Melbourne based charity, One Girl is launching the annual Do It In A Dress campaign. The money raised will go towards sending girls in Uganda and Sierra Leone to school. The campaign encourages participants to put on a school dress and undergo a challenge of their choice to raise money.
Australian Council for the Arts have announced funding to support 221 projects. The projects will be delivered by 147 individual artists, 25 groups and 49 small-to-medium art organisations. This latest round of grants has seen more applicants using emerging technologies, such as computer programming.
Inspired by a Rudyard Kipling poem, Dan Geaves shares his expertise on what is required to take your direct marketing to the next level without losing touch with the basics. Read more
The Honda Foundation Australia reached $10 million worth of donations earlier this year, to celebrate the Foundation has been custom wrapping Honda vehicles and donating them to charities around the country. For every new Honda vehicle sold in Australia the foundation donates $15.
Queensland outdoor media provider goa is once again welcoming applications from community organisations looking to share their message with South East Queensland via their digital billboards. The program gives $1 million worth of free advertising to a number of organisations that provide positive changes for the community.
Amidst message saturation, digital disruption, generational change and increasingly complex lives, Eliane Miles says communicating and connecting with donors requires more sophisticated strategies. Read more
Applications are now open for the St. George Foundation’s next round of grants. The foundation is offering grants valued up to $50,000 for any charity that is helping to make a better future for children in Australia. Read more
Project AWARE has developed a smartphone app that will enable scuba divers around the world to record levels of marine debris that is causing increasing problems for wildlife and ocean habitats.
In F&P’s monthly charity events rundown, find out what organisations in the fundraising sector have been doing over the past few months. Read more
In a rapidly changing world, we shouldn’t focus on getting our people to ‘innovate more’. Instead we need to get them to stop just doing ‘business as usual’. It sounds like a minor shift in emphasis, however the implications for organisational change are huge says Gavin Coopey, who is presenting at the upcoming F&P Fundraising Forum. Read more
Small grants up to $5000 have been made available to enable local non-profit groups to strengthen their communities through the Small Grants for Rural Communities program thanks to the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR). Read more
No matter whether your organisation is a nonprofit or not, everyone needs to beware the narcissist in the workplace. Here Petris Lapis outlines what to watch out for when employing or working with these charismatic people. Read more