The Australian Communities Forum is the nation’s one day event focused on delivering to not-for-profit organisations and community focused businesses the key demographic and social trends transforming Australian communities, and how organisations can best engage in these changing times. Held since 2012 this annual event provides compelling case studies, the latest research, practical workshops and importantly, great networking over morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Held at the iconic Customs House at Circular Quay, Sydney, and commencing with a launch of the 2016 Australian Communities Report, this not to be missed event will equip leaders in community engagement with the latest insights into 21st Century Australian Communities.

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Not-for-profit organisations are invited to participate in the Australian Community Trends Report.
A national, comprehensive research study of the sector, conducted by McCrindle and R2L.

 

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This annual study is a longitudinal study and is conducted annually starting in 2015 and provides a detailed analysis of the effectiveness, engagement and awareness of the not-for-profit sector. It continues to help organisations understand the Australian community – the emerging trends, the giving landscape, and the current and emerging supporter segments. The Australian Community Trends Report delivers a clear analysis of the social context in which the not-for-profit sector is operating.

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Overview of the study and research components

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The top 5 trends for engaging future donors

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Invitation to participate

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Key findings from 2015

Love the diversity of the speakers, as well as those attending - great networking opportunity.

Very, very valuable to our organisation.

I felt that it was brilliant, and enjoyed every moment.

Great opportunity to meet with passionate people, learn, share and be infectious.

Great insights and excellent information presented meaningfully.

Important forum to attend to keep informed on current and future trends.

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We chose to become part of the study because we know a lot about R2L and McCrindle and knew the data that they provided to us would be beneficial.

 
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“This is one of Australia’s largest annual studies of the NFP sector and provides the unique opportunity for individual organisations to get national, comparable, sector-specific data for less than the price of a single focus group.”


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The results and data available from the Australian Community Trends Report are key for the future of the not-for-profit sector.

 
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