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Record NFP Crowdfunding Campaign

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 27th November 2014 -  One of Australia’s first Not for Profit crowdfunding platforms, mycause, says it has delivered the biggest crowdfunding campaign for a personal cause in Australia. mycause,…

Website to Support Young People With Cancer

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 17th October 2014 -  Youth cancer charity CanTeen has launched what it says is the world’s first website specifically designed to support young people affected by cancer. CanTeen CEO Peter Orchard…

Mo Money to Fight Prostate Cancer

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd October 2014 -  The international Movember Foundation has committed to spend $41.5 million to change the way men live with, and beyond, prostate cancer in a campaign being rolled out across UK, Australia,…

Cancer Report reflects Importance of NFPs

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th September 2014 -  Peak NFP Cancer Council Australia has welcomed an audit report of Australian cancer research funding showing the nation’s overall investment has doubled over the past eight…

Deloitte Mentors CanTeen’s Young Leaders

Lina Caneva, Monday, 1st September 2014 -  A mentoring program for youth cancer charity CanTeen’s young leaders has been launched as part of a wider corporate partnership with professional services firm Deloitte.…

Philanthropist Donates $5M to Skin Cancer Research

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th August 2014 -  Melbourne University has received a $5 million gift from a donor for new research into skin cancers in honour of her husband who died of melanoma. Philanthropist Pamela Galli has donated


A Coffee Catch-up Delivers a Charity Challenge to Think Differently

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th February 2014 -  A coffee catch up between two friends six years ago saw one cancer charity raise $10 million and expand its scope to being hands on in the prevention, research and funding process for


Changemaker – Simon Rountree

Staff Reporter, Monday, 26th August 2013 -  Simon Rountree is the CEO at Camp Quality, a children’s cancer charity aiming to create a better life for every child living with cancer in Australia.  This week we profile

Nike Distances Itself from Armstrong Charity

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 30th May 2013 -  Global sporting apparel giant Nike will stop producing goods, including the iconic yellow wristband, for cancer charity LIVESTRONG, set up by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.…

Charity Stamp Offers Tax Deductible Fundraising

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th June 2012 -  Australia Post has released of a charity stamp to help raise funds for singing legend Olivia Newton-John ‘s new Cancer & Wellness Centre in Melbourne, offering tax deductibility…

Cancer Patients Travel Dilemma

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 26th June 2012 -  A new Not for Profit report has made an unexpected finding in its efforts to understand the practical issues facing cancer patients when going through treatment – car parking…

Changemakers – Tracy Bevan

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th June 2012 -  Tracy Bevan, Foundation Ambassador and Director of the McGrath Foundation, is profiled in Changemakers – a regular column which examines inspiring people and their careers
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