Not for profit sector

Report

4 Dec 2018
15

The major conclusion that has come out of the various debates surrounding energy policy is that there is a serious electricity and power affordability problem across the National Electricity Market (NEM). Price increases over the last decade are significantly affecting Australian businesses and consumers.

Report

20 Nov 2018
30

This study demonstrates the value added by smaller community service organisations in Australia, in the context of changes in the commissioning of government-funded services. Case studies were conducted in four states, with four non-profit providers of support to young people in their transition to work....

Guide

Making money work harder
19 Nov 2018
33

This practice guide shares the funding tools that Nesta has used to support innovation, and offers practical advice on how to make money work harder using a range of financial approaches.

Presentation

8 Nov 2018
0

Presentation from Society 4.0 Forum, held in Melbourne in November 2018, which scrutinised some of the key issues that relate to the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0.

How can we design ethical data governance, information systems and analytics that involve citizen and service...

Report

7 Nov 2018
44

This report provides a set of indicators related to non-profit organisations (NPOs) at high risk of misuse for terrorism financing in South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. These indicators should help reporting institutions, as well as national authorities and NPOs, to better identify and mitigate...

Report

9 Oct 2018
36

This report offers the most comprehensive look so far at the state of nonprofit news. It is intended to be a replicable baseline study that can provide the sector with consistent, regular data. The aim is to help nonprofit news leaders benchmark their performance, surface...

Report

Information, insight and observation for the benefit of donors and fundraisers
26 Sep 2018
294

The concept of a charitable organisation may need to be reimagined, as governments look to pay for success, donors move away from hand-outs and charity leaders have begun to reposition their organisations as sustainable social enterprises, according to this report.

Report

22 Aug 2018
259

Australia needs a vibrant and innovative charities and not-for-profits sector. The review panel was conscious of the need to find a balance between supporting the sector, reducing red tape, enhancing accountability and addressing misconduct.

Report

16 May 2018
196

This report presents analysis of the ways Australia’s charities were growing and changing between 2014 and 2016. It uses the Annual Information Statements (AISs) provided by charities to the ACNC for the 2014 and 2016 reporting periods, thus providing an analysis of charities over three years.

Report

15 May 2018
209

There is optimism about the future of philanthropy in Australia and a genuine desire to continue to develop best practice approaches to social impact by both grant makers and grant seekers. All those interviewed for this report were united in their commitment to address serious...

Article

28 Mar 2018
101

This resource presents a how-to guide for non-profit organisations seeking to explore whether a merger is right for them, and if so, how to go about it - using insights and lessons learned from a recent large-scale merger in the disability sector.

Guide

21 Mar 2018
478

This guide provides links to selected sources of financial assistance to community groups. Links are sorted according to Federal, State and Territory Government and non-government sources. This guide does not include links to scholarships, fellowships or research grants.

Report

6 Mar 2018
147

This report examines the ACNC’s compliance and enforcement activities between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017. This report uses aggregated data and de-identified information to give readers an insight into the compliance work of the ACNC, and outlines their compliance focus for the year ahead.

Report

Making the case for philanthropic support for advocacy
14 Feb 2018
545

Civil society, including charities, not-for-profits and philanthropy, is a key part of our democracy. Charities are constantly advocating for a better Australia, but they can’t do this alone.

Commentary

13 Feb 2018
18

Copyright safe harbours can be a useful policy tool. They help ensure that exposure to copyright liability doesn’t inhibit socially or economically useful activity, such as developing internet infrastructure.

Survey

6 Feb 2018
215

This survey of 385 not for profit organisations identified a significant under-investment in IT, with many organisations using systems that aren’t working well enough to provide efficient services.

Report

12 Dec 2017
608

This research found civil society organisations are feeling pressured to take a more cautious approach to advocacy, in order to sustain and protect their other functions and services.

Report

6 Dec 2017
477

This report builds on the research of previous years and represents the most comprehensive record to date of the Australian charity sector.

Report

1 Dec 2017
343

This report argues that there is need for reforms to ensure that the current definition of charities, which recognises advocacy as a part of an organisation’s charitable purpose, be protected and advanced.

Report

22 Nov 2017
9

This regional risk assessment was coordinated by AUSTRAC, Bank Negara Malaysia and Indonesia’s financial intelligence unit Pusat Pelaporan dan Analisis Transaksi Keuangan (PPATK). It examines terrorism financing (TF) risks facing non-profit organisations (NPOs) in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asian countries.

This assessment aims...

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