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.
Australian children’s charity Ronald McDonald House has been named as one of the world’s best international fundraisers in a global awards ceremony.
One of the social impact documentaries supported by the successful philanthropic Good Pitch event has begun a crowdfunding campaign to make up a shortfall to cover filming and post production costs.
Australian philanthropists, corporate foundations and Not for Profits have delivered more than $2million to help fund seven social impact documentaries at the first Good Pitch Australia event in Sydney.
A boost in mental health funding and an increase in services has been called for with new figures showing that 50 per cent of people with a mental illness are not receiving treatment.
The national charity regulator is working with the Australian Federal Police and other intelligence and enforcement agencies to share information on funds going to charities operating in areas of conflict such as Syria and Iraq.
Seven Australian documentaries will be presented at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday as part of an international forum linking Australian donors with social impact films.
One in every £34 ($AUD 63) spent on advertising in the UK comes from charities and direct marketing constantly dominates paid advertising by charities, according to new research.
A new Foundation has been launched to honor the memory of a noted Tasmanian, Dr Erica Bell along with $20,000 in awards for literature and medical research.
The UK’s Social Stock Exchange has announced plans to become a fully-fledged
venue for impact businesses to directly raise funds.
Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes AM, now chair of Attitude Foundation, has been nominated for the 2014 Justice Medal.
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