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May 2020 from the Centre for Social Impact


Charity and charities

Both play a fundamental role in the functioning of society – not just for those who are most vulnerable, but also as the fabric of communities. So how can we ensure the survival of both? 


National Research Program

We have announced the launch of a national research program: Pulse of the For-Purpose Sector & Building Back Better. This large, national program has multiple aims in the context of COVID-19.



"An outstanding program" and "the best series I've seen anywhere!". Find out more about our free daily webinar series that's been created specifically for the social purpose sector.

Upcoming webinars:

:: Webinar Twenty: Social impact 101
:: Webinar Twenty One: Building Back Better - How can we ensure our charities’ survival

:: Webinar Twenty Four: Youth unemployment and relational support

:: Webinar Twenty Six: Social enterprise facing a crisis head-on

:: More webinars

:: View the recordings of impact2020 Webinars One to Ten



Indigenous financial impacts of COVID-19
Continuing with our series of fact sheets, we team up with First Nations Foundation to produce a policy response based on three key strategies.


New scholarships on offer
Our next round of scholarships for CSI study are now open! Scholarships are merit based and awarded to new and continuing students who demonstrate a commitment and drive for contributing to positive social change.


Study social impact
It's the perfect time to consider studying online! We're the Australian leader in postgraduate social impact education, delivered in partnership with Swinburne Uni, UNSW Sydney, and UWA.