Industry Insider – November 2006
Windsor Recruitment is sponsoring two half bursaries for post-graduate studies in the Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies) at Queensland University of Technology. The half bursaries are valued at $3,840 each. For enquiries or to apply, contact the Centre of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies on (07) 3138 1020 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exercise a free will
Charity Wills Australia (www.charitywills.net.au), an online service which lets people create and print their own will, has added a will kit to its website for people who prefer to hand write their will. After nominating a charity and filling in basic details, a will is emailed back with the name of the donor and charity and appropriate clauses. The rest is blank with instructions on how to complete it.
Happy 20th birthday!
The Mailing House, which specialises in nonprofit mailing needs, has just turned 20 years old. Congratulations to managing director Lindsay May and the crew – a fantastic achievement!
Marty Rhone, director of Fundraising Dynamics, has secured rock legend Angry Anderson as ambassador for the Dunn & Lewis Memorial Youth Centre Capital Appeal. The objective is to raise $2.5 million to build a community centre at Ulladulla on the NSW south coast which will incorporate a youth trauma centre. The Dunn & Lewis Youth Development Foundation, the entity raising the funds, was established by Gayle Dunn following the death of her son in the Bali bombings in 2002.
Want American donors?
CAF America recently held breakfast briefings in Sydney and Melbourne which explored how American donors are supporting Australian nonprofits. For more information contact Duncan Power or Marlene MacFarlane at CAF Australia on 02 9929 9633 or go to www.cafaustralia.org.au
Blackbaud completed collecting data for its annual State-of-the-Nonprofit Industry Survey in October. Results will be released to participants later in the year. The database software supplier also recently took on a new senior consultant, Jaap Korver, who will be based in New Zealand.
Cornucopia opens its doors in UK
Australian face-to-face agency Cornucopia has spread its wings, opening a UK office in London. The agency’s initial clients include the UK branches of some of its Australian nonprofit clients.
Want stuff for nix or next-to-nothing?
http://www.donatenz.comis a new website where New Zealand nonprofits can get things they need for next-to-no-cost. From cardboard to computers, the items for sale have been donated by individuals and companies.