Governance / Management
Not for Profits are needlessly rebelling against a growing demand from funders for impact and outcomes, rather than mere outputs, a Harvard Professor has told a Melbourne leadership conference.
There’s an unpopular truth in the Not for Profit sector that activists don’t like to talk about. That truth is, that no matter what that report is about, or how much work went into producing it, people aren’t going to read it.
The charity regulator has released guidelines to help non-government schools access and complete new streamlined reporting.
Lessons learned from the sporting world are ensuring newly appointed Head of corporate partnerships at the McGrath Foundation, Ben Hirschfield keeps the Foundation's partnerships sustainable and he offers his top tips for other charities wanting to be competitive.
A single-minded CFO in the Not for Profit sector took it upon himself to seek out those with whom he could share his knowledge - creating a network of NFP finance professionals offering development opportunities to those transitioning from the corporate world.
Australian superannuation fund, VicSuper, has formally become a signatory to the global environmental initiative, Natural Capital Declaration.
The CEO of a community-controlled Aboriginal health service in Northern Queensland has won the 2015 McCarthy Mentoring Not for Profit Executive Leaders Scholarship.
New accounting proposals in the Not for Profit sector may result in better matching of income and expenditure than the current standards, according to the Australian Accounting Standards Board.
Three CEOs from Victorian Not for Profits have been announced as recipients of an annual fellowship providing funded study at Harvard Business School.
Significant changes to national volunteering standards have been introduced to coincide with National Volunteer Week, and include a strong focus on reporting and measuring volunteer involvement.
A new report has warned that more than 1,000 Australians miss out on lifesaving transplants every year because of funding mismanagement and a failure of leadership at the national level.
Two social change Not for Profits, YGAP and Spark International have merged in a move the organisations say will “empower impact entrepreneurs around the world’.
A leading campaigner against racial discrimination by Victoria Police is one of three community leaders who will visit the US on a study tour of Not for Profit and advocacy organisations.
Niche community service providers are facing “oblivion” as the window to adapt to NDIS changes closes, a leading Brisbane-based Not for Profit legal specialist has warned.
Company Directors from both the private sector and Not for Profit organisations have indicated their overwhelming support for significant reform of the GST, including an increase in its rate, and also called for an end to an obstructionist Senate, according to a new survey.
More than 1300 formal complaints have been made about Australian charities over the last two years, with most of the complaints concerning how they spend donor dollars, a new report by the national charity regulator has found.
A Queensland employment service that mentors people with disability, injury or illness into paid positions is using man’s best friend to support their development.
As an Australian humanitarian with experience working in over 30 countries, Matt Darvas knows what it means to give something his all. Darvas is this week’s Changemaker.
An Australian charity’s risque men's health campaign has raised eyebrows, with over one million people viewing it in just a few days.
As aid agencies do their best to respond to the crisis in Nepal, digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen says a fresh approach and a strong framework will get them through – and allow them to get more help to those who really need it.
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