Australia’s social entrepreneurs have battled a fragmented ecosystem that’s 10 years behind the UK to find the support and resources to start and grow a successful social enterprise – until now. To supercharge our social entrepreneurs’ impact, Jay Boolkin and Anne Lennon have launched Social Change Central,
Leep's CEO Cecily Michaels visited the UK in late 2016 to speak about Leep at the 'Digital Evolution: Social Revolution Conference'. This was such a fabulous opportunity for Cecily to meet with some of the most brilliant digital inclusion initiatives in the UK. For Cecily there is stark contrast between the well meaning
Would you love to share your digital skills and knowledge to assist people become more confident with their devices and increase community connections? Digital Mentor volunteers share their digital skills and knowledge with community members in a volunteer capacity within the Leep in Lab Project.
The Conversation has published a series of articles on Australian charities, including:
- Infographic: a snapshot of charities and giving in Australia
- There’s cause for celebration and concern in how Australians are giving to charity
- Explainer: why are donations to some charities tax-deductible?
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has set out its areas of focus for charity compliance in 2017. In addition to fraud and terrorism, the ACNC will focus on financial mismanagement, harm to beneficiaries, and the political activities of Australia’s charities.
Applications are now open for Fairfield City Council’s Social Change through Creativity Grant Program. The program encourages and supports creative-based projects that include and address issues of importance in the community. The awarded projects must meet all of the grant selection criteria and at least one grant priority area.
ClubGRANTS allow community groups to apply for project funding that supports local needs through the following: community welfare and social services; community development; community health services; and employment assistance activities, including social enterprise. Through the ClubGRANTS program, large community clubs are required to contribute
Applications are now open for the Hawesbury ClubGRANTS program. This community development funding program is sponsored by local registered clubs and coordinated by Hawkesbury City Council. The scheme offers funding for projects and organisations in the areas of community welfare and social services, community development,
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and International Family Equality Day (IFED) are encouraging people to hold events between 7 May and 17 May to celebrate diversity and raise the visibility of rainbow families. ACON is offering small grants to 10 groups and organisations in NSW for events