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Shifting impact investing from the ‘why’ to the ‘how’
Social Finance

Shifting impact investing from the ‘why’ to the ‘how’

Luke Michael | 19 October 2020

A new report explores some of the key issues within the impact investing movement  

Digital remembrance: Why in-memory giving is moving online
Fundraising  |  Opinion

Digital remembrance: Why in-memory giving is moving online

Kate Jenkinson | 19 October 2020

With social distancing rules preventing people from saying goodbye to their loved ones in person, online channels such as tribute funds are gaining in popularity, writes Kate Jenkinson, in the last of a three-part series sharing learnings f

The five biggest mistakes when undertaking advocacy
Policy  |  Happenings on the hill

Neil Pharaoh | 19 October 2020

Collaboration for Impact: Lessons from the field
Governance  |  Opinion

John Butcher | 19 October 2020

The need for a National Digital Inclusion Roadmap coming out of COVID-19
Innovation  |  Opinion

David Spriggs | 19 October 2020

How to nail your working from home game in the long-run
Careers

Maggie Coggan | 16 October 2020

Engagement and advocacy – ensuring our future
Policy  |  Opinion

David Crosbie | 15 October 2020

National day of giving set to boost Aussie LGBTIQ+ projects
Philanthropy

Luke Michael | 14 October 2020

Co-operatives – the slow food of social enterprise?
Good Business  |  Opinion

Antony McMullen | 14 October 2020

Corporates could be hungry to partner with not for profits in 2021
Good Business  |  Opinion

Hailey Cavill-Jaspers | 14 October 2020

Help available when life takes an unexpected turn
Social Affairs

Luke Michael | 14 October 2020

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Emergency accommodation gets $2.5M boost

Open Support, the charitable arm of St Vincent’s Clinic in Sydney, has been awarded over $2.5 million by the federal government as part of the Safe Places Emergency Accommodation program, helping women and children escaping domestic violence situations. 

Best workplaces to give back revealed

GoodCompany has released the results of the Top 40 Best Workplace to Give Back 2020, with Origin Energy topping the list. This was the second year in a row Origin Energy came out on top, with Accenture and IAG ranked closely behind.  

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee recognised the programme “for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict”. Programme partner World Vision Australia said this should be a reminder to governments and the world’s super-rich of their responsibility to do more to combat hunger amid COVID.   

What’s changed since May? Have your say!

Social sector organisations are being encouraged to take part in the second phase of a national research project, from The Xfactor Collective with the support of Equity Trustees, designed to measure the ongoing and evolving impact of COVID-19. The survey will close 18 October, with results announced in November.

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