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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.

Update on Effect of GFC on US Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th July 2009 -  A Bridgespan longitudinal study in the US shows that Not for Profits are turning to much tougher measures than foreseen six months ago to cope with the economic downturn.

ATO Sends Out Franking Credits Application Credits for NFPs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th July 2009 -  The Australian Tax Office has mailed out the 2008-09 refund of franking credits application package to Not for Profit organisations that received a refund of franking credits in the prior year.

Fiscal Stress Hits Not for Profits – Johns Hopkins Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th July 2009 -  The news is not good from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University in the US which is describing the effect of the economic downturn on the Not for Profit sector as the 'perfect storm'.
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