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30 October 2014

A visiting US Collective Impact guru tells Pro Bono Australia News why he is urging Not for Profits to de-prioritise internal benchmarks - calling for them to instead take the bold step of turning outwards to their communities.

30 October 2014

Not for Profit tweets focusing on calls-to-action and community building generated the most retweets and Twitter conversation, however, they were also the least used strategies by organisations, a new report has found.

30 October 2014

Most Australians believe that multiculturalism is good and that more immigrants should be accepted into the country, but an even larger majority think that the Australian way of life needs to be protected, a new Not for Profit survey has found.

28 October 2014

Public trust in UK charities is lowest among people who see them as big and political, according a new poll.

27 October 2014

NFPs may have difficulty holding on to young employees with a new study revealing that job loyalty is falling.

27 October 2014

Male hiring managers prefer male job candidates and female hiring managers prefer female job candidates, but when it comes to making the final hiring decision a man is more likely to be hired, a new study has revealed.

23 October 2014

More than 30 per cent of Australia’s Not for Profit organisations have discussed mergers in the past year and many more organisations are exploring and engaging in cross-sector collaboration, according to a new survey of board directors.

21 October 2014

A renewed effort and commitment are needed to address the Not for Profit sector’s ‘data deficit’, through initiatives such as the recent Curtin Report, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

16 October 2014

Facebook founder and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged $US25 million to the US Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight the deadly Ebola disease - one of the largest single donations so far.

16 October 2014

Aussie kids are going hungry with 180,000 children relying on food welfare each month and many more thousands being turned away, according to a new Not for Profit report.

14 October 2014

A new Curtin University research project is examining why people choose not to volunteer and how Australia can build a sustainable volunteer sector.

14 October 2014

Think Outcomes is a two-day conference presented by the Centre for Social Impact, the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth and the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia taking place in Sydney in November.

14 October 2014

A Not for Profit consultancy in the UK has devised a list of techniques that charities can use to improve their transparency after its research found organisations are better at talking transparency than actually being transparent.

14 October 2014

Support provided by social services can act as a “circuit breaker” for young people who have grown up in adversity, a report launched today by the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove claims.

13 October 2014

Eighty-four per cent of Not for Profit Chief Executives anticipate an increase in demand for their services over the next 12 months, yet are unsure of their ability to meet the demand despite large growth in funding, a new national survey has revealed.

13 October 2014

Legal, social and welfare professionals have one of the most stressful jobs in Australia, along with carers and aid workers, new research has found.

13 October 2014

Bachelor-degree graduates of Australia’s top universities earn about six per cent more over a 40-year career than graduates of Australia’s other universities, a new Grattan Institute report reveals.

09 October 2014

Outer suburban and regional electorates are home to some of the most rent stressed households in Victoria and $200 million investment in social housing and new housing is needed every year to fix the problem, according to a new analysis of ABS figures.

07 October 2014

One in five Australians are potentially being overlooked for job opportunities due to the ‘fear factor’ in hiring people who have a mental illness, according to new Not for Profit research.

07 October 2014

There is new evidence that Australians are exhibiting a strong attachment and commitment to kindness as a moral value, according to University of Tasmania Researchers Nicholas Hookway and Daphne Habibis in an article first published in The Conversation.

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