Guide to Giving
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD

Wendy Williams is a journalist specialising in the Not for Profit sector.

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Collaborative Economy Drives Increased Mobility for People with Disability

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 15th August 2017 -  A new online platform hopes to drive better lives for people with disability and increased sustainability for disability organisations by supporting the sharing of specially modified vehicles that would otherwise be lying idle.

Sisters Around the World

Changemaker

Wendy Williams, Friday, 21st July 2017 -  Melissa Reoch is the community development officer at Girl Guides Victoria, part of the largest volunteer organisation for girls and women in Australia. She is this week’s Changemaker.

Breakthrough Study Shines a Light on NFP Workforce

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 20th July 2017 -  From CEOs to frontline staff, employees and volunteers working in the not-for-profit sector are being encouraged to take part in a national breakthrough study that aims to provide vital insights into the potential of the sector and inform practice, policy and funding.

NDIA Gets New CEO as Construction Begins on Head Office

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 19th July 2017 -  The former managing director of Bankwest, Rob De Luca, has been announced as the new CEO of the National Disability Insurance Agency, on the same day the “first sod” was turned on the site of the new headquarters in Geelong.

Lack of Funding to Measure Outcomes Leaves WA Charities in ‘Catch 22’ Situation

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 18th July 2017 -  More than 30 per cent of charities in Western Australia are failing to measure their outcomes, according to a new report which reveals community sector organisations are being “hamstrung” due to a lack of funds.

Shift to Shared Economy Paradigm a ‘Game Changer’ For Disability Workforce

Wendy Williams, Monday, 17th July 2017 -  A new online marketplace where older Australians and people with disability can connect directly with care support providers promises to be a “game-changer” for workers in home care and disability support sectors.

Reclaiming The Power of Pretty

Changemaker

Wendy Williams, Monday, 17th July 2017 -  Merissa Forsyth is the founder and director of new not for profit Pretty Foundation which aims to build body resilience in girls aged two to six years. She is this week’s Changemaker.

Australia Recognised on World Stage For Impact Investing

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 13th July 2017 -  An Australian small pension fund has been recognised on the global stage for leading institutional investors toward impact investing.

DGR Reform Lacks Clarity of Purpose

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 -  Community organisations have raised concerns that the government has not set a policy goal for Deductible Gift Recipient reform and has “largely ignored” the benefits of encouraging DGR giving.

Philanthropy’s Role in Creating Sustainable Cities

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 -  Philanthropy has an important role to play in creating “time and space” for cities to become sustainable, according to the program director for the sustainable development grantmaking program at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

Grants Sow the Seeds of Renewal in Regional Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 10th July 2017 -  Initiatives helping to build vibrant and sustainable rural communities are being called on to apply for a share of $250,000 of grant funding, as ANZ celebrates 15 years of “sowing the seeds of renewal” in regional Australia.

Leaving the World a Better Place

Changemaker

Wendy Williams, Monday, 10th July 2017 -  Among her many titles, Dawn O'Neil AM is the former CEO of Lifeline and the founding chair of social enterprise STREAT, a role she is now stepping away from after nearly a decade. She is this week’s Changemaker.
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