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These three young women are determined to change the world, one dollar at a...

one7days, a new micro-donation app built by by three young Melbourne women, allows users to give $1 per week to a different charitable cause

This new online marketplace is giving used goods ‘a 2ndLease on life’

New online marketplace 2ndLease invites everyone to join the sharing economy by listing their own goods to be rented for an income, hence reducing e-waste.

World first: This Australian developed app converts “thanks” into a charitable donation

Good Thnx, a first of its kind Australian app that converts "thanks" into charity donations for free, was recently launched with the support of five of Australia’s leading charities.

After raising the final $100,000 this innovative US not-for-profit is now ready to launch...

Forming Circles, a social and ethical investment organisation, has pledged the final $100,000 required to launch Good360 Australia’s innovative software platform, the Good360 GivingPlace. It...

How I intend to shake up the publishing industry while giving millions to my...

As a self-employed person, I spend a lot amount of time in cafes. I prefer working in cafes since I’m surrounded by noise and...

How to turn the world’s unemployed into entrepreneurs in one easy click!

According to the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (G20YEA), in developing countries almost 90% of jobs are generated by small and medium-sized enterprises. They account...

Giving more with JustGiving’s new Care button

Hit a Care button near you A couple of weeks ago, charity donation middleman JustGiving unveiled the Care button. The Care button is a brand...

How to get Gen X and Gen Y to buy: Give them a reason

The power of charity partnerships is becoming clearer all the time. More than three million Australians are switching brands for a cause. Consumers particularly keen...

The charity world embraces mobile giving. Yes, we can now heal the world with...

It comes as no surprise that charities are turning to mobile technology to raise funds and gain new supporters. Mobile giving is clearly becoming an...

This start-up has created a free online tool for charities, I call that entrepreneurial...

Charity is undoubtedly one of the most admirable virtues of humanity. Despite all our many flaws as human beings, our ability to be charitable...

What’s not to like? A charity ad that does just about the impossible [VIDEO]

This ad helps set the record straight in so many ways. For example, contrary to popular belief, "Downloading the Angry Birds apps is not charity." Thanks Susan Sarandon, for that golden insight. Created by the Judd Apatow who is also responsible for Anchorman and Superbad, to name but a few of his previous works. All advertising for non-profits should be this shade of awesome.

Got a charity, or know one? You could get a free website – but...

Bloomtools, one of Australia’s most ambitious website design firms, is celebrating its eighth birthday in style by offering a free website to charities throughout Australia and Kiwi-land.The total package is quite worth having, valued at $5850! Word!

How one pencil began to change the world [VIDEO]

It's often the simplest insights that drive the greatest of ideas. Being able to write, create, doodle and draw is something most of us do, every day. This was at the heart of an idea that is now changing the lives of children in third world countries.

The Oatmeal charity drive raises $900k: The power of the internet and science geeks

I've said it before, earlier this week in fact, and I'll say it again. Science is the new sexy. How sexy? In less than 20 hours,...

Got a good story to tell? How a compelling story can change the world

Australians, as a people and a corporate community, are generous. In times of need, we give. We give locally, we give nationally and internationally. Yet one company, The Royals, a Melbourne-based creative agency, wanted to do more than just make a financial contribution to their charities of choice.

Wishbook’s wishful thinking – powered by kindness

Forget about throwing virtual barnyard animals or smooshing your thoughts into 140 characters, Australian online community Wishbook has loftier ambitions.

A kinder, gentler Bill Gates dishes on taxes, charity and… Steve Jobs?

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, long removed from his days as soulless overlord of the company that ruled our PCs, warms up for his appearance at the G-20 with this interview, in which he talks about taxing the rich, helping Third World nations and... Steve Jobs.

New web service matches bushfire victims to temporary housing

Creative agency Sputnik has created Bushfire Housing, a free web service that enables people to post and find offers of temporary accommodation for Victorians who are now homeless. It's an incredibly useful service as it provides needed relief right now in a way that money can not. If you live in Victoria and have spare room at your place, consider offering it as a temporary billet.

Credit unions & building societies establish Bushfire Relief Fund

Everyone has been moved in some way by the natural disaster that continues to ravage country Victoria. In response to the emergency, Australia's credit unions...

Credit unions & building societies establish Bushfire Relief Fund

Everyone has been moved in some way by the natural disaster that continues to ravage country Victoria. In response to the emergency, Australia's credit unions...

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