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NFP directors are working harder than ever, but is that a good thing?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  NFP directors are spending more days working on a single charity than ever before, posing a risk of management burn-out, new research shows.  The Australian Institute of Company

Better Together: Why Charities Should Merge

Contributor, Tuesday, 13th February 2018 -  The charity sector is a crowded market. As the pool of donations and grants shrinks, calls for mergers are growing, particularly for charities serving a similar cause, writes Fiona

New Study Warns NFPs Need Strong Culture and Profits to Survive

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 5th September 2017 -  A study released on Tuesday by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) on not-for-profit (NFP) organisations, has warned that NFPs need to recognise the importance

Company Directors Warn on DGR Reform Restricting Advocacy

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 10th August 2017 -  The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has warned against any proposals that would create additional regulatory burden on the charity sector or diminish its ability…

Good Governance in the Not-for-profit Sector is Paramount

Elizabeth Proust, Monday, 7th August 2017 -  Reports of poor practice in the charity sector often stem from poor governance and can damage trust and lead to disproportionate responses, writes Elizabeth Proust AO, chairman…

Director Scholarships For NFP Emerging Leaders

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 6th July 2017 -  Emerging leaders in not for profits are encouraged to apply for the Australian Institute of Company Directors inaugural scholarships. The AICD is offering 140 scholarships to 20…

Help Shape the Governance of the Social Sector

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 22nd May 2017 -  The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is asking for feedback on the current challenges and opportunities facing the social sector. Submissions will form part of…

NFP Submissions on Whistleblower Protections

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th February 2017 -  The not-for-profit sector is supportive of whistleblower protections, but not if a new set of obligations are imposed on the sector without due consultation and consideration,…

ASX 200 Boards On track for Gender Diversity Targets

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st September 2016 -  More women are getting a seat at the table but current appointment rates for boards need to be maintained if Australia is to achieve gender diversity targets, according to new research.

Merging on Charities’ Minds – Report

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 24th November 2015 -  A third of Australian Not for Profits have discussed a possible merger with another organisation in the past year, according to a research released by the Australian Institute of…

More NFP Boards Tackle Mergers & Collaborations – Report

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 23rd October 2014 -  More than 30 per cent of Australia’s Not for Profit organisations have discussed mergers in the past year and many more organisations are exploring and engaging in cross-sector…

Rural Women Recognised with Inaugural Scholarships

Lina Caneva, Monday, 8th September 2014 -  The Australian Institute of Company Directors has announced the recipients of the inaugural board diversity scholarships for women in rural and remote areas – delivering…
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