Innovation


03 September 2015

The creators of accessible apps targeted at Australians who are at risk of being left behind in the digital revolution, including the elderly and people with disability, have received an award from the peak communications consumer organisation.

01 September 2015

For the first time from today charities will be able to set up regular monthly SMS donations from their supporters.

01 September 2015

A charity set up in 2010 to change Australia’s relationship with alcohol has been awarded the $300,000 Macquarie 2015 Australian Social Innovation Award.

25 August 2015

The most innovative Not for Profits share three distinct features, writes Strategy Director of digital consultancy ntegrity, Tony Lee.

17 August 2015

An expert in Not for Profit law and a passion in sharing her knowledge with others has made Sue Woodward integral to the Australian social sector. Woodward is this week’s Changemaker. She spoke to Xavier Smerdon.

13 August 2015

Not for Profits have long been warned that without adopting new strategies the sector is at risk of becoming financially unsustainable - and one of those new strategies on the horizon is co-location. Ellie Cooper investigates.

11 August 2015

One of Australia’s largest Not for Profit humanitarian organisations, Settlement Services International (SSI) will announce education scholarships later this week for refugees and asylum seekers worth $60,000 as part of the launch of the new SSI Foundation.

11 August 2015

National IT consultancy, Connexxion uses its team’s far-reaching experience developing cutting edge technology to provide Not for Profit customers with adaptable solutions and pairs those with an impressive range of support packages.

11 August 2015

The time is right to reactivate a Foundation that invests in asylum seekers and refugees and shows them to be more than just a visa type, writes Violet Roumeliotis, the CEO of Settlement Services International.

31 July 2015

Technology giant Google has warned that Australia is falling behind other countries in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science as it awarded $1 million in grants to Australian Not for Profits to try to counter the problem.

30 July 2015

A national Not for Profit peer-led network for young women with disabilities has been launched to help girls and young women with disability realise their human rights.

30 July 2015

The Australian Taxation Office has released a Not for Profit Fringe Benefits Tax calculator suitable for use on mobile devices.

28 July 2015

Not for Profits are well aware of society’s ‘wicked’ problems but trying to solve them requires an approach called the adaptive loop, writes social change strategist Suhit Anantula.

16 July 2015

Peter Singer’s views on ‘effective altruism’ are simplistic and have potentially unintended consequences for social justice, writes social impact specialist Richard Meredith.

13 July 2015

A national Not for Profit has said there is a “startling lack of attention” given to the contribution of young Australians attempting to start and run their own ventures.

01 July 2015

London is poised to be developed into a global financial centre for social impact investment ahead of cities like New York and Luxembourg, according to new research.

18 June 2015

Two major Not for Profits have joined forces in a bid to reduce the stigma around men’s mental health issues.

04 June 2015

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.

21 May 2015

Inspiring NFP workers to strive for results whilst instilling in them a sense of purpose and meaning is essential if management is to foster a culture of growth, writes digital marketing expert Richenda Vermeulen.

20 May 2015

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.

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