Hear Margaret Smith talk about workplace giving on ABC radio
This Christmas why not thank your donors with a small card telling them how much their Company has raised through Workplace Giving over the year!
Business leaders, over a lunch hosted by the Australian Charities Fund (ACF) in Brisbane, were encouraged to join companies such as Collins Foods, Devine, Flight Centre Travel Group and SEEK in a giving phenomenon known as workplace giving.
“ACF has a vision to see one million Australians giving through their places of work by 2020. [...]
Dr Lisa O’Brien, CEO, The Smith Family accepts the position of inaugural Chair of ACF’s Charity Task Force
The Australian Charities Fund (ACF) is supported and guided by a group of leading employers known as the Employer Leadership Group (ELG). In addition to overseeing world class workplace giving programs, these organisations are also committed to seeing the broader mission of ‘one million donors giving through the workplace by 2020’ realised.
At the beginning [...]
Collins Food Group Employees tell us why its good to give.
In August, Toyota Financial Services (TFS) launched its workplace giving program achieving an encouraging staff participation rate of 15% in the first month alone - well in excess of the national average participation rate of 4.6% - and is continuing to work toward its year one target of 20+% staff joining.
John Chandler, TFS' Chief [...]
Every year 21,000 young people find out their parents have cancer, 1,000 young people are diagnosed with cancer and 1,000 young people find out their brother or sister has cancer – ACF charity partner CanTeen are there to help.
On the 26 September our employee partner Commonwealth Bank Staff Community Fund supported the Spring [...]
Support through workplace giving empowers not-for-profits to work towards their societal mission and create significant social change.
Redkite, a charity partner of The Australian Charities Fund supports children, teenagers and young adults with cancer (up to the age of 24), and their families. Workplace giving programs provide Redkite with a stable income, ensuring families can [...]
Published on September 9 in ProBono Australia
Australia is now around the fifth biggest downloader of Apps (per head) in the world and Caroline McComb from the Telco Together Foundation delivers her list of top innovative Aussie charity Apps.
In a country with 30.2 million mobile phones, or 133 devices per 100 people, Australia is now [...]
Philanthropy often gets in the news because of mega-gifts – from the likes of the Packers and tech billionaires. It is not surprising that generosity on such a scale captivates us, but the mega-gifts are one part of a much larger story about giving in this nation.
We are in the middle of a major [...]