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Australian tech group use global award to fight for bigger social change

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 12th June 2019 -  An Australian tech company has won a global Microsoft award for social impact, and says it will use its platform to champion social change in the industry. Perth-based Illuminance

Clooney Foundation tackles injustice ‘one case at a time’

Luke Michael, Monday, 29th April 2019 -  A Hollywood power couple is launching an app to help protect vulnerable people in the justice system and prevent human rights abuses. The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ), founded

Microsoft Announces Changes to Their Donation and Charity Licensing Policy

Matt Walton, Tuesday, 6th March 2018 -  The latest changes from Microsoft are in line with a gradual shift from on-premise licensing to cloud-based solutions, writes Matt Walton, consulting services manager at Infoxchange.

Disability Employment Sector Must Harness Platform Innovation

Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th September 2017 -  A self-proclaimed “technology enthusiast” from Microsoft Australia has been offering the disability employment sector advice on how to harness platform innovation in an era of

Microsoft Pledges Billion Dollar Cloud Services to NFPs

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 21st January 2016 -  Microsoft Philanthropies has committed to donate US$1 billion of Microsoft Cloud Services to serve global Not for Profit and university researchers over the next three years, including…

Aussie NFPs to Pocket US$500,000 from Microsoft

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 3rd September 2015 -  Ten Australian Not for Profits will share in US$500,000 cash from Microsoft as part of a global initiative. As part of the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has launched #UpgradeYourWorldAU,…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Gamechanger’ for Charities Could be on the Way

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 17th February 2015 -  A Melbourne man has created what he claims is a “gamechanger” for the Not for Profit sector and the way aid agencies connect with global funding organisations. Alan Morgan…

$4m Microsoft & World Vision Partnership

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th September 2014 -  Technology giant Microsoft has made a $4 million software donation to welfare Not for Profit World Vision Australia to strengthen the organisation’s technology capabilities…

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Heartbleed 101 for Not for Profits

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th April 2014 -  Heartbleed is considered one of the biggest global threats to internet security, but what does it mean for Not for Profits? Digital expert Richenda Vermeulen explores the question.

The Corporate Battle Over Conflict Minerals

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  A tense legal battle is unfolding in the US over an emerging Corporate Social Responsibility issue – the mining and use of tiny minerals contained in consumer goods. CRS Reporter

Microsoft Mobilises To Create Youth Citizenship

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th September 2012 -  Computing software giant Microsoft has unveiled a new initiative it says will create citizenship opportunities for millions of young people around the global using programs delivered…

Microsoft Employees Raise $96 Million for Charity

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th January 2011 -  Microsoft employees in the US made 2010 the largest year of giving in the company’s history, raising more than $96 million for 16,000-plus community organisations. More than…
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