not new, an Australian company says its new platform offers an extra dimension - matched fundraising from caring corporates.
Australians are giving more to charity than ever before with the average annual donation amount hitting a record high, but still paling in comparison to the average amount spent on gambling and even cakes and biscuits, according to new research.
A Foundation representing Australia’s media, marketing and advertising industry, UN LTD, is calling on charities dedicated to undoing youth disadvantage to submit proposals for funding support in 2015.
Fake charities have started to emerge in the USA in the wake of the Ebola virus scare, forcing watchdog organisations to warn people to be wary of scams.
Fundraising national peak body, the Fundraising Institute Australia has launched a consumer campaign, Doing Good Australia, where people share their personal stories via social media channels to create a groundswell for increased giving in 2014 and beyond.
The way that people donate to charities online is set to be even more influenced by their social connections and what friends are doing, according to the co-founder of a major global social giving platform.
A national share offer to raise capital for investment for Australia’s Not for Profit sector has received its first application from an existing Community 21 shareholder, Able Australia.
The Australian Not For Profit sector has been given a call to action to stop relying entirely on Government funding and financial institutions have been called on to invest more in NFP needs.
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