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A collective impact learning lab

Learning on the fly has been at the heart of the Burnie Works collective impact initiative. They’ve found that strategy emerges as you learn from what you do.

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Healthy country, healthy people

Recent analyses of five Indigenous Protected Areas across regional and remote Australia demonstrate the social and cultural co-benefits of Indigenous land management initiatives.

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Chuffed.org becomes a social benefit company, raises $1.1m

How and why did social enterprise crowdfunding platform, Chuffed.org create a new legal structure and what are the implications?

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Evidence informed practice needed to buck trends in education

Matthew Deeble emphasises why establishing a culture of evidence informed practice is critical in reversing the national decline in educational outcomes.

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Finding the golden thread: A new approach to articulating program logic

The Golden Thread methodology is an effective way to articulate program logic statements – the indispensable tools for describing how our activities lead to the impact we seek.

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New model for financing affordable housing

A housing finance ‘aggregator’ is one solution for attracting more private capital into the affordable housing market. How does it work?

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Do’s and don’ts of investing in Indigenous social enterprises

Insights from the two year Indigenous Social Enterprise Fund pilot provide some lessons about supporting Indigenous social enterprises to grow.

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Effective ways to support youth into employment

Use these 10 fundamental principles to design and evaluate programs to most effectively counter the persistent problem of youth unemployment.

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Why and how corporate funders should manage to outcomes

Why corporate philanthropists need to adopt an outcomes management approach, the priorities to consider and how Woodside has done it.

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One year in for SVA’s CEO

At the end of his first year as SVA’s CEO, Rob Koczkar shares what motivates him and how his corporate experience applies in the for-purpose world.

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Find your philanthropic true north

How does a philanthropic organisation gain clarity and alignment to operate most effectively and affect positive social change?

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