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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.

NFPs Unsure of OH&S Insurance Coverage – Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd August 2009 -  Australian Not for Profit organisations are overwhelmingly aware of their need to comply with Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) laws, but many are unsure if their insurance coverage will protect them in the event of a breach of the OH&S A

US Not for Profit Leadership Still Growing

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd August 2009 -  A new survey has found that the leadership gap is widening in the US Not for Profit sector at a far greater rate than predicted in 2006.

Sea and Tree-Change Families Face Life On The Fringe

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd August 2009 -  Despite the attractions of a sea or tree-change, a new report has found that once families moved they faced significant barriers which affected their ability to participate in their new community and local NFP organisations were having take on the ex

Managing the Downturn – NFPs Under Stress – New Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd July 2009 -  The first major assessment of the effect of the global financial downturn on the Not for Profit sector in Australia reveals a sector already under stress and expecting conditions to get worse - with an increasing reliance on government funding as cor

Responsible Investment Benchmarking Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd July 2009 -  The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) is calling on the industry to participate in its annual benchmark study, Responsible Investment 2009, detailing the size and growth of the Australasian responsible investment market.
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