leading with purpose – ICDA’s leadership lessons
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leading with purpose – ICDA’s leadership lessons

This content was originally published by the Institute of Community Directors Australia. You can see the original page by clicking here.  This white paper brings together the collective wisdom of nine highly experienced and motivated senior leaders in the not-for-profit sector. Each member of the Community Directors Council (including our own CEO, Catherine Brooks) shares […]

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showcasing organisations that offer domestic violence (DV) support
Fundraising

showcasing organisations that offer domestic violence (DV) support

  Millions of Australians have endured the trauma of domestic and family violence, often needing to escape their homes with just the clothes on their backs and a few essentials in their handbags, especially when children are involved.  While women’s refuges provide a crucial lifeline in terms of immediate safety, there’s often an unmet need […]

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Navigating the Winds of Fundraising in 2024/25
Fundraising

Navigating the Winds of Fundraising in 2024/25

  As Jimmy Dean aptly said, “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” This especially rings true for fundraising today. While traditional methods may have yielded success in the past, adapting to the evolving donor landscape is crucial. Winds of Change: Fewer Donors, […]

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<strong>The myth of the meritocracy</strong>
Social Justice

The myth of the meritocracy

Meritocracy is the idea that people succeed based solely on their individual abilities, skills, and talents, rather than their social status, race, gender, or other personal characteristics. In theory, meritocracy is a fair and just system that rewards hard work and talent, while providing equal opportunities for everyone. However, the reality is that meritocracy is […]

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<strong>How we could achieve equity</strong>
Social Justice

How we could achieve equity

Equity is giving people what they need, whereas equality is giving everyone the same thing. We can only achieve equity by assessing disparities in opportunities, outcomes, and representation and redressing those disparities through targeted actions[1]. Image Credit: A collaboration between Center for Story-based Strategy & Interaction Institute for Social Change. Equity means recognizing that we […]

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