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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.
AICD Governance Snapshot: The board’s role in preventing workplace sexual harassment
31 March 2021
The AICD encourages directors and management to work together to foster safe workplaces for their employees. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to responding to workplace sexual harassment.
What NFP boards need to know about mergers
1 March 2021 | Zilla Efrat
Not-for-profit entities will be looking to mergers to help manage the challenges ahead, but the complexities of coming together and combining cultures could work against them.
Mergers & acquisitions
AICD announces 130 NFP scholarship recipients
23 February 2021
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has announced the 130 recipients of its governance scholarship for leaders of small not-for-profit organisations.
Tackling the plight of homeless older women
7 February 2021 | Shelley Dempsey
He sees it as Australia’s shame. And he is on a mission to harness the power of the private sector to help fix it. Former property developer Robert Pradolin GAICD, who is now director and founde...
Health and Community
Corporate philanthropy could keep the NFP sector above water
1 December 2020
NFPs depend on the philanthropic activities of corporations to work. But smaller budgets and bigger needs have shifted the focus towards more strategic giving, writes Adam Courtenay.
2020 Not-for-Profit Governance and Performance Study: The COVID-19 Edition
5 November 2020
The annual Not-for-Profit Governance and Performance Study is the world’s largest study in NFP governance. This year’s COVID-19 edition highlights that targeted funding is critical for the survival of...
Giving children a better future in Timor-Leste
19 October 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
A trip to Timor-Leste opened his eyes to the world and changed his life and now 22-year-old Australian social entrepreneur Adam Hegedus has made it his mission to build pre-schools there. His inspirin...
This NFP helps women in need re-enter the workforce
1 October 2020 | Denise Cullen
Vicki Hartley, chair of NFP Dress for Success, which helps women return to work, is concerned by the impact of the rising incidence of domestic violence.
From bushfires to COVID-19: NFPs on the disaster front line
1 September 2020 | Fiona Smith
Sam Hardjono, advisory board chair of Australian Red Cross NSW Division, outlines how the organisation has responded to recent challenges in the NFP sector.
Guide Dogs go digital
1 August 2020
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT plays an important role in providing assistance dogs to the visually impaired. A major transformation will bring this not-for-profit into the digital age, write Alison Boleyn and Na...