Tag Archives: not for profit

Not-for-Profit Financial Literacy Survey

Grant Thornton and Probono Australia have launched their Not-for-Profit Financial Literacy Survey Results, in a document entitled: Not for Profits: Are you Ready for the Future? The survey looked at directors’ and managers’ perceptions of whether not-for-profit boards are financially … Continue reading

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Philanthropy, Old, New and Enduring

Last week I attended a forum entitled Philanthropy, Old, New and Enduring¬†presented by Swinburne University’s Asia Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy¬†in conjunction with O’Keefe and Partners.¬† Julie Johnson, Managing Director at O’Keefe Partners, presented on giving trends research … Continue reading

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Giving Circles and Impact100 WA

James Boyd from artsupport Australia* was the guest of Swinburne Philanthropy Alumni at the final Maimonides Society event for the year. James has been involved in the establishment of Impact100 WA which is a giving circle based on the 14 … Continue reading

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Not for Profit Summit – keynote speaker Debra Allcock-Tyler

I heard the most amazing speaker last week at the Not for Profit Summit presented by the Office of the Community Sector in the Department of Planning and Community Development at Geelong. Debra Allcock-Tyler is the CEO of the Directory … Continue reading

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The Power of We

It’s Blog Action Day and this year’s theme is The Power of We so I thought I would just do a very brief post here to talk about the Rotary Community Service Awards which were handed out last night. I … Continue reading

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PLuGIN – Mary Crooks at the Inner North Community Foundation

Writing this one with two hats, blogger and Executive Officer of the Inner North Community Foundation. A few weeks ago, the Inner North Community Foundation had its first PLuGIN (Philanthropy Leadership Group in the Inner North) – which had its … Continue reading

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Public Ancillary Funds – new draft guidelines

The Federal Assistant Treasurer, Bill Shorten, has released new draft guidelines for Public Ancillary Funds (often known as PAFS and usually given the deductible gift recipient designation of DGR2). The Australian Tax Office describes Public Ancillary Funds as “public funds … Continue reading

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What the Victorian budget means for not for profits

Philanthropy Australia and the Office for the Community Sector invited Melbourne’s philanthropy community to hear the Treasurer, Kim Wells MP, speak about the impact of the Victorian state budget on the not for profit sector. The Treasurer was introduced by … Continue reading

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