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Australia Doubles Aid to Burma

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th June 2012 - 
Foreign Minister Bob Carr. Photo: theconversation.edu.au Australian aid to Burma will more than double to $100 million a year by 2015, Foreign Minister Bob Carr has announced. The…

Youtube Promotes Human Rights via New Channel

Staff Reporter, Friday, 25th May 2012 - 
A screenshot of Youtube's new Human Rights channel.  A US Not for Profit, WITNESS, has teamed up with online video sharing website, Youtube to launch a new human rights chanel…

Non-Reporting of Fundraising Expenses Widespread – US Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 -  Thousands of Not for Profit organisations in the United States misreport how they solicit billions of dollars in donations, making it impossible for Americans to know how their gifts…

Dalai Lama Donates $1 million Prize to Charity

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th May 2012 - 
The Dalai Lama with the young members of the Cathedral choir during the 2012 Templeton Prize ceremoney in London.
Photo: Tenzin Taklha, OHHDL.
Tibet’s spiritual leader, the…

Unlocking the Full Potential of Women at Work

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th May 2012 -  Global management consulting firm, McKinsey, has released a new report, Unlocking the full potential of women at work, highlighting the advancement of women in the workplace. The…

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‘Momentum building’ for social impact bonds in Canada

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th April 2012 -  Three weeks ago I wrote a blog on the growing interest in social finance in Canada. I noted that the Canadian government led by Stephen Harper seemed to be foreshadowing its willingness…

New Report Puts Dollar Value on Social Media for NFPs

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th April 2012 -  A new US Benchmarking Report on Social Media reveals that the average value of a Facebook “Like” for a Not for Profit is $214.81 over 12 months. And on the flip side of the…

African NFP Counters Kony 2012

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th April 2012 - 
The Mara Foundation short film aims to highlight the beauty and attractions of Uganda. An African Not for Profit social enterprise has launched a short video to counter the impact…

Bloody Crackdown Against Papuan Independence

Staff Reporter, Friday, 21st October 2011 -  A crackdown against the Papuan independence movement by Indonesian forces has seen two people killed and more than 300 arrested. Indonesian Security forces fired shots as they dispersed…

UK Compact Needs Work on Relationships -Study

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th August 2010 -  In the UK there is still confusion regarding the nature of the third sector and its role according to new research into the effectiveness of the Compact between the Government and the…

World’s First International Fundraising Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th July 2010 -  The UK Resource Alliance (RA), an NGO that builds global capacity in fundraising, has launched the world's first international awards program for celebrating fundraising…

Mystery Shopping Exercise Tracks Haiti Donations

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 22nd June 2010 -  Global fundraising agencies Pareto Fundraising, in Australia and Pell & Bales, in the UK have released the findings of a charity ‘mystery…
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