From the CEO – Quarterly updates

LisaIt’s been a big month for Australia’s fundraising environment.

We’ve had a review of FIA’s fundraising code, a government led discussion on impact investment, and the ongoing push to nationalise fundraising law as decisions reach Parliament later this month.

Whether at a stakeholder meeting or a roundtable, I’m certainly feeling momentum to address the looming funding challenges Australia’s charities and not-for-profits face. This week’s research from the UK’s Charities Aid Foundation serves as yet another wakeup-call for smarter and better ways to fund community work.

What we know is that people want easy, online and trustworthy ways to give. They also want to be inspired and know that they’re part of a community making a difference. At Good2Give we’ve connected the best minds in the field to ensure we can do just this.

I’m proud to announce that we’ve recruited five technology guns to advise us in our Technology Advisory Group and highly recommend leaders in the NFP sector do the same!

It’s time that we invest in technology and innovation, and invest in excellence when it comes to charitable giving. People are time starved, at home and at work. We need to not only make it easy, safe and trustworthy to give – but make it rewarding for all involved.

Whether that be the donor, charity or workplaces that are increasingly leading inspiring giving across Australia. Something we’ve been lucky enough to explore recently at our roundtables in Sydney and Melbourne this week.

As I mentioned just last week, it’s time to put the Fun back into Fundraising. And working with companies and working with technology are both exciting ways for us to do be doing this.

I’m looking forward to working with you all for a great year ahead.

Let’s grow giving together!

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Lisa Grinham

Chief Executive Officer