Centre for Social Impact

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The Centre for Social Impact is a collaboration of three universities: UNSW Australia, Swinburne University of Technology, The University of Western Australia with a mission to improve the delivery of beneficial social impact in Australia through research, teaching, measurement and the promotion of public debate.

Link to organisation: http://www.csi.edu.au/

Source Acronym: CSI

Owning Institution: University of New South Wales, Swinburne University of Technology, University of Western Australia

Source Type: Education

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13 December 2016

This report provides the most comprehensive record to date of charities registered with Australia’s charities regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), in 2015....

1 December 2016

Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social indicators across a range of domains. It also uses statistical analysis to investigate associations between outcomes and...

24 August 2016

This report defines ‘financial resilience’ and reveals that two million Australians are experiencing a high level of financial stress or vulnerability.

5 July 2016

This report focuses on the practice, prevalence and funding of outcomes measurement the community sector in Western Australia and discusses the implications of the Western Australia Government...

30 April 2016

The opportunity exists to consider more transformative policy choices and reform directions that will yield the substantial productivity improvements Australia needs to be able to provide a...

11 April 2016

Illustrates the complexity around how Indigenous young people are positioned in the mainstream economy when compared to non-Indigenous young people.

4 April 2016

The findings of this report suggest that social entrepreneurs and managers devise a series of formal and informal strategies to obtain and sustain finance and support from various sources. 

15 February 2016

Digital disadvantage coincides with other forms of social and economic disadvantage, so those that can potentially benefit most from being connected are at greater risk of being left behind.

4 December 2015

In this first comprehensive report to include the financial information of Australian charities, this resource uses 2014 reporting data provided to the ACNC by over 37,000 charities.

1 October 2015

This report extends previous Bankwest Foundation research and investigates the experiences of on-the-ground community organisations, government and philanthropic funders of community service...

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28 April 2016

Examines the cost of youth homelessness in Australia and outlines the economic and social benefits that could be gained by adopting tailored early intervention strategies and policies.

28 April 2016

This article argues that the Australian government needs to adopt a more sophisticated approach to addressing social problems such as homelessness, by investing in early intervention programs and...

17 January 2016

Social procurement represents one approach to maximising public spending and social value through the purchase of goods and services.

6 August 2015

Despite increasing interest in social enterprise, there is limited understanding about the factors that support the capacity for social enterprise to deliver social objectives. This report reviews...

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