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NFPs report strong financial performance despite COVID challenges

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 23rd November 2021 -  But NFPs have been warned not to become complacent as the pandemic continues to linger 

Charities still under strain two years on from the pandemic

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 18th November 2021 -  The pandemic has only exacerbated existing funding issues for charities, new research shows 

Opinion

The contribution of a board member’s time is worth more than money

Mark Pearce, Wednesday, 17th November 2021 -  Recent research has stressed the importance of board participation in giving. But here Volunteering Australia CEO Mark Pearce shares an alternative view on the importance of prioritising skill over financial contributions from directors.

Opinion

Do organisational values matter?

Mike Davis, Wednesday, 10th November 2021 -  Mike Davis breaks down some common values and shares three key things to consider to prevent organisational values leading to counterproductive behaviours.

Australian charity of the year revealed

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th November 2021 -  The Australian Charity Awards recognise the work of outstanding charities 

Opinion

How do charities and not for profits best respond to detractors?

Sonya Parsons, Thursday, 28th October 2021 -  Sonya Parsons, partner at Thomson Geer, suggests three steps for charities and not for profits to consider when dealing with negative commentary about their organisation or its work.

Former fire chief reflects on the award that gave him ‘vindication’ in a time of need

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 26th October 2021 -  “The overwhelming feeling I had was of vindication and encouragement to keep going because I was copping a lot of political flak”

Opinion

Leadership lessons from an NFP CEO in a post-pandemic landscape

Sue Karzis, Monday, 25th October 2021 -  As we emerge from lockdown, it’s time to reflect on what we’ve learned as leaders and how we need to adapt moving forward, writes Sue Karzis, CEO of State Schools’ Relief. 

Opinion

Australian charities need to get better at mitigating fraud risks

Carol Chris, Wednesday, 20th October 2021 -  To mark Charity Fraud Awareness Week, Carol Chris, regional general manager of Australia and New Zealand at GBG, shares some of the processes and policies that charities and not for profits can put in place to help minimise the risks of fraud occurri

Cast your vote for Pro Bono Australia’s 2022 Impact 25 Awards

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 19th October 2021 -  “I encourage everyone to nominate people they know who are making the world a better place so we can celebrate their years of achievement” 
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