Topic: Charities

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Happy birthday ACNC

NFP Sector Leader Phil Butler GAICD wishes the ACNC a happy fifth birthday and overviews the articles in this edition.

Size matters

Australian charities will soon benefit from major red tape cuts, writes Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commissioner Dr Gary Johns.

Benevolent gestures

For a charity to qualify as a public benevolent institution, several legally established criteria must be met, writes Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Assistant Commissioner Genera...

NFP sector: Regulatory and governance developments

In recent months, there have been number of regulatory developments relevant to the governance and management of not-for-profits (NFPs). The AICD also released the latest edition of the NFP Governance...

Finding a better way

When pandemic added to the woes of its clients, Sydney inner-city charity Wayside Chapel had to radically change its business model.

4 ways to take advantage of crowdfunding

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

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

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

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

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

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...
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