News & Views

Welcome to our NPA News & Views where we capture a selection of the most relevant articles, for NFP Leaders, that we have seen in recent circulation.

There is so much being published about agile and flexible goal setting as the key to success in the new remote working environment – and the ongoing conversations that need to take place, to keep our teams focussed on their priority goals. We particularly liked the article from Gallup’s which includes an ‘Out with the old & in with the new’ approach.

A Playbook for Profit-for-purpose BusinessesRevenue - Other
October 22, 2020

A Playbook for Profit-for-purpose Businesses

An introduction to impact investment, its complexities, and the funding available for Profit-for-businesses. This playbook guides individuals through what to expect and the journey that is impact investment. Read more…
Partners in recoveryRevenue Fundraising
October 15, 2020

Partners in Recovery Project

Social Ventures Australia has created a series about the future of the Australian charity sector, their supports and the current economic, health and social crises currently unfolding. This series includes…
The New Work of the BoardBoard
October 15, 2020

The New Work of the Board

A virtual lecture hosted by Shamal Dass Adjunct Associate Professor UNSW, Head of Philanthropic Services JBWere joined by Professors. Kash Rangan (HBS) and Kristy Muir (UNSW). This lecture covers how for-purpose…
Things get worse before they get betterRevenue Fundraising
September 29, 2020

Things Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

Pro Bono Australia comments on the Fundraising Futures Report commissioned by the Fundraising Institute Australia suggesting that things will get worse before they get better. This article, however,  reminds us of…
STRATEGICALLY RESPONDING TO DISRUPTION THROUGH SOCIAL ENTERPRISEFinancial Management
September 23, 2020

Strategically Responding to Disruption Through Social Enterprise

Nonprofit Quarterly reflects on the complexities of social enterprises and financial sustainability during the disruption of COVID-19. This article presents key questions and risks required for all social enterprises to…
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September 18, 2020

NPA joins Social Enterprise Council of NSW/ACT

The NonProfit Alliance (NPA) is delighted to have been accepted as a Member of the Social Enterprise Council of NSW & ACT (SECNA). SECNA is a member-led peak body that…
Gallup Performance ManagementOperations
August 31, 2020

Performance Management Must Evolve to Survive COVID-19

Reflecting on the need for leaders to revitalise their management systems, Gallup describes how current systems are too rigid for our changing times. Gallup encourages ongoing feedback, flexible metrics and…
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December 20, 2019

Thank you for a wonderful 2019

Reflections on the NPA year that was and excitement about the year that will be! To the amazing NonProfit Alliance Members, Chairs, Coaches and supporting team that bring us together…
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November 8, 2019

The time is now to invest in NFP leadership

What about us? Have you heard that PwC recently announced a global investment of $3 billion in people development? They understand that the world in which they operate is moving…
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November 5, 2019

It’s good to talk – and even better to listen

Listening to and acting on constructive feedback ensures that we continue to refine the HUB offering to deliver for our members' needs. This year we surveyed the HUB membership to…
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October 28, 2019

New coaches join the NPA Coaching Team

We are delighted to share that our NPA Coaching Team is expanding and bringing a wealth and diversity of sector knowledge and experience with it. Our Coaching Team includes NFP…
How Relentless Prioritization Can Transform the Way We WorkCareer Development
July 15, 2019

How Relentless Prioritization Can Transform the Way We Work

Arianna Huffington writes on Thrive Global how relentlessly asking ourselves what's essential can assist in overcoming feeling swamped and fatigued. Huffington also reflects how this shift in mindset can improve…