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.
Online directory Social Change Central launches to connect social enterprise startups to opportunities
Social Change Central is a portal looking to connect social enterprise entrepreneurs to all the different types of resources and support they may need to help grow their venture.
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.
Good Mob wants to help groups of people establish and maintain a giving group, through which they can regularly donate to causes they’re passionate about.
Silent auction company Givergy evolved out of a live golf scoring system to help charities fundraise at events
Givergy helps charities conduct their fundraising efforts online and at in-person events, whether it be through silent or live auctions, pledging, or raffles.
Who Gives A Crap’s business model helps fund sustainable sanitation solutions in developing countries
Who Gives A Crap is an organisation that saw what amazing opportunities there were to engage with people in a conversation around sanitation and water issues in a way that’s a little less icky. Cofounder Simon Griffiths started the organisation to sell environmentally friendly toilet paper, using half the profits to help build toilets in the developing world.