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First Fellowship to Support Emerging Fundraiser
20 emerging fundraisers from across Australia have been selected to participate Australia fundraiser This includes training programs designed to advance careers and make a positive impact in our communities.
Fellows represent organizations with a variety of causes, including Beyond Blue, WWF Australia, and Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation. It’s all part of a fundraiser for Australia’s goal of identifying and training over 250 new fundraisers to support the social sector. Double donation by 2030.
“This program will create jobs while also empowering nonprofits across the country,” said founder Ryan Ginard. “But to take advantage of these opportunities, we need inspired and enthusiastic individuals who bring energy, creativity, and new perspectives to the field. [is] Here’s what we found in the people who were selected to be our first class of fellows.
Government advances National Autism Strategy and Research Center
The Albanian government has allocated an additional $2 million to the Autism Collaborative Research Center (CRC) to continue research, help develop the National Autism Strategy, and fulfill an election promise.
The strategy will span key reform areas, including health care, education and employment, and create a coordinated nationwide approach to lifelong planning and services and support for Australians with autism.
Social Services Minister Amanda Richworth said the government is partnering with the Autism CRC to ensure strategies are co-designed with people with lived experience.
“A well-considered, evidence-based consultation approach is not only essential in developing meaningful policy, but also to ensure that Australians with autism and the wider community are heard. said Rishworth.
This grant will support the work of the Autism CRC for 12 months.
Sector subsidies aim to reduce youth unemployment
Charities and social enterprises that help young people and families secure jobs are encouraged to apply for new grants from the Paul Ramsay Foundation. The funds can be used to establish or deliver new employment-focused initiatives for your target audience, scale your initiatives, or build your evidence base.
“Organizations and organizations that reduce systemic barriers to long-term, secure employment and ensure access to safe work and economic dignity for all,” said Josephine Kalil, director of employment at the Paul Ramsay Foundation. We want to invest in initiatives.
More information and grant guidelines found onlineExpressions of interest will close on February 26, 2023.
New Coalition to Diversify International Women’s Day
A coalition of 25 advocates and purpose-driven organizations have joined forces to campaign for International Women’s Day (IWD) events and celebrations to better reflect Australia’s diverse and intersecting female population.
of More Voices, More Expression The campaign aims to make IWD equal for all women, and a national survey found that nearly 70% of respondents did not feel represented at IWD events, panels or media. has started to release.
“IWD must include all women so that we can celebrate our achievements together and work together to collectively fight for equality for all women. ” Disability rights activist Elie Desmarchelier Joining the Coalition with Sisterworks, Hue: Color Your Conversation Rainbow family etc.
Award Celebrates Contribution of Victorian Refugees
Nominations for the 2023 Victorian Refugee Awards are now open. Arrive in Australia as a refugee or an asylum seeker who excels through study, work, entrepreneurship, or volunteerism.
Ms Bwe Thay, Vice-President of the Victorian Multicultural Commission, said: “Refugees and asylum seekers are passionate and dedicated contributors to our country, with their unique stories, achievements and stories. Your contribution deserves recognition.
For more information on nominations ending March 14, 2023, please visit found online.
Australia’s first executive leadership program for women of color, by women of color
NFPs Australian women of color Led by First Nations and partnered women business Building the power and confidence of women of color to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
A seven-month culturally safe program supported by the Government of Victoria, offered by and designed for women of color holding or seeking to hold senior management positions. Small group coaching and executive mentoring are also provided to participants.
“Diverse women ready to lead, they that is Competent and ambitious. This program provides a real opportunity for companies to not only speak about their support for diversity and inclusion, but also to show it,” said the Women’s Minister. Natalie Hutchins.
Applications are due by the end of February.you can get more information found online.
Supporting the realization of a digitally inclusive society
Leading organizations such as Justice Connect, Life Without Barriers and Accessible Beaches Australia are among the 15 winners. of the auDA Foundation A 2022 grant round to support digital inclusion and innovation.
Each organization will receive $40,000 for education, research or community projects that seek to improve the utility of the internet to benefit Australians with disabilities. Indigenous peoples; older Australians; rural, regional and remote communities. and small and medium enterprises.
“Congratulations to each of the winners for their submissions and dedication to improving online outcomes for Australians. We look forward to watching their projects come to fruition with great enthusiasm,” said auDA. CEO Rosemary Sinclair AM said.
NFP Climate Startups Become Focus of Global Accelerator Program
Subak Australia Through its 2023 Accelerator Program, will support 14 nonprofit start-ups focused on data-driven climate initiatives to increase their impact, scale their operations and drive policy and behavioral change.
The program is open to start-ups in Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific, UK and Europe and includes a bespoke curriculum, grants, networking opportunities and ongoing personalized support.
“The need for rapid, data-driven climate innovation has never been more critical. We invite climate startups who share our sense of urgency to apply for Subak Australia’s 2023 cohort.” said Director Chris Wilson.
For program details, found onlineApplications will close on February 24, 2023.