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Tap to Donate: Are Mobile Wallets the Next New Thing in Fundraising?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th November 2011 -  Above: Commbank's Kaching allows users to make payments via social networks such as Facebook. The latest advance in mobile technology in the form of ‘mobile wallets’…

Not for Profit App Hits Number One

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th November 2011 -  A brain health app designed by an Australian Not for Profit organisation became the number one app in the nation this week, racking up 41,000 downloads in just 48 hours. BrainyApp is…

Fashion for Good: The World’s Most Expensive T-Shirt

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th November 2011 -  A unique fundraising initiative where people purchase t-shirts which depict an item of aid that their purchase has paid for, hopes to deliver much needed relief to children caught…

Telematics Trust Calls for ICT Funding Applications

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 27th July 2011 -  Do you have an innovative educational project that needs funding? The Telematics Trust is calling for applications. The Telematics Course Development Fund (Telematics Trust)…

Mobile Phone Giving – More Than Just a Text

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th July 2011 -  A new US report finds a growing trend toward Not for Profit adoption of mobile phone giving and other donor campaigns using smartphones and mobile devices – a trend that is going…

Engaging NFP Audiences with Authentic Conversation: CU11 Day Two

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd June 2011 -  Above: Delegates at the CU11 getting to know one another at a networking session. Not for Profit staff need to break free from organisational thinking if they are to be authentic…

Ebay Acquires MissionFish

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th May 2011 -  The popular online auction website, eBay, has acquired MissionFish, the Not for Profit behind eBay's Giving Works program. MissionFish has been acquired by eBay from the Points…

An App to Improve Your Golf Swing for Charity

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th March 2011 -  US Golfing great Tiger Woods is set to be one of the first high profile sportsman to produce an App to raise money for charity – in this case his own Foundation, which works to improve…

Twitter as a Conference Communication Tool

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st March 2011 -  Download the Twitter Guide for ACOSS 2011 here [PDF].  It seems that everywhere you look, someone is talking about twitter. The 24-hour news cycle and the public’s hunger…

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Australian Of the Year Lists NFP’s Hot Issues

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th February 2011 -  Philanthropist, social entrepreneur and Australian of the Year, Simon McKeon has kicked off his newly raised public profile by outlining the top issues that he believes will shape…

Text Message Donors Will Give More: Survey

Staff Reporter, Friday, 4th February 2011 -  A US survey has found that donors pledging money via text message will donate again in the future, and are open to engaging with more traditional channels such as direct mail, email…

Australia’s Most Innovative Solutions to Social Challenges

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 24th November 2010 -  Eight of the most innovative approaches to social challenges in Australia will share in $1 million as the winners of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation’s Bold Ideas…
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