Fundraising


17 March 2015

Newly independent Queensland Senator Glenn Lazarus has helped secure a $2 million Federal Government funding commitment for The Big Issue’s national Community Street Soccer Program for the next two years.

17 March 2015

Fake charities have been set up in the wake of Cyclone Pam which has devastated the islands of Vanuatu in an attempt to scam money out of caring donors, the national charity regulator has warned.

11 March 2015

Australian Not for Profits and social enterprises can now apply for a share in NAB’s new $1 million impact investment fund.

10 March 2015

Consumer Affairs in Victoria is likely to investigate Melbourne businesswoman and cancer survivor Belle Gibson, after allegations that funds raised by her in the name of Australian charities were never paid as promised.

10 March 2015

The Federal Parliament has passed legislation to allow tax deductions for donations to Australia’s most disadvantaged schools through a new education charity, Australian Schools Plus.

04 March 2015

One of the most influential and respected people in Australia’s Not for Profit sector has celebrated a milestone birthday with a twist.

24 February 2015

The failure of the Federal and State Governments to fix or abolish antiquated fundraising laws is a “stupid and disrespectful” move holding back the fundraising profession, according to leading academic Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes.

24 February 2015

Winners of the Fundraising Institute Australia’s 2015 National Awards for Excellence have been announced at the organisation’s annual conference in Brisbane, with “enduring leader” and prominent Not for Profit sector figure, Lesley Ray, taking the top prize.

19 February 2015

Australian fundraisers need a dramatic focus-shift towards embracing the personal stories of their donors rather than the missions of their own organisations, a national fundraising conference has been warned.

19 February 2015

Australia’s peak fundraising body, Fundraising Institute Australia, is consulting with the charity regulator on how to reduce red tape, an annual conference in Brisbane has been told.

17 February 2015

Two major Australian charities, St Vincent de Paul (Vinnies) and The Smith Family have increased their “unprompted awareness” by more than 50 per cent in just four years, according to the latest McNair Ingenuity Research Awareness and Support of Leading Charities annual report.

12 February 2015

Taken from her new book, '8 Founding Principles of Sponsorship Success', sponsorship expert Abby Clemence shares her eight tips for creating a foolproof sponsorship approach.

10 February 2015

Husband and wife philanthropists have made a multi-million dollar donation to an Australian university that will help it create cutting-edge small healthcare devices.

05 February 2015

Time is running out to get tickets to the Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) 38th International Fundraising Conference, held in Brisbane, from 18 to 20 February 2015.

29 January 2015

Two of the world’s biggest philanthropists have predicted that the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history.

27 January 2015

Sponsorship expert Abby Clemence asks if your Not for Profit is ready to engage corporate sponsors in 2015 and offers her top tips for planning your new year sponsorship approach.

27 January 2015

There are some simple and inexpensive policy changes which can help grow impact investing in Australia, and the re-establishment of the Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership provides a unique opportunity to deliver them, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

22 January 2015

Australian sporting legend and cancer campaigner, Glenn McGrath, has turned to online gaming to raise money for his charity.

20 January 2015

The Australian man behind one of the biggest charity campaigns ever has called on Not for Profits to start making better connections with advertising and marketing agencies.

15 January 2015

Former Australian Disability Discrimination Commissioner and now Chair of the Attitude Foundation, Graeme Innes, is heading up an online crowdsourcing campaign to fund a documentary series around positive disability stories.

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