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governance in focus disability organisations
23 April 2018 | Phil Butler GAICD
The AICD released its NFP Governance and Performance Study in September 2017, providing our annual insight into governance trends and concerns for the NFP sector.
Should you crowdfund your charity?
22 May 2020 | Shelley Dempsey, Denise Cullen
As the hit to fundraising during COVID-19 takes hold towards the middle of 2020, some charities are looking to crowdfunding as a possible option, but there can be risks.
COVID-19 regulatory updates for NFPs and charities
4 May 2020
As governments respond to the evolving COVID-19 crisis, we highlight the key developments for not-for-profits (NFPs) and charities, including guidance from ASIC on COVID-19 financial reporting, clarif...
The power of your organisation's purpose in a crisis
1 May 2020 | Jane Southward
Leadership lessons from Paul Masi, chair of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.
COVID-19: Managing cash flow for NFPs in crisis
29 April 2020 | Carl Gunther GAICD
The COVID-19 crisis presents not-for-profit (NFP) organisations in many sectors with an environment where the demand for their services is high and yet the capacity of their traditional financial supp...
NFPs facing uncertain future with COVID-19
23 April 2020 | Jane Southward, Shelley Dempsey
From solvency and liquidity concerns to operational matters, NFPs have a difficult road ahead during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how some organisations have responded.
How one social enterprise is getting through the shutdown
23 April 2020 | Jane Southward
Mobile laundry service for the homeless, Orange Sky, had to suspend its operations due to COVID-19. Chair Andrew Fraser shares how board and management has dealt with the pandemic.
Funding certainty needed for NFPs and charities in COVID-19 crisis
23 April 2020
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is calling on the Federal Government to implement an urgent relief package for the NFP and charities sector to support their financial sustainabili...
COVID-19 and NFPs: government relief package needed
14 April 2020 | Christie McGrath
For many NFPs, it will be extremely difficult - if not impossible - to financially withstand the impact of COVID-19 without substantial government support and regulatory relief. This is the case given...
The impact of COVID-19 on not-for-profits with a December year-end
9 April 2020 | Anthony Whyte, Leah Russell
Right now, many charities and not-for-profits with a December 2019 year-end are in the process of finalising or completing their year-end financials. However, with the current COVID-19 health crisis s...
How not-for-profits can fundraise differently during the crisis
1 April 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
Faced with the challenge of doing things differently during the crisis, fundraising is one of the biggest risk areas that not-for-profit organisations face. Here are some tips for ways to change your ...