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Growing effectiveness – one year on

This month marks a year since SVA launched the SVA Fundamentals for Impact. Over that time we have learnt a lot about how to use and adapt the framework.

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Competition: it’s all about the consumer

Robert Fitzgerald AM from the Productivity Commission talks about competition, contestability and consumer choice in the social sector. +Podcast

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PODCAST – Competition: it’s all about the consumer

Audio segments of Robert Fitzgerald AM from the Productivity Commission talking about competition, contestability and consumer choice in the social sector. +Podcast

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Not-for-profit boards: put clients first

Not-for-profit boards need to put clients ahead of their own organisation’s ambitions, says Robert Fitzgerald AM – whether in the context of mergers and acquisitions or other decisions. +Podcast

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How disability service providers can become more customer-centric

A practical guide for providers looking to be more effective and efficient in supporting customers. +Podcast

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Are you really focused on your clients?

Prompts to help you reflect on how well you focus on your clients and what they need, drawing upon the SVA Fundamentals for Impact.

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Just good friends?

Executive Director’s note from Issue 6, December 2013 on for-purpose partnerships and collaborations.

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Getting our act together

What are the obstacles to mergers and integration in the non-profit sector and how can we nurture tighter collaboration?

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Macquarie: catalyst for cancer charities

The Macquarie Group Foundation’s funding of a group of cancer charities demonstrates how a funder can support collaboration as well as some of the inherent challenges.

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ADEs lifting their commercial viability

SVA has helped some Australian Disability Enterprises understand the viability of their business model and how to better operate to enhance sustainability and social impact.

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The extended Smith Family

SVA Director and former CEO of the Benevolent Society, Richard Spencer talks with Dr Lisa O’Brien, CEO of The Smith Family, about how The Smith Family partners.

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QGC resourcing the community

SVA shares insights from facilitating the collaboration of a group of diverse organisations: QGC, a state government department, a local council and a non-profit community organisation.

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A beacon for school-community partnerships

For the Beacon Foundation community engagement at the local level ensures effectiveness and drives sustainability allowing Beacon to move on to new communities and schools.

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