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Can a robot write your next funding application?

By Business, IT/Digital, Revenue - Other

Not-for-profits and charities are leaping onto the ChatGPT bandwagon for a range of reasons, and among the top uses is generating grant applications, faster.

Our Community is taking a keen interest in the field of artificial intelligence, and its four-person data team is using machine learning and other techniques to develop new products and insights for grantseekers and funders.

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The Status of ANZ Fundraising – 2022 Benchmark Report​

By Board & Governance, Business, Financial Management, Revenue - Fundraising, Revenue - Other

The very first Status of ANZ Fundraising Report featuring the views and insight of charity professionals working in organisations across Australia and New Zealand. ​

The report creates a comprehensive view of fundraising in 2022 and provides a unique opportunity for charities looking to benchmark their performance.

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What Australia’s rising millennial population means for the future of philanthropy

By Business, People & Culture, Revenue - Fundraising, Revenue - Other

The latest census data reveals that Australia’s millennial population now sits on par with baby boomers. This is a generation that cares deeply about social issues but seeks to take tangible action. Many will use the money they earn and the money they inherit to influence change on issues they care about most.

Brayden Howie, CEO of Action on Poverty, says this echoes a growing generational shift underway within the philanthropic sector that marks the beginning of a new era of giving.

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ACNC annual report shows volatile year for charities​

By Board & Governance, Business, Operations, People & Culture, Revenue - Fundraising, Revenue - Other

The ACNC has tabled its annual report in Parliament, giving a glimpse into the year that was for the charity regulator.​

The report highlights that charities have faced a volatile year, but that charities were resilient even as demand increased.​

The report also highlights the ACNC’s actions over the past year, including enhancements to the Charity Register.​

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Red Tape Cuts For Australian Charities Highlighted In Acnc Annual Report​

By Board & Governance, Business, Operations, People & Culture, Revenue - Fundraising, Revenue - Other

Significant red tape cuts for thousands of Australian charities are highlighted in the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) annual report.

Acting Commissioner Deborah Jenkins said the report sets out a range of achievements in 2021-22. “We worked closely with the Australian Government to implement changes to charity size thresholds, meaning red tape cuts for around 5,000 Australian charities. With their size shifting downward, they have fewer ACNC reporting obligations, starting from the 2022 Annual Information Statement reporting period,” Ms Jenkins said.

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The Census numbers that matter

By Business, People & Culture, Revenue - Fundraising, Revenue - Other

‘Census 2021: Numbers that matter’ examines the data that matters most to the not-for-profit sector and combines it with original insights from Perpetual and social sector leaders – covering First Nations, ageing, women and girls, population and prosperity, disability and wellbeing, volunteering and mental health.

This useful resource has been created to help not-for-profits and philanthropists make data-driven decisions when allocating funds and resources, designing future programs and talking to government.

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Learn from other CEOs about corporate partnerships

By Board & Governance, Business, Programs & Services, Revenue - Other

Any strategy that helps non-profits flourish comes with its risks and opportunities.  A corporate partnership is not like a donation and can lead to over-servicing, damaged reputation and domination, if not managed well.    

The opportunities, however, are endless when entered into with eyes wide open – including untied funding, valuable expertise and mass market exposure.   

At the upcoming two-day Corporate Partnerships Summit, learn from those that have been there, done that.  It includes a stand-alone live panel discussion with CEO’s who have experienced success. plus learned the lessons along the way: PetRescue, School Fun Run, Life Flight, Bully Zero, ACRE, facilitated by our own Carmel Molloy.   

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