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Happy birthday ACNC
14 December 2017 | Phil Butler GAICD
NFP Sector Leader Phil Butler GAICD wishes the ACNC a happy fifth birthday and overviews the articles in this edition.
Finding a better way
1 July 2021 | Denise Cullen
When pandemic added to the woes of its clients, Sydney inner-city charity Wayside Chapel had to radically change its business model.
Board and organisational culture
4 ways to take advantage of crowdfunding
1 July 2020 | Denise Cullen, Shelley Dempsey
Crowdfunding campaigns offer new avenues for organisations to raise money through online platforms, but directors need to be mindful of where things can go wrong.
Charity giving forecast to fall 20-30 per cent
14 May 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
As a new survey shows that charity fundraising income may fall by 20-30 per cent over the next nine months, sector leaders discuss how not-for-profits are fighting back with creative digital campaign...
Macquarie Group Foundation chair and CEO on its 50 year legacy
1 April 2020 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
The philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group celebrated the bank's 50th year with a special global grants program. Chair Mary Reemst and CEO Lisa George reflect on its social impact.
Federal Government responds to ACNC review but no clarity on directors’ duties yet
10 March 2020
The Government has finally released its response to the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) review (published in 2018). Significantly, the Government has highlighted its support...
How one NFP turned a digital threat into a business opportunity
1 September 2019 | Beverley Head
Charity sector operator Good2Give confronted new competition by disrupting itself. Good2Give CEO Lisa Grinham will speak on digital transformation in the not-for-profit sector at the upcoming Australi...
New standards for charities operating overseas
10 July 2019
Australian charities that operate overseas will soon have a new set of standards to help guide their behaviour and work in other countries. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission(ACNC...
Revenue challenges squeeze the charity sector
26 June 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
It’s good news and bad news for the Australian charities sector in the latest Australian Charities Report.
Performance measurement in NFPs
20 December 2018 | Justine Jarvinen GAICD
The GLC speaks to experienced NFP director and former charity analyst, Justine Jarvinen, about the challenges of measuring performance in not-for-profit organisations.
Consultation on the external conduct standards
19 September 2018
On 19 September 2018, the AICD made a submission to Treasury on the draft External Conduct Standards (ECS) which will apply to charities registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Co...