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WEBINAR RECORDING: What can Australian charities learn from Canadian audits of charities involved in advocacy?

Thank you to everyone who attended this week’s webinar, What can Australian charities learn from Canadian audits of charities involved in advocacy? ACCESS THE RECORDING The webinar generated a lot of interest and conversation around the topic of auditing charities involved in advocacy – with many lessons to be learned from what’s happened in Canada thus…

DYO – Using empathy to engage with donors and improve your fundraising

Fundraising research continues to be helpful to fundraisers, but it can also be overwhelming in that it demonstrates the complex nature of giving and donor engagement. For example, studies show that past donation behaviour drives both donation decisions and generosity. Socio-demographic variables such as income, age and gender influence giving. Emotionally laden story telling can be…

FREE WEBINAR: What can Australian charities learn from Canadian audits of charities involved in advocacy?

What can Australian charities learn from Canadian audits of charities involved in advocacy? REGISTER In its 2012 budget, Canada’s Conservative (Harper) government set aside a special allocation of $13.4 million dollars to audit “political activities” of charities. Over the next few years, the charity regulator, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), undertook audits of more than 50…