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University Takes to Social Media for Donors

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th September 2014 -  University of Sydney says is taking a leaf out of US university fundraising handbook to launch Australia’s first ‘giving day’ – using social media and…

Philanthropy Has a Bright Future: Even in the Era of Justin Bieber.

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 3rd September 2014 -  Not For Profits need to stop trying to be unique and share their data if they want to get their messages across to those outside of the sector, according to an expert on information and…

Crowdfunding – Not Just A Fad

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 27th August 2014 -  International crowdfunding heavyweight, Liz Wald has a vision for the future of crowdfunding – stretching from the world’s richest economies to the poorest.  

Profiling the Sharing Economy

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th March 2014 -  A new report from the US has mapped the emerging ‘collaborative economy’ movement – warning corporates that they need to understand this trend of consumers sharing…

Do More Than Give…And Do it Collectively for Greater Impact

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th March 2014 -  Social change advocates Dawn O’Neil AM and Kerry Graham explore an amazing tale of how philanthropy working together with government, non-government and the community can…

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

US Dollar Value of Volunteer Time

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd May 2013 -  The latest estimate of the dollar value of a volunteer hour in the US has risen to $22.14, a 35-cent increase from 2011, according to the Not for Profit leadership network, Independent…

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Collective Impact At Work

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th February 2013 -  The US, the Magnolia Community Initiative involves an organisation that supports 35,000 children in the Los Angeles area to train their partner organisations to achieve change

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Centre for Global Impact Investing Launched

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th February 2013 -  An American University has embraced the growing trend of Impact Investing by establishing a Centre for Global Impact Investing thanks to a large philanthropic donation from a digital…

US Corporates Pledge to Build NFP Capacity

Staff Reporter, Friday, 28th September 2012 -  A year-long campaign for corporates to raise over a billion dollars to support Not for Profits in the United States has so far raised US$1.8 billion in pledges from almost 500 companies.…

Salesforce Backdown on ‘Social Enterprise’ Trademark

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th September 2012 -  Global cloud computing company, Salesforce.com is to withdraw its applications to trademark the term ‘social enterprise’ after a world-wide storm of protest from…

US Joins Opposition to ‘Social Enterprise’ Trademark

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 30th August 2012 -  The US membership organisation, Social Enterprise Alliance has joined UK and Australian opposition to efforts by global cloud computing company, Salesforce.com to gain a trademark…
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