Achieving improvements in students’ confidence levels and academic performance is the driving force behind not-for-profit group Australian Business and Community Network, which recently appointed a manager for Western Australia and officially launched its
Pressure to consolidate is one of the major issues facing small agencies in the not-for-profit sector, driven largely by government funding strategies and corporate sponsors’ preference for brand names.
Commercial players are not alone in facing a shortage of office space in the CBD as a result of the state’s economic boom, with the not-for-profit sector also struggling to deal with rising rental rates and the space squeeze.
The state government has effectively gifted a parcel of land valued at $2.2 million to the Alzheimer’s Association of WA to help the association generate cash flow for the establishment of a new research centre.
The WA Association for the Blind is approaching the final stages of building a new $15.4 million facility for the blind or vision impaired, to be located on the organisation’s existing land in Victoria Park.
Pure sponsorship is no longer the norm when it comes to philanthropy in the business community, as not-for-profit organisations develop more sophisticated relationships with their corporate counterparts.