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New book aims to make sector more data-savvy

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 11th January 2023 -  A new, free resource gives practical examples and evidence for the social sector to make the most out of its data. Effectively working with data is critical to the function of non-profits.

What Patagonia’s recent business move says about NFP leadership

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Thursday, 15th September 2022 -  Patagonia handing its billion-dollar reins to a not-for-profit organisation is a timely reminder of the value the sector brings, says an industry expert. Patagonia’s recent decision

Social Innovation for Sustainable Society

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 4th April 2017 -  A new institute hopes to channel digital technology to solve complex social issues and build a safer, more equitable society. The Social Innovation Research Institute (SII), launched

Indigenous Homeless Hit Hardest By Funding Uncertainty

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 24th January 2017 -  Ongoing funding uncertainty is restricting homelessness support for Indigenous Australians, according to a new report. Research from AHURI has found there are no government programs

Australian First for Philanthropy

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 22nd December 2015 -  In an Australian first, university students have completed a unit specifically designed to give students the opportunity to gain real world experience in strategic philanthropy…

Ordinary Aristocrats: Philanthropists as Ethical Leaders?

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 20th May 2014 -  New research into the way Australian philanthropists are portrayed as ethical leaders in the national media has found that the portrayal reinforces social and economic inequality.…

Director Named for Swinburne CSI

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 4th March 2014 -  Leading Not for Profit researcher Jo Barraket has been appointed as the first Director of the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology in Victoria. Barraket…

Double Praise in Philanthropy Top 50

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th October 2013 -  The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) has featured twice in the list of Australia’s Top 50 Philanthropic Gifts of all time, which were announced at a ceremony…

ATM Ban Helps Problem Gamblers – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 16th September 2013 -  An independent evaluation of the banning of ATMs at Victorian gaming venues has found that problem gamblers have significantly reduced their spending on gaming machines since its…

Action Philanthropy Lecture – ‘Giving the Boffins Something to Measure’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th March 2013 -  How does a large international social-justice philanthropic agency negotiate its way between the impulse to act and its duty to account for impact? ask Swinburne University of Technology…
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