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Our Community is Australia's Centre for Excellence for the nation's 600,000 not-for-profits & schools, providing advice, tools, resources and training.

What's Happening

  • Calling All Treasurers!: Our Community and Commonwealth Bank launch the 2015 Community Treasurers' Awards. Find out more here, and enter here.
  • Award Our Community has been recognised as one of the best businesses in the world for community impact as adjudged by the American organisation B Lab. Find out more Here
  • Grantmakers of the Year: Congratulations to Cynthia Scherer and Lesley Lightfoot from the Geelong-based Give Where You Live, who were named the Australian Institute of Grants Management's 2015 Grantmakers of the Year! The full story is here.
  • Have Your Say: Our Community and Commonwealth Bank launch Not-for-Profit Finance & Banking Survey 2015. Have your say - and go into the draw for a $1500 prize - here.
  • Our Community Matters: Download the latest edition of Our Community's member publication, Our Community Matters, or get each edition delivered to your inbox by becoming a member
  • We're a B Corp! Our certification has been confirmed. What does that mean? Find out more here
  • Giving Increases: Donations via GiveNow increased by almost 14% during 2014. Read more here
  • Need funds? Check out our brief guide to finding grants
  • Community Sector Training: Find out what's coming up here.
  • Legal Services for NFPs: We have joined with with Moores Legal to launch Not-for-Profit Assist - fixed-price legal services for Australian not-for-profits. Find out more
  • Pulse Poll: Have your say on fundraising through the latest Our Community Pulse Poll
  • New Address, New Look! The new improved Australian Institute of Grants Management website - anchoring Australia's best practice network for grantmakers - is being rolled out. Stay tuned for more improvements and resources
  • 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: Meet our crowdfunding friends at Pozible
  • Damn Good Advice: Not-for-profit treasurers in need of some damn good advice may find the wisdom they seek in a free CommBank-Our Community handbook - Get yoursef a copy
  • Recognition for NFP Board Members: Get the recognition you deserve! Become a member of the Institute of Community Directors Australia . Better still - Do the diploma!
  • Grantmakers: You CAN change the world with your grantmaking dollars! Here's how.
  • CIC PRICE FREEZE! Communities in Control 2015 is now open for bookings - Melbourne, May 25 & 26, 2015. We are currently 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.
  • Where's my newsletter? View our newsletter schedule at www.ourcommunity.com.au/schedule.
  • Get Donations: Sign up for online donations through GiveNow.com.au. It's free! www.givenow.com.au/listyourcause.
  • Revolutionising Grants: SmartyGrants, Our Community's new online grants management system, is Australia's most-used grantmaking system. Find out why

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(PO Box 354 North Melbourne 3051 Victoria)
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