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Alternative funding streams

Need ideas on how to generate ideas for funding your CLC?  Start here.

Grants

Around $30 billion in grants is given out each year in Australia by various levels of government as well as philanthropic, community, corporate trusts and foundations. So how do you tap into these... > more

Donations and appeal letters

Donations can come from clients, suppliers, ex-staff, volunteers and people who attend your events. People who have been in contact with your group are much more likely to donate to you than those... > more

Sponsorship

Sponsorship is a win-win opportunity for your CLC and the sponsoring organisation. Sponsors will provide you with money, while you provide them with a great opportunity to show how they are... > more
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Crowdfunding

What is crowdfunding? Oxford Dictionary defines crowdfunding as the “practice of funding a project or venture by raising money from a large number of people who each contribute a relatively small... > more

What is best practice in Pro Bono

The Australian Pro Bono Centre released a new guide to best practice in the provision of pro bono legal services by large and mid-size law firms in Australia. Chair of the Centre, Phillip Cornwell, a... > more

Best Practice in Pro Bono

The Australian Pro Bono Centre yesterday released a new guide to best practice in the provision of pro bono legal services by large and mid-size law firms in Australia. Chair of the Centre, Phillip... > more

To investigate how the community legal sector can be sustainable by pro-actively diversifying funding streams - USA

For Australian CLCs to be successful in generating broad financial support for its work there are challenges and opportunities at 3 different levels of the community. The report specifically focusses... > more

Launch of AusLSA's 2016 Legal Sector Sustainability Insight Report

The report was launched by Stuart Clark AM, President of the Law Council of Australia earlier this month. AusLSA is a growing alliance of Australian law firms and strategic partners who work... > more

Australian Pro Bono Manual

The Australian Pro Bono Centre has launched new editions of its two flagship companion publications, The Australian Pro Bono Manual – A practice guide and resource kit for law firms (3rd ed.) and Pro... > more

#fixfundraising

Community Legal Centres Queensland has joined with Justice Connect and other signatories of the Joint Statement on Fundraising Reform to call on Governments across Australia to #fixfundraising by... > more