Innovation


05 March 2015

A controversial new star rating of Australian charities based on their transparency has been launched and its creator believes it is filling a gap that the national charity regulator cannot deliver.

05 March 2015

The Telco Together Foundation has launched a new survey to capture the common issues and challenges faced by the Australian Not for Profit sector to help telcos fund strategic community programs in the future.

05 March 2015

The collections of 14 Australian cultural institutions have became available online to audiences across Australia and the world with the launch of the Google Cultural Institute Australia.

26 February 2015

A British waste management and recycling company has come up with a novel scheme to collect donations for food banks - using spare capacity on delivery vans and regular kerb-side collections by garbage trucks.

26 February 2015

Social media can be a great way for community organisations to engage with their supporter base and encourage donations from the wider community, but many don’t know where to start. Todd Copeland, NAB General Manager Digital, shares his top tips.

25 February 2015

Not for Profit organisations with a more rigorous and structured approach to board measurement are more likely to expect success and an increase in revenue, according to new research by philanthropic fund managers, Perpetual.

25 February 2015

Global sustainable investing assets grew a dramatic 61 per cent between 2012 and 2014, to reach $21.4 trillion, mirroring the growth of responsible investment in Australasia over the same timeframe, new figures show.

19 February 2015

Humans are biologically configured to fixate on problems to ensure they don’t cause ‘pain’. If Not for Profits use digital innovation to show their audience how they can solve their problems, they can be the pain-relief, writes digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen.

19 February 2015

The world’s largest business social networking platform LinkedIn, has launched a tool for Not for Profits which it claims will connect them with more than four million volunteers.

17 February 2015

A Melbourne man has created what he claims is a “gamechanger” for the Not for Profit sector and the way aid agencies connect with global funding organisations.

12 February 2015

Taken from her new book, '8 Founding Principles of Sponsorship Success', sponsorship expert Abby Clemence shares her eight tips for creating a foolproof sponsorship approach.

11 February 2015

In the second of a three-part analysis of the global interest in social innovation, Dr Andrew Curtis and Tara Anderson reflect on whether social innovation has lost its way as “doing good” increasingly becomes a concept Governments and corporates alike want to latch on to.

06 February 2015

Global trust in Non-Government Organisations is falling and Australia is not immune, according to a major report.

05 February 2015

A renewed partnership with Westpac enables the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopters to fly further afield and potentially save more lives, says Surf Life Saving Australia CEO Greg Nance.

05 February 2015

How much would you pay to have your own supply of McDonald’s special Big Mac sauce?
Before you answer, consider if the money was going to charity.

05 February 2015

In an Australian first a charity based in Alice Springs has partnered with the national charity regulator in an attempt to improve its governance.

29 January 2015

Two of the world’s biggest philanthropists have predicted that the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history.

27 January 2015

There are some simple and inexpensive policy changes which can help grow impact investing in Australia, and the re-establishment of the Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership provides a unique opportunity to deliver them, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

27 January 2015

A major national campaign targeted at young people with the goal of getting them to reveal their best ideas for building a better Australia has been launched.

22 January 2015

The social sector ‘strategy’ is now receiving a makeover, thanks to storytelling techniques that are transforming routine reports into compelling content writes National Marketing Manager, Social Sector Banking at Westpac Lali Wiratunga who offers his top tips to help bring a Not for Profit’s mission to life.

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