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Sydney Leadership Program

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st August 2009 -  Social Leadership Australia , described as a major force for positive social change in Australia, is again calling for applicants for the 2010 intake for its award-winning Sydney Leadership program.

UK Trusts and Foundations Continue to Fund in the Downturn

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st August 2009 -  A report commissioned by the UK Charity Commission has found that Trusts and Foundations are taking a calm and measured approach in actively managing the impact of the economic downturn.

Givewell’s Nonprofit Finance Forum Heads Back West

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st August 2009 -  Givewell's popular Nonprofit Finance Forum is heading back to Adelaide and Perth in October 2009. The Forum offers a unique opportunity to spend time with a large number of third-sector senior financial managers and decision-makers - combining both

Women and Management – How Women Can Change the World

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th August 2009 -  When co-founder and CEO of the social enterprise organisation, ISIS (Asia Pacific) group, Audette Exel took the stage at a recent Women and Management Dinner to speak as someone who is supposed to have changed the world, she told her audience that sh

Givewell – Demand for Services Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  There has been an almost 5% increase in the demand for the services provided by Australia charities during the current economic downturn according to the latest survey by charity sector research organisation, Givewell - and charities are not expectin

Downturn Provides Golden Opportunity For Third Sector – VCOSS Congress

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  The Third Sector has a golden opportunity to shape the post recession economy, according to Julie Unwin, Chief Executive of the UK based Joseph Rowntree Foundation, an independent development and social research charity.

GuideStar UK Director to Tour Australia

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  The Centre for Social Impact and Pro Bono Australia are hosting forums in Sydney and Melbourne in August featuring the Director of GuideStar UK Data Services, Les Hems.

Government Provides $21 million to Support Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  Not for Profit organisations, who are supported by volunteers, can apply for Australian Government grants of up to $5,000 to purchase equipment and cover the cost of petrol.

Board Scholarships Awarded to Charity Directors

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th August 2009 -  Eight directors of charitable organisations from across Australia have been awarded scholarships to attend director and board development programs, from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Australian Scholarships Foundation (ASF)

Managing the Downturn Report – NFPs Under Stress- Government Response

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd August 2009 -  The Federal Government says it will accelerate its Third Sector reform agenda in the wake of the release of the new report called Managing the Downturn which reveals that Not for Profits across the country are under stress.
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