Accountants are steering Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) sector through tighter reporting requirements and looming changes in reporting standards, according to CPA Australia, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies.
Reporting by charities and not-for-profit (NFP) entities is a different proposition to reporting in the for-profit corporate world, but the good work of Australia’s 54,000 charities and the much larger and diverse NFP sector draws many accountants to the sector.
“Quite often, the focus of a charity/NFP is purely on its mission, and it’s not necessarily focused primarily …
If you’re not telling the right story you won’t succeed in sponsorship. Find out how to unlock potential sponsorship revenue in Pro Bono Australia’s latest webinar – corporate sponsorship for NFPs.
Sponsorship is hard work. Being successful in sponsorship is even harder work.
When sponsorship practitioners tell us what components they think will lead to successful sponsorship they generally say passion, connections, hard work and support are critical. And they are. But there’s another component that is even more vital to be successful in sponsorship – …
Michelle Higelin has taken on the top job of CEO of international anti-poverty organisation ActionAid Australia after four years as the organisation’s deputy executive director.
Higelin has been working with women’s organisations in Australia and internationally for more than 20 years and has more than 15 years of senior management experience in NGOs focused on human rights and development.
Her roles have included deputy executive director of the World YWCA, one of the world’s largest women’s rights movements, and CEO of YWCA Australia.
Social sector leaders in Australia are being called on to speak out about the ability of their organisations to advocate on matters of public interest, as part of a nationwide survey investigating concerns over “alarming” trends that “threaten to silence a sector”.
Pro Bono Australia has launched a new survey in a bid to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing not-for-profit organisations that contribute to advocacy and public policy debate.
Civil Voices, aims to collect an evidence base to the current state of advocacy in …
The Not-for-profit Technology and Innovation conference in Sydney this September will deliver practical information to help NFPs identify cost effective technology that is best suited to their needs and practical implementation strategies to drive them to success.
International keynote speaker Julie Dodd, director of digital transformation and communication at Parkinsons UK and author and research lead of The New Reality, will unpack the latest research into digital transformation in not-for-profit businesses.
Based on interviews with over 50 senior leaders and digital experts from not-for-profit and commercial …
For people in the not-for-profit sector who are working to make a connection, build a community and achieve organisational goals, the ability to spin a great yarn is paramount. So the Walkley Foundation’s festival of storytelling – Storyology – is a must attend event in 2017.
Those working in not-for-profit organisations believe in their power to make a difference. When resources are tight and it feels like an uphill battle, one of the most powerful tools in their Mary Poppins-size bag of tricks is storytelling.