Charities

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Report

Taken for granted? Charities’ role in our economic recovery

In the context of the COVID-19 crisis, there has been great concern about the future of the Australian charity sector, and the people it supports. This report calls for reforms to support the charity sector as post-COVID recovery partners – following findings that charities are...
Policy report

Partners in recovery: why charities need tailored support

This report explores the different financial, legal and operational constraints that charities face, compared with commercial businesses, which make it harder for them to rebound.
Evaluation

Retrospective impact evaluation: Save the Children’s sponsorship programming in Woliso Impact Area, Ethiopia (2002-2010)

This is the final report of a retrospective impact evaluation conducted of Save the Children’s Sponsorship program in Woliso, Ethiopia (2002-2010).
Report

Will Australian charities be COVID-19 casualties or partners in recovery? A financial health check

This report forecasts that more than 200,000 jobs in the charity sector could be lost as a result of the COVID-19 crisis if financial supports, such as JobKeeper and lease and loan deferrals, come to an end in October.
Report

The giving experience – overcoming the barriers to giving among the wealthy in the UK

This report is written for fundraisers from the donor perspective. It reflects their experiences and perceptions of working with fundraising organisations, identifying the reported barriers to giving and provides insight on how to overcome those barriers by understanding what makes wealthy donors tick.
Report

Regulation of charities by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission’s (ACNC’s) regulation of charities.
Report

Giving a bit: charitable fundraising in our digital age

This report is based on a review of evidence and interviews with decision-makers and charity employees responsible for fundraising carried out in July 2019. It argues that despite probable good intentions behind major platforms moving into the fundraising space, care should be taken by platforms...
Guide

Protect your charity from fraud

This guide is aimed at board or committee members, trustees and managers of charities. It will also be of interest to employees and volunteers. It is designed to help protect your charity from fraud and other financial crime.
Journal article

The important role of charity in the welfare system for those who are food insecure

A number of changes have been made to the Australian welfare system over the past two decades that have significant ramifications for household food security. This commentary discusses the hypothesis that food charity is an inexpensive policy alternative to ensuring an adequate standard of living...
Strategy

Reducing illegal dumping on charitable recyclers: action plan 2019-2021

The NSW EPA is committed to working with charitable recyclers to help reduce the amount of illegal dumping at donation bins and shops, and has released this action plan outlining how they will reduce this type of illegal dumping.