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The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) has launched a new project aimed at improving social impact on a national scale. Amplify Social Impact™ (Amplify) will provide a range of solutions to help the social sector measure, understand, and achieve social change.

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The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) is seeking feedback on the review of the 'Good governance principles and guidance for not-for-profit organisations' (Principles), originally released in 2013. The AICD has released a consultation paper which provides background to the Principles, outlines a proposed approach for their revision

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Many community organisations require a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalise working together or other joint objectives. This new base template by Justice Connect's Not-for-profit Law provides an example of the way an MOU can be set out and the types of details it may include.

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Eleven leading national peak bodies working in the charity sector - across the arts, emergency relief, fundraising, community organisations, volunteering, philanthropy and governance – have launched a policy to significantly improve how charities handle complaints.

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The Australian-American Fulbright Commission, Perpetual Limited and ASF are offering the 2019 Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership for a seventh year running. The Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an emerging leader in the charitable not-for-profit sector

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The Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership's impact investing and partnerships working group held roundtable talks with a range of participants including experts on social enterprises and social impact investing and the CEOs of selected social enterprises to discuss strategies and mechanisms,

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The new certification offer from Social Traders is designed to provide social enterprises with brand credibility and enhance their prospects of winning commercial procurement contracts with business and Government buyers, ultimately helping them pursue their social causes. Certified social enterprises will carry an identifiable logo-mark

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Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends 2018 report has found that Australian businesses are recognising the intensifying call to action to serve a social purpose, with 84% of Australian survey respondents citing corporate citizenship as important or very important. Yet despite this, as well as the high expectations from millennials around social responsibility

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Stagnant incomes, widening gaps in opportunity based on where people live and go to school and anxiety about the impact of rapidly emerging technologies are contributing to concern about inequality, according to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)’s report on inequality.