Not-for-profit supporting businesswomen receives City of Sydney support
Non-profit organisation Springboard Enterprises (SB) Australia, formed to encourage female entrepreneurs, has received a backing of $30,000 from the City of Sydney to help fund a new program.
Grants program calling for not-for-profits to apply
Australian Ethical, an Australian superannuation and investment company, is calling for applicants to its 2014 Community Grants program.
Not-for-profit launches workplace safety initiative
Not-for-profit organisation the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has today launched the Workplace Safety Alliance, a new initiative designed to highlight the importance of safety in the workplace.
Ten not-for-profits chosen as Google Impact Challenge finalists
Google has announced the finalists of this year’s Google Impact Challenge Australia, a competition that sees not-for-profits competing for a $500,000 grant.
Not-for-profits to be hit by new accounting standards
A change in accounting standards means not-for-profit bodies like schools, churches and charities may unwittingly be in breach of the Corporations Act. The new standard takes effect from the end of the year. It requires not-for-profit entities that control funds in subsidiary bodies to produce a consolidated financial report. In its financial reporting, this means […]
New start-up initiative sends entrepreneurs to school
Small Business Minister Bruce Billson hopes the latest initiative in the start up sector will usher in an entrepreneurship “renaissance” and encourage more Australians to go into business for themselves.
A call for CEOs to “sleepout” and help the homeless
The Vinnies CEO Sleepout, a charity event raising money to help tackle homelessness, is being held later this month and registrations are open now. The event is targeted at helping more than 100,000 Australians who spend each night of the year without a home and raising awareness. Just under half of Australia’s homeless are women […]
Aussie crowdfunding campaign sets record with viral video
If there was any doubt that crowdfunding campaigns can be equally as successful for social entrepreneurs as commercial businesses, a new Australian record proves the naysayers wrong.
Postgrads to help social enterprises become “investor ready”
Under a new program from Sydney’s UTS Business School, top postgraduate students will help social enterprises develop new business models and become more “investor ready”.
Charity hoping to inspire Aussies to greater productivity
Monday-itis, 3.30-itis – we all go through slumps through the course of the average workday or workweek, but a new app is hoping to inspire Aussies by making them think about charity.