A record Workplace Giving Month!

To recognise businesses and charities who are commitment in encouraging more Australians to support the community through smarter giving, The Australian Charities Fund (ACF) will award businesses and charities for excellence during Workplace Giving Month.

 

The following awards are up for grabs:

Highest increase in employee participation (employer award)
Best Workplace Giving Month promotion (employer award)
Best Workplace Giving [...]

Foxtel and Val Morgan help promote Workplace Giving Month!

ACF greatly appreciates the support of Foxtel and Val Morgan Australia who assisted in promoting our ad in Hoyts and Events cinemas’ to raise awareness of the workplace giving movement, and get more Australians supporting the community through smarter giving.

Collins Food give back $2.4M to charity

Article published the 12 June 2014, written by Karen Rickert – Brisbane Business News COLLINS Foods Limited (ASX:CKF) has raised more than $2.4 million over five years for charity, through its workplace giving program.

The fast food franchisor collects donations from staff, management and customers, matching the amount of money raised up to $100,000 a [...]

Deliver real change through sustainable funding

For a small not-for-profit, access to sustainable, low cost funding is critical to delivering real impact. KidsXpress, a small non-for-profit knows the challenges of chasing funds to service their life changing therapy program, for children impacted by trauma.

Their program assists over 340 children a year who are impacted by family dysfunction, including domestic violence, [...]

Workplace Giving – Together We Can Do So Much

Article published Wednesday, June 18, 2014 – ProBono Australia

The push for increased workplace giving awareness is both timely and full of potential, writes Jenny Geddes, CEO of the Australian Charities Fund.

No single organisation or person has the expertise, resources or reach to effectively address social challenges alone. Instead, it takes a collaborative effort between [...]

Animal Welfare League Australia – ACF Charity Task Force member

A member of the ACF Charity Task Force, Animal Welfare League Australia has launched a project called Positive Ageing in the Company of Animals. This will produce a national statistical base on pets in aged care accommodation, providing on-line resource for older persons with pets, and sharing pet-friendly policies and information for providers and aged-care [...]

Australians’ giving practices – AskU survey results revealed

An AskU survey on Australians’ giving practices, conducted in April and May 2014, revealed the willingness of working Australians to give through the workplace and the imperative role businesses and leaders play.

Workplace Giving Month

Article published on 12 June 2014 – Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia

Key Points

The Institute has joined Workplace Giving Month and the campaign to increase charitable donation rates in the workplace
Institute CEO Lee White FCA says workplace giving is an important initiative to promote corporate responsibility
More than 80 companies and charities are involved in the [...]

Redkite

Redkite supports children, teenagers and young adults with cancer (up to the age of 24), and their families. Redkite is available with essential support from the moment of diagnosis, throughout treatment and when families return home to the community.

Redkite relies entirely on the generosity of the community to provide these important services and receives no [...]

Payback from workplace giving schemes

Article published on 08 June 2014 (Christine Long) – The Sydney Morning Herald

Opportunities to do good come in all shapes and sizes: there’s crowd-funding, volunteering, giving to a bushfire appeal or dropping a few coins into a busker’s guitar case.

But if making a difference is high on your lifetime agenda, one of the best [...]

Award Application:

Highest Increase in Employee Participation

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  • information about your organisation
  • the number of employees
  • the number of employees participating in workplace giving at the start of the month and at the end of the month – determine the effectiveness of the workplace giving month campaign



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Award Application:

Best Workplace Giving Month Promotion (Employer)

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Company:
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In 250 words or less outline why their Workplace Giving Month campaign was successful (this is not determined by the number of participants, rather the way the campaign was run).  The 250 words will provide content for the below points:

  • Describe what the campaign was about
  • How collaboration took place with other stakeholders and employees
  • How campaign success was measured



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Award Application:

Best Workplace Giving Month Promotion (Charity)

Full Name*:
Company:
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Attach documents containing the following:*

In 250 words or less outline why their Workplace Giving Month campaign was successful (this is not determined by the number of participants, rather the way the campaign was run). The 250 words will provide content for the below points:

  • Describe what the campaign was about
  • how collaboration took place with other stakeholders
  • how campaign success was measured


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