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Pro Bono Australia’s ninth annual remuneration survey is aimed at providing a comprehensive remuneration report for the not-for-profit sector. Strong participation from across the sector is required to benchmark and analyse trends in salaries, from year to year, in a meaningful way. Participants who complete the survey and provide their email will be entitled to a 50% discount on the…

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The Women’s Economic Security Project Grant Round supports charities and social enterprises building financial wellbeing through innovative employment opportunities and tailored financial capability support for women across Australia. Applications are now open for a grant round totalling $2,000,000 closing 12 February 2021. For further information, including eligibility criteria, funding assessment criteria and how to apply, please click here.    

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The Governance Institute of Australia has launched their Governance and Risk Management Forum 2021 which will be held in May this year. The two day forum will drill down on the theme of Leading Strategy Driving Change and will focus on leading with intent for effective strategy and culture. For further information, including early bird pricing and cut-off, and to…

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The Pro Bono Impact 25 Awards provide a platform to celebrate those people who embody the values of the social sector as influencers, collaborators and innovators. These are people who take action in their communities and influence the lives of those around them, sometimes without recognition or thanks. Vote now for your favourite change maker from the 150 shortlisted nominees.…

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The closing date for applications for grants to employing South Australian small businesses of $10,000 and South Australian sole traders of $3000 have been extended to 28 February 2021. To qualify for the grant, the small business or sole trader must be receiving the JobKeeper Extension payment; and the sole trader must also be operating from a commercial premises. To…

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Vollie is an online marketplace that connects potential volunteers to non-profits, charities and social enterprises for skills-based online volunteering. The platform is free for not-for-profits and charities to use. For more information please click here 

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University of Melbourne’s Law School is keen to hear from directors, board members, trustees, and management committee members of charitable organisations for an anonymous survey looking at governance duties and approaches to conflicts of interest. To read more about the project, and to access the survey, click here

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NFP Leaders Virtual Summit

Third sector will be hosting the NFP Leaders Virtual Summit from the 16th – 18th February 2021. The Summit which will be live streamed will feature speakers from within the sector, covering themes of financial sustainability, innovation and leadership in a digital world. For more information and to register click here

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The iSponsor app has been created to help sporting clubs and charities within Australia raise money in a different way. The free app enables communities to contribute to their chosen club or charity by purchasing their regular goods and services from the partners and sponsors listed through the app. For more information please click here

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GivingTuesday Australia is a campaign which celebrates and enhances generosity in our communities. The campaign provides a platform for individuals to participate in and encourage the donation of time, money, goods and services to address local challenges. The Institute of Community Directors will be hosting a free webinar on 5 November 2020 to provide information and help your organisation take…

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