Governance / Management


01 September 2015

Charities that receive an email regarding their financial information from the national charity regulator are being advised not to ignore it or dismiss it as a scam.

01 September 2015

Applications are now open for the 2016 Observership Program which pairs young professionals as “observers” with the boards of a Not for Profit organisations for twelve months.

31 August 2015

Petra Buchanan is the woman tasked with leading the McGrath Foundation into its second decade, and she is more than prepared for the challenges. Buchanan is this week’s Changemaker. She spoke with Xavier Smerdon.

27 August 2015

Collaboration and syndicated grant making are two topics front of mind for the chair of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation Daniel Leighton, as he explains in this month’s Evolving Chair.

27 August 2015

The West Australian Government will pilot a new program to provide financial support to charities which implement measures to reduce illegal dumping at their premises.

27 August 2015

The Federal Government has commitment more than $650 million to extend Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) contracts for the next three years.

26 August 2015

A social enterprise that tackles climate change, poverty and sustainable development, ClimateCare, has received certification as one of the UK’s Founding B Corporations.

26 August 2015

It’s hard to get different sectors working together. There is often a power imbalance that leads to a one-sided conversation and an ensuing lack of enthusiasm from the other party, writes social impact analyst Emma Tomkinson.

25 August 2015

Queensland-based disability support Not for Profit, Endeavour Foundation has merged with two Victorian amalgamated community service organisations in its latest move towards what it describes as long term sustainability.

25 August 2015

Thousands of charities will be contacted by the national charity regulator after they made “significant” errors in their latest financial reports.

24 August 2015

Doug Taylor has a passion for encouraging Not for Profit organisations to reach their full potential. Taylor is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke to Xavier Smerdon.

24 August 2015

One of the greatest ways to contribute to the ongoing Green Movement is to transform the workplace, even a Not for Profit workplace, into a sustainable facility, writes workplace safety expert Tom Reddon.

20 August 2015

Appointments to Boards are fiercely competitive and very rarely make it to the open market but there is a science and process to follow to help anyone who is seriously thinking of pursuing a Director’s role, writes executive recruiter, Ineke Read.

20 August 2015

Just 10 years after it was founded to tackle a lack of research into a disease that affects more than 23,000 Australians, MS Research Australia has been recognised as the Charity of the Year.

17 August 2015

Not for Profit boards require enhanced business, financial and investment skills to navigate the new challenges around the changing regulatory environment, according to independent assurance, tax and advisory firm, Grant Thornton which offers a checklist for financial competency.

14 August 2015

Over 4,000 charities now have a “red-mark” against their name for failing to report to the national charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

13 August 2015

Increasing interest by CEOs and NFP Boards around mergers and acquisitions begs the question “where do the advantages show up”? Social change strategist Suhit Anantula suggests how to avoid being on the biggest M&A disasters list.

12 August 2015

Corporate democracy Not for Profit, the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR), says it will appeal a court decision disallowing a shareholder resolution to be put to the Commonwealth Bank’s Annual General Meeting.

10 August 2015

The Not for Profit organisation established by AFL legend Jim Stynes and film director Paul Currie, The Reach Foundation, has revealed who will be taking over the reins as CEO.

07 August 2015

Australia’s national charity regulator is turning to the public to help it contact over 300 missing Australian charities that are at risk of losing their status.

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