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Accountability in public philanthropic foundations

Performance measurement, evaluation and accountability in public philanthropic foundations

Thank you to SAGE Perspectives for this great blog on Kylie Kingston and Dr Alexandra Williams new research paper ‘Performance measurement, evaluation and accountability in public philanthropic foundations.’ This blog offers a great overview of public foundation leader’s perspectives on evaluation that is explored in this research article. For this study 28 managers and leaders of…

Putting members in the centre

Putting Members in the Centre: Examining credit union accountability as member-based social enterprises

Are you interested in accountability? This great research article by Antonius Sumarwan, Aspro Belinda Luke and Dr Craig Furneaux explores how accountability to members is practised within credit unions. As well as highlighting the interrelated nature of credit union’s accountability mechanisms to members, this study also provides insights into how third sector organisations more broadly might…

Tea and Buns with Dr Ruth Knight

NOVEMBER Tea & Buns | Recording now available

Why more women are turning to social entrepreneurship, and what it takes to thrive Dr Ruth Knight chatted with Julia Keady from The Xfactor Collective about the attributes of female social entrepreneurs, the importance of reflection, self-care and planning.  Julia shared some of her insights about how women becoming empowered and equipped to lead effective social…

Outstanding Education Intrapreneur – Congrats Dr Ruth Knight!

Congratulations to our very own Dr Ruth Knight, education winner at this year’s Global Intrapreneurs Summit! The Global Intrapreneurs Summit and Awards Ceremony, presented by the Global Intrapreneurs Institute, celebrates intrapreneurs globally – problem-solvers and transformative change agents who think and act like entrepreneurs while working inside their organisation or business. Ruth, one of four global winners in…

QUTeX Half Day Course | Tips for Grant Success, 12 Nov

Prepare your grant-seeking organisation for success with the latest industry knowledge. Find out more and register A comprehensive introduction or refresher course in seeking philanthropic grants, covering organisational readiness, strategy, relationships, writing tips and world-class execution. Plus the latest intelligence from grant-making bodies and practical steps from Australia’s leading practitioners on philanthropic grant strategy and execution.…

Free Nonprofit Careers Masterclass, 19 Oct

Unique online Masterclass on forging a meaningful and fulfilling career in the for-purpose sector – from those in the know! Looking to make a difference? Now’s your chance.   Watch the Recording of the Masterclass here If you are seeking to enter or progress in the philanthropy, nonprofit and social enterprise sector, this Masterclass is for…

Reducing period poverty in Australia

Share the Dignity is a women’s charity in Australia that works to make a real, on-the-ground difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness, fleeing domestic violence, or doing it tough. The organisation distributes period products to women and girls who need support. ACPNS researcher, Dr Ruth Knight has prepared a report about the issue in partnership with…