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May 2021

Funding for impact and wellbeing

Funding for impact and wellbeing

By Business, People & Culture

Julia Keady, CEO and founder of the Xfactor Collective, utilises the data surrounding the observable widespread burnout across the sector and interprets these statistics further in relation to funding and recovery. Comparative data from pre-pandemic has provided a new perspective to current wellbeing and burnout statistics, ultimately reigniting the discussion for further funding.

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Going Back to Work in the Office: It Has to Be Worth It

Going Back to Work in the Office: It Has to Be Worth It

By Business, Workplace

As people discuss transitioning back to working in the office, it’s important to listen to employees and consider if your organisation is enhancing the engagement of your workforce.  Gallup’s data leads this discussion and indicates that leaders need to create an attractive environment that incentivises employees to return to their workplace and share a physical office again.

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A welcome investment in the care economy… but many left behind

A welcome investment in the care economy… but many left behind

By Business, Financial Management

Probono Australia shared an interesting article on what the sector believes the government got right and where there are still financial gaps.

“Unlike six months ago, when the social sector was left disappointed at the missed opportunity, this morning there is a lot to be pleased about. The substance and focus of this budget have shifted since the last one, moving away from a construction-led economy towards much-needed investment in the care economy.” – Probono Australia

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Vital support: building resilient charities to support Australia’s wellbeing

Vital support: building resilient charities to support Australia’s wellbeing

By Business, People & Culture

A report produced by the SVA and CSI to review the state of the charity sector, more than a year on from the onset of the Covid-19 crisis and investigate what support charities need from the government. This report shows that charities faced major disruptions to their service delivery, finances and workforce due to the pandemic and the crises of 2020. It also presents a clear case for the government to realise real economic and social benefits by investing in the resilience and productivity of the sector. 

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Many charities left financially vulnerable and unable to meet community demands following end of JobKeeper, new research finds

Many charities left financially vulnerable and unable to meet community demands following end of JobKeeper, new research finds

By Business, Revenue - Other

“A new report by Social Ventures Australia (SVA) and the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) finds that despite Australia’s promising economic recovery from the pandemic, many charities remain in vulnerable financial positions and require urgent funding from the Australian Government to continue supporting thousands of Australians in need and providing employment opportunities.” – CSI

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