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Lina Caneva has been a journalist for more than 35 years, and Editor of Pro Bono Australia News since it was founded in 2000.


Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Funding Round Opens

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  Global cloud business management company, Sage has launched the second round of funding from Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund for Australian not-for-profit organisations.

Government Pushes Welfare Reform Success Amid More Robo-Debt Controversy

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  Social Services Minister Christian Porter has detailed the federal government’s efforts to overhaul the welfare system during a speech in Canberra on Wednesday including what he described as the recent success of “getting teenage parents off income support”.

New FIA Code Measures to Protect Vulnerable People

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  National fundraising peak body, the Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) has introduced measures in its new code of conduct to protect people in vulnerable circumstances.

Australian Trust in Charities Still High But Dropping: New ACNC Report

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 -  A new report published by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) shows that public trust and confidence in charities remains strong but has dropped slightly since a 2015 survey.

Red Cross Moves to Wage-Based Fundraising Model

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th November 2017 -  Humanitarian aid agency, Australian Red Cross has moved all of its third party fundraising to an employment model.

Students’ Educational Outcomes Improve With Volunteer Support

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th November 2017 -  Trained community volunteers in schools improved student behaviour and engagement, and delivered better educational outcomes, according to a new report by Victorian-based children’s education charity Ardoch Youth Foundation.

Campaigners Say Same Sex Marriage Bill Must Protect LGBTI Australians

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th November 2017 -  The Australian Parliament must move swiftly to introduce legislation that legalises marriage equality while preserving important anti-discrimination protections for LGBTI Australians, according to the Law Council of Australia and “yes” campaigners.

Negotiations Begin Over New SA NFP Funding Contracts

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th November 2017 -  Consultation has begun over government funding contracts for all not-for-profit organisations in South Australia – the first changes to terms and conditions in nearly a decade.

Pro Bono Australia Launches 2018 Salary Survey

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 9th November 2017 -  For the sixth consecutive year Pro Bono Australia is calling on not-for-profit executives and managers to take part in the sector’s largest benchmarking salary survey.

Human Rights Activists Continue to Push to End Manus ‘Chaos’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th November 2017 -  Human rights barrister Julian Burnside has joined with civil society leaders calling on the incoming New Zealand government to independently pursue negotiations with Papua New Guinea to resettle refugee and asylum seeker men from Manus Island.

The Impact Compass

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th November 2017 -  The Center for Social Innovation (CSI) at Stanford Business School in the US has examined the elements needed when gauging social impact – identifying six key dimensions and crafting a visual representation to explain them.

Donors Looking for a Personalised Experience to Give More – Study

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th November 2017 -  New international research reveals that more than half of the donors across six nations are looking for a more personalised experience from the charities that they support and would give more for that experience.
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