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  • It’s almost the holidays!

    What’s the best way to maintain media interest in your organisation and public support for your fundraising campaign throughout December and January? Our CEO and Founder, Jo Scard, shares her advice. The end-of-year holiday season is a busy time, and that’s especially true if you run or work for a not for profit. And for […]

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  • Five tips for not for profits to leverage the next budget cycle

    Our CEO + Founder Jo Scard shares some advice on how to cut through with key decision makers. Federal budget time is a key opportunity for not for profits to lobby for funding or build support for a broader advocacy campaign. But it’s a competitive space. Everyone comes knocking on the halls of power in […]

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  • Seven deadly sins of government engagement

    Fifty Acres Head of Engagement, Andrew Blyberg, shares some of the most common mistakes not for profits make when trying to influence politicians. I spent more than five years as a political staffer and now, as head of engagement at Fifty Acres, I help not for profits pursue their policy and funding agendas with government. […]

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  • We’re going offline and participating in the global climate strikes

    We’ve joined the Not Business As Usual alliance and are logging off to participate in the global climate strikes. Our staff, located in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Bali, Germany and Canada, are steping away from their desks on September 20 to support local strike events. We’re proud to be part of this global movement calling for […]

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  • Making change happen – Representing your members to government

    Fifty Acres CEO + Founder Jo Scard shared top tips on how associations, not-for-profits and for-good organisations can work effectively with government to create a meaningful change. Association members expect their association to provide a voice for them to government if there is an ongoing concern, or in reaction to an issue. Your association’s lobbying efforts […]

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  • Key fundraising lessons – How to get your vision and tactics aligned and maximise donor retention

    Our founder and CEO Jo Scard shares her top three fundraising tips. Whether you’re raising $10,000 or $10 million, great writing, amazing design, and compelling collateral are key for successful major donor communications, and ultimately, donor retention. Here are some key fundraising lessons that will help. Get your vision aligned before you kick off your […]

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  • Fifty Acres appoints former Greens comms director Andrew Blyberg as head of engagement

    Communications agency Fifty Acres has appointed Andrew Blyberg as head of engagement. Blyberg has previously spent five years with the Australian Greens party, firstly as senior media adviser for Senator Richard Di Natale, and later as his director of communications. Blyberg joins Fifty Acres from World Vision Australia where he spent time as campaigns and […]

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  • We’re 2019 B&T Women In Media Awards finalists!

    Our CEO, Jo Scard is a finalist in the 2019 B&T Women In Media Awards! We’re thrilled to be shortlisted in both the Public Relations and Social Change Maker categories amongst so many inspirational women across the communications industry. We’re looking forward to celebrating on 23 August at Doltone House. Learn more here.

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  • Balancing Act: Kicking Career Goals with an Invisible Disability

    Our Senior Account Executive and Social Specialist, Julia Macerola recently spoke with Anna O’Dea about what it’s like to be a career woman with a chronic health condition. Julia discusses her invisible disability, ulcerative colitis, and how working in a flexible workplace accommodates her medical needs. Read the full interview below, originally published on the […]

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