Publication information

Below is information about Our Community's newsletters, books and other Our Community products. Contact us at with any questions. To sign up as an Our Community subscriber (free!), click here.

Our Community Matters (monthly*)

The free monthly e-newsletter, produced by the Institute of Community Directors Australia (ICDA), contains essential capacity-building resources for not-for-profit leaders including expert advice, help sheets and news to help you be a better community leader. Issues cover grants, fundraising and finances, policies, governance, the law, insurance, marketing, research, trends, and every other issue affecting Australia's 600,000 not-for-profits.

Contact for submissions and inquires about potential content reaching hundreds of thousands of NFP leaders. 

The newsletter also supplants Community Directors Intelligence, the previous newsletter for NFP board members, but back copies of that publication are still available to ICDA members. Click here for past editions of Our Community Matters and Community Directors Intelligence, as well as more information. 

EasyGrants (monthly*)

EasyGrants is the newsletter of the Funding Centre (and Australia's best tool for finding out about grants and fundraising) designed and priced for Not-for-Profits and schools. Subscribe for as little as $125/month Click here to learn more and to see a sample.

Grants Management Intelligence (monthly*)

Grants Management Intelligence is the free monthly e-newsletter for grantmakers and funders powered by grantmaking platform SmartyGrants, with stacks of practical knowledge for grantmaking professionals. Click here to subscribe, to see the latest edition and to read back issues. 

SmartyNews (monthly*)

SmartyNews provides regular updates for the latest improvements and adjustments to the SmartyGrants funding platform. Registered users of the system are automatically added to the mailing list, and receive a complimentary copy of Grants Management Intelligence too. 


GiveNow news - providing free fundraising tips, resources and training - is sent to the thousands of individual and organisational users of the donation and giving platform. Sign up to get your copy (individuals | orgs)

* Please note: Most of our newsletters are not published in January, when many organisations go into a summer break. 

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