Innovation


18 September 2014

A new piece of ‘giving’ technology could change the way that people make donations to charities, with tin-rattling coin collectors a possible thing of the past.

18 September 2014

Whilst there are many positives and negatives to working in both the corporate and Not for Profit environments, the most significant difference is the level of pragmatism writes Mick Garnett from ReachOut.com by Inspire Foundation.

18 September 2014

Not for Profits should have more leverage to build meaningful donor connections...but do they, asks digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen.

18 September 2014

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has launched a Digital Ready Digital Business Kit and website targeted at Not for Profit organisations in the Arts, Recreation and Education services sector.

18 September 2014

Westpac’s Head of Education and Social Sector Banking, Barry Thatcher shares the key elements of successful corporate partnerships that create deep social impact.

17 September 2014

The National Australia Bank has announced a $1 million impact investment fund to support organisations in delivering finance solutions for social issues.

17 September 2014

There is clear potential for a vibrant, dynamic, and informed impact investment market in Australia with the possibility of A$10 billion in impact assets under management within the next five years, a new report reveals.

11 September 2014

The social purpose sector must think differently about how to tap into new capital to fund social change, the outgoing CEO of Social Ventures Australia Michael Traill said.

11 September 2014

Microblogging platform Twitter has begun a US trial of a ‘buy now’ button inserted into tweets for instant purchases and donations, tapping into market of more than 58 million users worldwide.

11 September 2014

What does it take to address root causes and grow opportunities for the deeply excluded? Ownership is a key, writes Richard Warner, Coordinator of Nundah Community Enterprises Cooperative Ltd.

11 September 2014

Bookings close in just two weeks for Pro Bono Australia’s Guide to Giving publication, which will celebrate its 25th year in 2015.

10 September 2014

This week’s Executive Insight looks at the team leader of a small mutual bank that is one of three globally awarded Australian organisations to be recognised for continuing to raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behaviour.

10 September 2014

Shoppers globally are continuing to reach for Fairtrade labelled products in growing numbers including in Australia and New Zealand, according to a new report by Fairtrade International.

10 September 2014

The value of skilled and in-kind contributions from businesses rather than cold hard cash should not be underestimated says young entrepreneur and marketing expert Scott Robinson.

10 September 2014

WA Banking Group, Bankwest has launched a philanthropic foundation to deliver what it describes as reform and education outcomes for Australia’s community sector including a $1 million scholarships program for community sector leaders.

10 September 2014

An online crowdfunding initiative providing seed funding for 11 Australian social impact projects has been launched by online bank ING Direct.

02 September 2014

There’s a pressing need to clarify the jargon and to understand the unique nature of marketing in the disability sector - which is entirely different to marketing in any other industry writes Penny Knight, Research Director with the Curtin Not-for-profit Initiative.

02 September 2014

Three inspiring Indigenous Australians will undertake study at two of the world’s most prestigious Universities after receiving the Charlie Perkins Scholarship in Canberra.

27 August 2014

International crowdfunding heavyweight, Liz Wald has a vision for the future of crowdfunding - stretching from the world’s richest economies to the poorest.

26 August 2014

A new approach to tackling homelessness has managed to keep a roof over 90 per cent of participants after the first two years, a new Not for Profit report has found.

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