Governance / Management
An Queensland organisation has been funded by the Department of Social Services to deliver volunteer services to Tasmania instead of the long-standing local peak body, the Senate inquiry into the Government’s welfare tender process has been told.
Smart recruitment and a strong strategic plan are the hallmarks of a successful Not for Profit board, says Joanna Andrew in this month’s featured Evolving Chair.
Craft marketplace and B Corporation Etsy has made its Wall Street debut, with the company’s CEO maintaining its values will not be compromised by going public to investors.
Almost two years after the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which saw over 1,100 workers lose their lives, a new Australian fashion industry report reveals that fashion brands aren’t doing enough to protect workers in their international supply chains.
A spontaneous social media stunt by a high-profile Australian social enterprise has snowballed, culminating in the campaign reaching Virgin CEO Richard Branson and millions of consumers.
Not for Profit peak bodies and leading welfare organisations fronted a Senate Inquiry in Canberra today venting their anger and frustration over the Department of Social Services’ so called “open tender” process in which just 15 per cent of applications for funding were successful.
As the father of a child with autism and the founder of an autism organisation, Dr James Morton has built a reputation as a tireless worker for the community. A recent recipient of an Order of Australia medal, Dr Morton is this week’s Changemaker.
The Australian charity regulator has announced that non-Government schools will no longer need to provide it with any financial information.
The national charity regulator has warned 6,000 ‘double defaulter’ charities that they are at risk of losing registration and access to Commonwealth charity tax concessions for failing to meet their reporting obligations for two consecutive years.
ANZ has announced that it has acquired Shout for Good Pty Ltd, a company which has developed a digital fundraising platform that enables people to donate money to over 150 charities.
Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has called on the national charity regulator to urgently investigate the operations of the Church of Scientology in Australia.
Do charity campaigns inspire people to act and are men better at ‘giving’? Well apparently not, according to two new research reports from the UK.
Welfare Not for Profit, Melbourne City Mission, is to launch a unique social enterprise aimed at delivering cultural diversity training and consulting services to business, Government and community organisations.
The national charity regulator, the ACNC, has issued a warning after a new report revealed that some Australian-based charities and Not for Profits have been exploited by terrorist groups to raise money to fund their activities.
Philanthropy Australia has appointed Sarah Davies as CEO of the organisation following the departure of Louise Walsh.
The national charity regulator, the ACNC, has revoked another 1373 charities for not meeting their reporting requirements.
Australia’s payday lending industry has been urged to get on the front foot and take steps to show it is committed to responsible lending in the wake of a damning ABC Four Corners investigation.
Should Not for Profit enterprises pay fees to board members? Three industry leaders share their views in this Feature first published in Company Director.
Looking for a sponsorship or partnership arrangement in 2015? Then take the time to get to know what that company wants before delivering your next Not for Profit proposal, writes sponsorship expert Abby Clemence.
Six CEOs share their advice for ensuring success in executive-level transitions between the commercial and social purpose sectors, in this interview first published in the SVA Consulting Quarterly and written by Elise Sernik, Leadership Space and Melissa Macpherson, People for Purpose.
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