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New York homelessness NFP wins $100M MacArthur Grant

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 14th April 2021 -  Community Solutions will use the $100 million grant to implement and scale Built for Zero, its data-driven public health approach to ending homelessness. An organisation working

Advocacy and disrupted government

David Crosbie, Thursday, 11th February 2021 -  Government as we knew it has been disrupted. The challenge for charities is to adapt and engage through new mediums and shine our own lights on issues that matter, such as the ongoing

What the social sector will be looking for on budget night

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 6th October 2020 -  We speak to experts across the sector about what they are hoping to see  It’s being hailed as one of the most important federal budgets in 75 years. A far cry from the surplus budget a year

‘One Zoom to Rule Them All’: Lord of the Rings cast reunites for charity

Luke Michael, Saturday, 6th June 2020 -  A reunion Zoom call has raised close to US$80,000 (A$116,000) for No Kid Hungry Stars of the Lord of the Rings franchise have reunited for a special Zoom call to help tackle child hunger

NFP working group to fight for stronger sector and vulnerable Australians

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 28th May 2020 -  The head of the NFP coronavirus committee says the charity sector will be invaluable during and after the crisis      Tackling dropping giving levels and charity red tape will be the

COVID-19, charities and charity

David Crosbie, Thursday, 2nd April 2020 -  We need to look after each other to look after ourselves, writes Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie.
“This is a moment in our shared humanity when we don’t know what happens

We need to be physically distant, but we need to share our collective pain

Tim Costello, Monday, 30th March 2020 -  Self-isolation is not the crisis, it is the beginning of the crisis. We need to prepare for the sadness that will be thrust upon us, writes Tim Costello. Like many people, I am re-reading

Donating in a humanitarian crisis: What donors should know

Jocelyn Condon, Tuesday, 4th February 2020 -  Jocelyn Condon from ACFID shines a light on what donors can expect to know about how donations are spent and why speed is not always the best indicator of money well-spent. In recent

The bastard subsidiarity of bushfire responses

Contributor, Thursday, 30th January 2020 -  The shift from solidarity to suspicion we have seen in light of the bushfire crisis reflects the ambivalence of governments and of many citizens to charitable and community organisations.

Pro Bono Australia launches a Guide to Giving of Bushfire Appeals

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 -  Search by category, location, tax deductible status, and registered charity status to find a cause to donate to In response to the devastating bushfires that have torn through Australia

Bushfire response: Do Australian NFPs have a trust problem?

Richenda Vermeulen, Monday, 13th January 2020 -  Despite the influx of generosity in response to the bushfires, there is significant scepticism towards charities supporting the effort. Here, Richenda Vermeulen, founder and

Why corporate boards need a charity perspective

David Crosbie, Thursday, 5th December 2019 -  What if one position on every corporate board had to be designated as a “community interest board director” position, asks Community Council for Australia CEO David Crosbie. Charities
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