Governance / Management
Not for Profits need to think more about a ‘Community of Governance’ and not just the sole responsibility for Governance laying with the Board of Directors, writes Doug Taylor from UnitingCare NSW & ACT in his final Blog in a series on how Not For Profits can stop being ‘hollowed out’ by Government.
Community Sector Banking has become the first banking service in Australia to be certified as a B Corporation - a company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
The national charity regulator has told an Australian Senator that it has the power to investigate allegations of abuse within the Church of Scientology and review its charity status.
The Australian charity regulator will brief charities on the heightened risk of sending money overseas that could be used to finance terrorism.
Another strategy to mitigate against being too reliant on Government funding is to have a more balanced portfolio of human and financial capital, writes writes Doug Taylor from UnitingCare NSW & ACT in his series on how NFPs can stop being ‘hollowed out’ by Government.
Almost 15,000 charities are due to submit their 2014 Annual Information Statement by 30 June according to the The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.
Answer the Why. Not For Profits need to be absolutely clear on why they exist, writes Doug Taylor Director for Strategic Engagement at UnitingCare NSW & ACT in his series on how NFPs can stop being ‘hollowed out’ by Government.
The Stanford Australia Foundation has opened applications for the 2015 Not for Profit scholarships to take part in its executive leadership program at the prestigious Graduate School of Business in the US.
In 2004 Rodney Croome founded Australian Marriage Equality and almost every day since then he has been fighting for changes to the Marriage Act. Croome is this week’s Changemaker.
A charity linked to a man who has been banned from running businesses for 15 years and fined $450,000 has finally been shut down by the charity regulator, the ACNC.
It’s Not for Profit budgeting time and systems expert George Liacos discusses what he describes as two fashionable paths that Not for Profits are now taking to budget for sustainability.
Doug Taylor, the Director for Strategic Engagement at UnitingCare NSW & ACT introduces a blog series on how Not for Profits can provide Government contracted services and protect against the ‘hollowing out’ of their mission.
Almost 5,500 organisations across Australia have lost their charity status for failing to complete the appropriate paperwork for two years in a row.
Donor peak body, Philanthropy Australia has warned in a submission to a Parliamentary inquiry that any new restrictions on environmental charities could impose more red tape on philanthropy.
A new Australian first-of-its-kind MBA in Social Impact will meet not only the desire for professional development and education in the social sector, but also the growing need for it.
Australian social enterprises are struggling with a lack of social sector knowledge and values amongst senior staff hired from the private sector, a Melbourne social enterprise conference has been told.
Riding the wave of collective impact is to remember that while there are deep and intractable problems to solve, there are also many small scale situations that might be addressed with ingenuity and wise leadership, writes social worker and associate at Together SA, Moira Deslandes.
Luke Wright, a social enterprise founder, takes a look at the grant writing process and how it might be made easier for all involved.
New statistics reveal three-quarters of senior leaders in Australian business now realise good mental health should be a focus in workplaces.
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.
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