11 September 2014

The social purpose sector must think differently about how to tap into new capital to fund social change, the outgoing CEO of Social Ventures Australia Michael Traill said.

11 September 2014

It is time for Australian philanthropy to move past its negative associations with the word transparency, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

10 September 2014

An online crowdfunding initiative providing seed funding for 11 Australian social impact projects has been launched by online bank ING Direct.

09 September 2014

Creative Partnerships Australia will allocate $1.75 million in matched funding for development and fundraising campaigns that will assist arts organisations to attract new donors and grow stronger donor networks.

27 August 2014

International crowdfunding heavyweight, Liz Wald has a vision for the future of crowdfunding - stretching from the world’s richest economies to the poorest.

21 August 2014

Gone are the days where an endorsement from a loved celebrity or high-rating talk show host ensured instant visibility and influence over a charity’s target demographic, writes digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen.

19 August 2014

The Australia Council for the Arts has unveiled a new grants model set to allow a greater diversity of artists and organisations to apply for funding.

19 August 2014

A new online op-shop style concept, GiveShop, wants to tap into the burgeoning second-hand exchange market to give charities access to income from the sale of second-hand goods without having to set up their own shopfront or handle a single secondhand item.

19 August 2014

Australia’s first social benefit bond will deliver a return of 7.5 per cent to investors this year, a certification by auditor Deloitte has shown.

05 August 2014

Diabetes research foundation, JDRF, has been recognised as the 2014 Charity of the Year in The Australian Charity Awards - an initiative of the Australian Business Awards.

05 August 2014

The credit cards of more than 12,000 donors and charity partners to the crowdfunding and online fundraising organisation mycause are said to have been “compromised” after its website was hacked last week.

31 July 2014

Fundraising Institute Australia has opened nominations for its 2015 National Fundraising Awards, with a new award for small organisations added to the lineup of honours.

17 July 2014

The lack of systematic reform of Australia's Deductible Gift Recipient framework is a particular problem and continues to let many of our charities down, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

17 July 2014

Pro Bono Australia’s Guide to Giving publication will celebrate its 25th year in 2015 - a publication that puts Not for Profit organisations in front of 56,000 donors Australia-wide each year.

16 July 2014

A ground-breaking online donation matching marketplace called Givematcher allows any Australian donor to donate to charities and, in real-time, to have their donations matched by a choice of socially-minded companies that have allocated budgets to support the same charities.

16 July 2014

Women’s odds of successfully getting crowdfunded are superior to those of men, according to new research.

15 July 2014

The Australian Tax Office has decided not to appeal a Federal Court decision giving national Not for Profit, the Hunger Project, Public Benevolent Institution status - paving the way for more charities to access the fundraising status.

26 June 2014

In the US, 20 private-sector investors have committed more than $1.5 billion in new impact investments, on the heels of a new report on how the government can partner with investors to unleash new capital and use private money for public good.

18 June 2014

A new report on giving in the US has revealed Americans donated an estimated $335.17 billion to charitable causes in 2013, a three per cent increase from 2012.

18 June 2014

An issuing platform enabling charities to take out loans through bonds listed on the London Stock Exchange has been launched in the UK.

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