The Australian Scholarships Foundation is offering two scholarship programs for the McKinsey Academy’s Young Leaders Forum and Executive Leadership Program. The Young Leaders Forum gives participants the necessary skills, thinking and insights to become a better leader in a world of rapid disruptive change, by maintaining a radical focus on what is within their control. The Executive Leadership Program is…

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While donations have been an essential part of relief efforts for the Australian bushfires, many of us also want to physically help. The ABC has recommended some key strategies for how to get started: Choose an area: Animals, People or Environment? Choose the right charity… some viable options include: NSW Rural Fire Service Victorian Country Fire Authority South Australian Country…

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As the federal and state governments take action to tackle the Australian bushfire crisis, the nation’s charities are doing their bit to help. The bushfires, while devastating, have showcased Australians’ generous spirit with millions of dollars being donated. ProBono has provided an overview of what some of Australia’s charities are doing to help:   Australian Red Cross The Red Cross…

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The CMHA is holding its third National NDIS and Mental Health Conference in Adelaide in 2020. The theme for the conference is ‘A national conversation about what comes next’ following the near completion of the NDIS rollout. Conference topics include innovation, interface, human rights and social equity and lived experience workforce and leadership. The host for the conference is The…

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned of scams amid the recent fundraising appeals for the Australian bushfires. According to the ACCC, people should protect themselves using the following information: Scammers are pretending to be legitimate well-known charities, creating their own charity names, and impersonating people negatively impacted by the bushfires. Scammers are cold-calling, direct messaging and creating…

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Google Ad Grants

Google Ads are offering $10,000 USD of in-kind advertising every month to successful applicants with a valid charity status. For more information regarding this opportunity, including the application criteria and process, click here.

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Social change maker Dignity has won the highly prized 2019 Australian Business of the Year accolade at the National Telstra Business Awards. They were also awarded national winner in the Social Change category. It is the first time since the awards started 27 years ago that a charity has won. The charity has empowered more than 50,000 vulnerable people experiencing…

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2020 Pro Bono Salary Survey

The Pro Bono Salary Survey is a remuneration report for the not for profit sector. The report is built from responses from employees of not for profit organisations and aims to assist organisations create meaningful remuneration benchmarks. Information from the report can be used to guide boards, management and individuals in regards to their pay. If you are an employee…

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The Optus 2020 Future Makers Program is a capacity building program designed to empower organisations who leverage technology to address social challenges for disadvantaged and vulnerable people. The six month program includes eight days of in-person workshops. Participants will be coached by Optus business leaders and will have the opportunity to network with each other. The program is open to…

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Speakers have been announced for the Communities in Control Conference 2020. Speakers include: Georgina Dent – Journalist, editor, and passionate advocate for gender equality and mental health Professor Hilary Bambrick – Head of School at the School of Public Health and Social Work, QUT Tom Nash – DJ, Quadruple amputee, speaker Professor Kristy Muir (PhD) – Leader, researcher, educator or…

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