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The Celebrity Apprentice raises money for Australian Charities

Posted on 17/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
Last night the winner of Celebrity Apprentice Australia was announced, wrapping up this year's season of the hit reality TV show that raises money for charity organisations around the country.Ian... Read More

New Project Australia initiative makes starting good stuff easier

Posted on 16/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
Are you looking at starting your own charity organisation or innovative social enterprise? Creating both a successful and social establishment can come with its fair set of challenges so Project... Read More

#npau tweetchat: Join a free Facebook webinar

Posted on 15/05/12 by Ben Teoh
 Each fortnight, the #npau community get together on Twitter to talk about technology for not-for-profits. This week's tweetchat is going to be a little different as we 'piggyback' on a free... Read More

New FAQ section on ACNC website

Posted on 15/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
With the formation of a new governmental organisation for non-profit and charity organisations currently underway, many people across the sector may have burgeoning questions and queries about what... Read More

The key ingredients for not-for-profits to drive change

Posted on 14/05/12 by Ben Teoh
The End of Polio CampaignMichael was involved in the End of Polio Campaign which raised $100 million from the Australian government for polio eradication efforts. Michael's recent keynote at... Read More

Mother's Day Classic celebrates 15th anniversary in record-breaking style

Posted on 14/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
The nation showed its support for breast cancer research over the weekend, with a record number of participants taking part in the 15th annual Mother's Day Classic.An impressive 125,000 people... Read More

Flip HD video cameras, don't miss out!

Posted on 10/05/12 by Ben Teoh
Yesterday we launced the Flip HD video camera donation program through DonorTec with huge success. In fact, so many of you visited the website, the server was struggling to keep up! Thanks to CISCO'... Read More

Victorian charities receive $2m in waste removal funding

Posted on 09/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
New funding from the Victorian government has been announced to support Australian charities with the costs associated with waste removal.Some $2 million has been allocated by the Victorian... Read More

CU12 Conference: Highlights and Challenges

Posted on 08/05/12 by shai
If you can listen to the Connecting Up team members right now, you would hear us breathing a huge collective sigh of relief and contentment. With the exciting conclusion of another conference, we are... Read More

Connecting Up appoints former Centrelink Chief Executive as Board Chair

Posted on 07/05/12 by dj
Ms Vardon replaces Mr Bruce Linn, who has resigned from the Connecting Up Board to pursue other interests after 5 years in the Chair. Connecting Up is best known for its Donortec technology product... Read More

Connecting Up 2012: Quick grabs, news articles and Storify

Posted on 04/05/12 by Ben Teoh
Connecting Up 2012 was made up of 3 International keynotes, over 30 speakers, more than 300 delegates and a lot of great food across three days. This year saw more tweets on our conference hashtag (#... Read More

Many nonprofits do not have cloud aspirations

Posted on 03/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
A recent survey has shown that many charity organisations around the globe do not have any plans to follow up on cloud solutions.According to Rebecca Masisak of TechSoup Global, 41 per cent of the 13... Read More

Managing online media for nonprofit marketing

Posted on 02/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
Many Australian charities and community groups say that they are unable to make a lasting impact through online media because they feel they lack the necessary training and equipment.According to an... Read More

Charity organisations to recognise the power of networking

Posted on 01/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
Networking is a valuable activity for Australian charities and nonprofit organisations - allowing groups the opportunity to forge new relationships.Keeping in contact with professional connections... Read More

Breakthrough messaging needs to be tailored to audience needs

Posted on 01/05/12 by Connecting Up N...
The benefits put forward by a nonprofit organisation or community group can quite often be different to the aims and goals present in the minds of its stakeholders.While there is strong pressure in... Read More

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