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Philanthropy In/Sight – Global Giving Mapping Tool

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th April 2010 -  In the US, the Foundation Centre has developed an online tool to visualise the impact of grantmaking around the world.

Phone “App” Checks in for Charity

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 24th March 2010 -  A new mobile phone app in the US lets users donate to charities just by visiting certain stores.

Hackers Target Autism Websites

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd March 2010 -  Hackers have brought down a number of Not for Profit Autism support websites in Australia in what some fear may be a targeted attack.

Facebook Founder to Start Philanthropic Social Network

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd March 2010 -  He helped create Facebook and had an important role with Obama’s Presidential campaign. Now Chris Hughes has set his sights on creating a new philanthropy focused social network.

National Compact Social Network Launched

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th March 2010 -  Social network website 'Compact Voice Australia' designed to promote conversation about the National Compact.

Microfinance Challenges in Australia

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 11th March 2010 -  New research underlines the key challenges facing microfinance development in Australia.

Information Revolution – Directory of Social Change Acquires GuideStar UK.

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th March 2010 -  GuideStar UK and its subsidiary trading company GuideStar Data Services have become part of the Directory of Social Change - an acquisition described as an information revolution.

Funding for 10 Social Innovation Ideas – Applications Open

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 4th March 2010 -  The Australian Centre for Social Innovation has launched the ‘Bold Ideas Better Lives Challenge’ to support social innovation projects in Australia.

Mobile Philanthropy Uptake Follows Haiti Earthquake Aftermath

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 4th March 2010 -  A new US study provides additional insights into the up-take of 'mobile' philanthropy following the Haiti earthquake.

Social Media Has Growing Impact on Event Fundraising

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 4th March 2010 -  Social media continues to drive new levels of success for Not for Profit event fundraising according to a recent Blackbaud and Charity Dynamics research project.
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