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Adobe Document Cloud integrates free e-signing

Adobe has introduced Adobe Document Cloud following up Creative Cloud and Marketing Cloud with a service integrating free e-signing as part of its solution.

Not-for-profit supporting businesswomen receives City of Sydney support

Non-profit organisation Springboard Enterprises (SB) Australia, formed to encourage female entrepreneurs, has received a backing of $30,000 from the City of Sydney to help fund a new program.

Social Media: 6 effective tips for non-profits

An effective social media campaign may take time to create, strategic planning to execute and more money to maximize visibility, but these strategies will get wheels turning...

CEOs and top chefs to cook for the disadvantaged

CEOs will join some of the best chefs to cook for homeless and disadvantaged Sydneysiders at the 2015 CEO CookOff, an initiative by perishable food rescue organisation OzHarvest.

Grants program calling for not-for-profits to apply

Australian Ethical, an Australian superannuation and investment company, is calling for applicants to its 2014 Community Grants program.

Not-for-profit launches workplace safety initiative

Not-for-profit organisation the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has today launched the Workplace Safety Alliance, a new initiative designed to highlight the importance of safety in the workplace.

Ten not-for-profits chosen as Google Impact Challenge finalists

Google has announced the finalists of this year's Google Impact Challenge Australia, a competition that sees not-for-profits competing for a $500,000 grant.

Report paints clear picture of charity sector

The Curtin Charities 2013 Report marks the first single-sourced, evidence-based analysis of Australian charities, providing a greater understanding of the sector.

ACCAN releases digital business kit

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has released a free Digital Ready Digital Business Kit with the aim of helping small business and not-for-profit organisations better cope in the digital economy.

More not-for-profits look to commercialisation

A new study has revealed more not-for-profit groups are embracing commercial business structures due to growing costs and rising demand.

Social enterprise making a splash

Go back not all that long ago, and the concept of paying $3+ for a small plastic bottle of water would have prompted gasps at the sheer audacity of such a ‘product’.

New underwear line to support cruelty-free food

A cheeky new underwear range is asking if Aussies are willing to give ‘Peas a chance’ – so is to say, to consider swapping meat for a vegie substitute.

Not-for-profits to be hit by new accounting standards

A change in accounting standards means not-for-profit bodies like schools, churches and charities may unwittingly be in breach of the Corporations Act.  The new standard...

New start-up initiative sends entrepreneurs to school

Small Business Minister Bruce Billson hopes the latest initiative in the start up sector will usher in an entrepreneurship “renaissance” and encourage more Australians to go into business for themselves.

A call for CEOs to “sleepout” and help the homeless

The Vinnies CEO Sleepout, a charity event raising money to help tackle homelessness, is being held later this month and registrations are open now. The...

Aussie crowdfunding campaign sets record with viral video

If there was any doubt that crowdfunding campaigns can be equally as successful for social entrepreneurs as commercial businesses, a new Australian record proves the naysayers wrong.

Postgrads to help social enterprises become “investor ready”

Under a new program from Sydney’s UTS Business School, top postgraduate students will help social enterprises develop new business models and become more “investor ready”.

Entrepreneur leaving the corporate life for good

After spending 15 years working for the big names in the telecommunications industry, a trip to Africa was the push Renee Bowker needed to follow her social entrepreneurial dreams.

Charity hoping to inspire Aussies to greater productivity

Monday-itis, 3.30-itis – we all go through slumps through the course of the average workday or workweek, but a new app is hoping to inspire Aussies by making them think about charity.

Business urged to increase green space by 20%

A new national initiative called 202020 Vision has officially been launched with the goal of increasing green space in urban areas by 20%, by the year 2020.