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Facebook Charity Follow-up – The Winner

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th June 2009 -  In case you are wondering (from our Facebook story in edition 10) a US Children's Hospital is the winner of the retail giant Target's "Bullseye Gives" contest using the online social network Facebook, in which 10 charities vied for votes.

Government Releases Draft PPF Legislation

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th May 2009 -  The Assistant Federal Treasurer, Chris Bowen has released an exposure draft of legislation aimed at improving the integrity of Prescribed Private Funds (PPFs).

A Revived Bequest Program Brings Results

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th May 2009 -  Despite the tough financial times CARE Australia has been able to turn around its bequest program in under 12 months with the help of some 'best practice' initiatives, according to CARE's new Fundraising Manager Ryan Brown.

Fundraising Forum Promises Unique Insight to Raise More Funds – Advertorial

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th May 2009 -  Bringing together speakers from some of Australasia's leading and most innovative charities, the 2009 Australasian Fundraising Forum promises to provide delegates with unique insight to raise more money from new and existing supporters.

Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) – Advertorial

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th May 2009 -  Queensland University of Technology is offering its industry-recognised Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) as an opportunity for career acceleration in the philanthropic and nonprofit sector. QUT's program is an op

Donations Match Online Experience

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th May 2009 -  Visitors to Not for Profit websites are more likely to donate money, volunteer time, and recommend the organisation to others if they are satisfied with their online experience, according to a new study from ForeSee Results.

AbaF Funding Milestone

Staff Reporter, Monday, 11th May 2009 -  The Australian Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) has passed the $5 million dollar mark in donations received for the arts, with the money paid out in full to artists in the form of grants.

US Foundations Expect to Reduce Grants in 09

Staff Reporter, Monday, 11th May 2009 -  Close to two-thirds of US Foundations responding to a new Foundation Center survey expect to reduce the number and/or the size of grants they award in 2009.
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