Make change matter

Australian Charities Report 2014

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) collects Annual Information Statements (AIS) from charities across Australia. The ACNC commissioned CSI to analyse that data. The result is the Australian Charities Report 2014.

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Action Learning Program Now Open for WA

‘Learning for Purpose’ is a four-month Action Learning program for community service sector organisations in Western Australia. It is designed to nurture collective leadership capacity for highly motivated champions who seek to make a difference in their organisations and the community they serve.

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A word from our CEO Dr Andrew Young - December 2015

"2015 was CSI’s biggest year yet. Momentum is reaching a tipping point. The exciting part is that this is a theme we’re seeing across sectors."

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Our thinking

The Lusthaus Prize in Creating Social Change

We are thrilled to announce the creation of an undergraduate student award, generously donated by long-time CSI supporter Lisa Lusthaus. Lisa has worked at CSI as Council Secretariat since its inception in 2008.

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CSI Alumni Story: Glenn Fernandez

The desire for a career with a positive social impact encouraged Glenn Fernandez to transition from 25 years in a commercial industry to a new and rewarding role in social enterprise.

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Our Research Projects

Australia spends more than $300 billion on social purpose. So why aren’t we making a difference? Why are we so stuck? What do we need to do differently? CSI’s research tackles these questions.

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Report: Learning for Purpose

Learning for Purpose: Researching the Social Return on Education and Training in the Australian Not-for-Profit Sector is a ground breaking, national research program that investigates capacity building through professional development for the Australian Not-for-Profit sector.

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CSI Events: Professional Event Management for Purpose

Let us manage your next event. Our professional events team provides the full breadth of event management services, including conception, strategy, creative services, production, and evaluation.

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Enrolments now open for MBA (Social Impact) at AGSM @ UNSW Business School

The Centre for Social Impact is proud to be partnering with AGSM @ UNSW Business School on the launch of a new MBA (Social Impact).

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