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The term “disability inclusion” is everywhere but what does it really mean? This new Disability Inclusion webinar by Leila Wright for Leep provides a good start on how you can confidently include people with disability in your volunteer work, community, and life.

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Latest e-Newsletter from the NSW Council of Social Service, powered by Leep communityNet: essential news, resources and events for the community sector in NSW.

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From 1 October 2018, NSW associations also registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) will no longer need to lodge its annual summary of financial affairs with NSW Fair Trading or pay the annual lodgement fee.

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In this article for Better Boards, Domini Stuart writes on how to leverage your financial metrics and reports for maximum impact. It’s easy to count how much money you’ve made. It’s not so easy to demonstrate that you really are helping children to reach their full potential, or how effectively you’ve raised awareness of a rare disease.

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Philanthropy Australia has partnered with Foundation Center to help make members’ grantmaking activities smarter and more strategic by boosting the availability of rich grants data - for and about funders in Australia. This data is delivered through a new tool called Foundation Maps: Australia - an interactive and searchable mapping platform.

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Telco Together Foundation's Text Giving allows people to easily donate $5 to a registered charity by texting a keyword to a phone number. The donation is added to the person's next phone bill, so they don’t need to use their credit card. To join the Text Giving platform, an organisation must:

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Australian policymakers know well the cost of dealing with social crises is far greater than prevention, but structural factors make it difficult to intervene effectively. Peter Willis and Matt Tyler are graduates of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. They have worked for governments in the United States and Australia to improve social services.

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This Productivity Commission research paper's purpose is to contribute to an informed discussion in Australia by bringing together and taking stock of the latest and most complete evidence measuring the prevalence of, and trends in, inequality, economic mobility and disadvantage across Australian society.

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This guide, released by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, offers practical suggestions for community service organisations interested in tendering for government services. Many of the insights and suggestions presented here were shared by practitioners of small and medium-size community organisations that offer support services