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A not for profit response to COVID-19

Mike Davis, Monday, 27th April 2020 -  Mike Davis shares some of the key lessons his organisation has learned since being rocked by coronavirus. COVID-19 is the black swan event that no one saw coming. As it has unfolded

The key role of community organisations in disaster recovery

Cassandra Goldie, Friday, 14th February 2020 -  The community service sector is committed to helping those impacted for as long as it takes to rebuild and protect communities into the future. But as work continues on-the-ground,

A Community Grants Strategy Explained

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 18th July 2018 -  Sydney Water explains the giving strategy behind its current offering of 65 $1,000 to $2,000 grants to grassroots community organisations. There were 50 grants of $1,000 for arts

Red Tape Cuts Heralded for Philanthropy

Lina Caneva, Friday, 29th May 2015 -  The Abbott Government has vowed to cut red tape in an effort to boost philanthropy in Australia. Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Social Services Minister Scott Morrison…

NFPs Call for Housing Fund

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  An alliance of peak bodies and community organisations is calling on the next Victorian Government to do more to prevent the 400 young people who leave state care each year from becoming…

Recipe for Future Leadership in New Book

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th August 2014 -  Getting involved in community organisations or artistic pursuits at an early age grows leadership skills, Not for Profit leader and Foundation for Young Australians CEO Dr Jan Owen…

Hard Times Getting Harder for Cash-Starved Community Services

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th June 2014 -  Governments want community organisations to move away from public funding and become more self-reliant, but is that possible, asks Research Fellows from the Social Policy Research

Most Vulnerable At Risk of Being Left Behind

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th June 2014 -    Sector reform and its impact on disadvantaged community members was on the agenda at a recent symposium attended by more than 20 faith-based organisations, writes Julie Edwards,

Young People to Speak Out in New Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th April 2014 -  Community organisation Mission Australia has launched its 2014 Youth Survey in a bid to capture the concerns and hopes of the country’s 15 to 19-year-olds. The survey, considered…

No NFP Rep on Audit Commission – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 19th February 2014 -  Welfare peak body, ACOSS has criticised the Federal Government’s Commission of Audit for not appointing a representative of the community sector to be part of the inquiry.…

CommBank To Deliver $2 Million in Community Grants

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th February 2014 -  Banking giant, the Commonwealth Bank is pledging $2 million in grants for community organisations that support the health and wellbeing of Australian youth. Applications for the…

Law Firm’s Charity Giveaway

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd January 2014 -  Not for Profit groups and community organisations can apply for a one-off grant as law firm Slater & Gordon gives away $30,000 in February. The law firm says the funds will be given…
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