Not for Profit organisations need to develop a tight risk management plan when taking on celebrities to endorse a cause, says Swinburne University Senior Lecturer and philanthropy researcher Dr Elizabeth Branigan.
Almost two thirds of Australian households (63 per cent) say they have been strapped for cash between pay days at some stage and one in three have used a credit card to tide them over, according to the latest findings of a national Household Financial Wellbeing Index.
Not for Profit Fulbright scholar Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine delivers an outsider's take on the visibility of charities in America in her latest blog.
Young Indigenous Australians are 17 times more likely to be placed under youth justice supervision than non-Indigenous youth, according to a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
The Black Dog Institute is on a mission to shed some light on how Australian men cope with stress and crises in their lives.
Older women in Australia are increasingly at risk of becoming homeless, primarily because of poverty and unaffordable housing, according to a new research report commissioned by social justice group the Mercy Foundation.
A Melbourne entrepreneur has developed an online crowdsourcing service allowing Not for Profits and others to “ask the crowd” for their opinions and ideas to deliver almost immediate responses.
Monthly online giving to Not for Profits is up by 25 per cent with emails now accounting for one third of a charity’s online fundraising, according to an extensive benchmarking study.
New research reveals that the cruise industry isn’t going far enough in its corporate social responsibility towards the environment, society and the destinations visited.
The language spoken by senior management at a company could influence its Corporate Social Responsibility practices, new research suggests.
Community organisation Mission Australia has launched its 2014 Youth Survey in a bid to capture the concerns and hopes of the country’s 15 to 19-year-olds.
A World Vision International report on child labour has prompted a call on G20 decision makers to take action to protect the world’s children from economic exploitation.
The economic recovery is not offering signs of relief for the US Not for Profit sector, and many organisations are now looking to new models of funding, according the results of the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s 2014 Survey.
Half of Australian women have experienced discrimination in the workplace during their pregnancy, parental leave or on return to work and it’s affecting their mental health and self confidence, a review from the Australian Human Rights Commission has revealed.
Australian charities must have a way to tell the story of what they do and why it matters, writes Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine as she embarks and blogs on her research as part of the inaugural Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-profit Leadership.
A study that explores the role of public spaces in promoting understanding and contact between different racial groups has revealed that Australian public spaces reinforce racial segregation and isolation.
More than three million Australians switched from their normal product or service to another brand last year because the alternative brand supported a cause or charity, according to new research.
A Senate report on Australia’s international development program represents a return to a level of bipartisanship on aid funding, according to the peak council for Australian Not for Profit aid and development organisations.
Australian low income earners are missing out on lighting, hot water and heating due to failure of the schemes designed to assist them, an Australian Council of Social Service report has revealed.
A new survey is hoping to provide important insights into the latest trends in philanthropy in Australia.
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