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The one powerful gift that keeps on giving
3 December 2019

The one powerful gift that keeps on giving

As we head towards the end of another year it’s easy to get caught up in the silly season and the focus on consumption and material giving. We’re surrounde... read more

Rethinking Theory of Change
1 November 2019

Rethinking Theory of Change

A theory of change is your hypothesis of how your activity will lead to the intended impact that you are seeking to achieve. But have you ever been frustra... read more

When listening to stakeholders does your head in
25 October 2019

When listening to stakeholders does your head in

A "materiality approach” can address competing stakeholder expectations by assessing what’s most important for your organisation, writes Amanda Nuttall.... read more

"How evaluation can kill people" Why we can’t keep evaluating to justify
1 December 2018

"How evaluation can kill people" Why we can’t keep evaluating to justify

Suicide, family violence, homelessness, inter-generational poverty: they are all huge social battles that place grantmakers on the frontline of life-and-de... read more

ASX 20 Disclosures on the Sustainable Development Goals
8 December 2017

ASX 20 Disclosures on the Sustainable Development Goals

On 25 September 2015, the 193 United Nations Members adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). D... read more

Five Essential Foundations of a Theory of Change
4 October 2017

Five Essential Foundations of a Theory of Change

Five building blocks to get the right foundations in place for your Theory of Change. If you don’t have the right foundations in place then your building w... read more

Think Merger
9 August 2017

Think Merger

The key driver of any strategic discussion about mergers in the not-for-profit sector should be whether it improves the outcomes and impact for the clients... read more

A new understanding of prosperity
8 April 2017

A new understanding of prosperity

An advisor to US president Donald Trump declared earlier in the year that “The environmental movement is, in my view, the greatest threat to freedom and pr... read more