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  • Our Community Matters The latest edition of Our Community's member publication Our Community Matters is out now! Download it Here, and sign up as an Our Community member Here
  • Pulse Poll: Have your say through the latest Our Community Pulse Poll here.
  • A Refreshing Experience: The 2015 Board Builder Conference is now open for registrations, with the theme "Refreshing Boards". For more info, visit:
  • New Address, New Look! The new improved Australian Institute of Grants Management (AIGM) website is being rolled out as we speak! And we're excited. Take a look at the new web address:
  • Getting Social! Linking up with us on Facebook or Twitter will help you stay up-to-date on what's happening at Our Community, and around the sector.
  • Anything is Pozible Keep up with what our "crowdfunding friends" at Pozible are up to by visiting their website Here.
  • NFP Assist launched: The Institute of Community Directors Australia has joined with with Moores Legal to launch Not-for-Profit Assist. More Here
  • Need funds? Check out our brief guide to finding grants
  • What's happening? All the latest news, grants, tips, events, freebies and ideas you can steal are in Our Community Matters - read the latest edition here.
  • Damn Good Advice: Not-for-profit treasurers in need of some damn good advice may find the wisdom they seek in a new handbook available from the Institute of Community Directors Australia (ICDA). Find it here.
  • Governance: Board/committees members - get the recognition you deserve! Become a member of the Institute of Community Directors Australia . Better still - Do the diploma!
  • Who Gives? The 2013/14 financial year was a record year for giving through GiveNow, with $8.6 million donated to causes across Australia. Read the annual report.
  • 2014 Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration: For audio, video or a transcript of the 2014 Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration, delivered by Julia Gillard at the Communities in Control Conference in May, click here.
  • "Solving" Grantmaking: You CAN change the world with your grantmaking dollars! Here's how.
  • CIC PRICE LOCK! Communities in Control 2015 is now open for bookings - Melbourne, May 25 & 26, 2015. For a limited time, we'll be accepting bookings for next year's conference at this year's prices. Book here.
  • How can we help? Download our poster or our New Member Welcome Kit (PDF 1mb) to find out how Our Community can help your community group.
  • Community Sector Training: Find out what's coming up here.
  • Grantmakers: Check out the Australian Institute of Grants Management brochure. It tells you everything you need to know about the AIGM's work, values and aims. Download it Here.
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  • Revolutionising Grants: SmartyGrants, Our Community's new online grants management system, is now rolling out to grantmakers across the country. Find out more .

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