A social enterprise startup that’s helping keep the homeless warm and fed during lockdowns needs more support to deal with growing demand. Sydney-based Gali Blacher and Maddy Jones co-founded the social enterprise The Good Box as a simple way to assist people on the streets. Working together in Sydney’s CBD, they saw the awkward interactions… Read more »
The dreaded ‘no show’ or last-minute cancellation is the bane of every event organiser, but a new app, Symlee, is hoping to change all that and help a range of charities in the process. Founder and CEO Skye Butler developed Smylee as an event organisation app, and was also conscious that human connection in the… Read more »
The Envato Foundation has ramped up its charity work adding two new organisations to its ongoing support program. The Foundation is the charitable arm of creative marketplace Envato, which donates 1% of the company’s annual pre-tax profits to fund its work. Its new partners have a children’s education focus: online tutoring and education services support… Read more »
As the number of coronavirus in India surpassed 20 million this week, resulting in more than 220,000 deaths, a group of leading Australian tech and investment companies, led by Canva, have stepped in to launch a fundraising campaign to get much-needed medical supplies to the nation. Canva, in collaboration with SafetyCulture, Airtasker, Blackbird Ventures and… Read more »
Australians are officially the richest people on earth. I recently read that some time last year we leap-frogged the Swiss who have had the strangle-hold on the top spot for many, many years. We’ve had 26 years of economic growth – again, the only country to do so – and we’re now the number one… Read more »
The Impact Suite hones in on the notion that donors want to give to organisations that deliver – or aim to deliver – on their charitable purpose.
Melbourne startup Socialsuite helps organisations measure their social impact and secure further funding
Melbourne’s Socialsuite has developed a platform that works to help social organisations gather data around their work and in turn analyse it to measure impact.
NAB Foundation has announced that it has opened applications for its second round of its 2017 grants, focusing on regional sustainability.
Helping connect women across the globe to charities working to put a stop to gender equalities is Sydney-based social enterprise Secret Sisterhood.
Feedmee is a social enterprise restaurant discovery and booking platform which donates a portion of each booking referral fee to charity.
Daybreak looks to help people change their relationship with alcohol by providing an online platform that enables users to access a support network.
Helping connect Australians to charities is startup Vollie, which offers an online platform where users can discover and complete volunteer work.
Ten Australian social enterprises have been named finalists in the local Google Impact Challenge, showcasing innovations ranging from a series of community-driven apps to save Indigenous languages to a platform connecting people with pro bono legal services, and an autonomous robot protecting coral reef ecosystems.
Profit-for-purpose startup Folo creates browser extension helping online shoppers easily donate to charity
The Pure Foundation has recently launched a new profit-for-purpose startup called Folo to generate free donations to charity when users shop online. The platform will be donating 100 percent of its own profits to a range of non-for-profit (NFP) local and global organisations.
Ethical Switch helps consumers learn what companies stand for and make informed decisions on their buying
Ethical Switch is looking to help consumers learn more about the companies they are giving thousands of dollars to each year, from power companies to their super funds.