Adelaide-based social enterprise Good Thnx has launched after a successful crowdfunding campaign saw it raise over $11,000 for its users to give to charity, and added 20 charities to its platform.
One of the most difficult parts of dealing with the aftermath of a natural disaster is finding and providing durable shelter for large numbers of people who have lost their homes. A Melbourne entrepreneur has come up with a possible solution.
Two Sydney brothers Alex and Rich Brophy decided it was time to put a charitable spin on the good old fashioned workplace Secret Santa.
Google Australia has announced that they have shortlisted the 10 ideas for a better world to ten finalists. The winning ideas thus far range from tackling environmental crises, to making education more accessible, to helping Australians better manage their own health and assisting people in need.
A BlueChilli startup StarPower – founded by Sydney-based Matt Heisie, Canada-based Terri Hitchcock and Hollywood-based Monica Matulich – decided to take things one step further, creating a social media platform that allows celebs to have meaningful conversations with their fans based on how interactive their fans are. With an interesting monetisation model and social charity engagement, the startup is set out to further disrupt how celebrities communicate with their fan base.
If you have a presence on, well, any social media channel, you probably would have seen at least one person you know in the last couple of weeks participating in the ‘ice-bucket’ challenge aimed at raising awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
The GO Tribe – a charity with a twist – is set to change the way Australians learn and give through its newly launched crowd-funded mobile app. The organisation was launched in January, providing people the opportunity to learn about 12 different issues and support the efforts of 12 organisations across the year.
Eight months in the making, a new community fundraising platform is inching closer to its launch date. Best described as ‘a kind of Kickstarter with a philanthropic twist’, GiveShop is set to enliven the non-for-profit sector of Australia by leveraging the second-hand exchange market.
Under the 2013 eftpos Giveback campaign this Christmas, electronic funds transfer system company, eftpos Australia wants to donate $2 million dollars to charitable causes – double the amount they donated last year