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The CMA Standards Council is a brand new venture & is currently in pilot mode

The Standards Council is currently in pilot mode with some specially invited partners, to help us test the systems with live data, and to help us iron out any wrinkles in a test environment. For this reason, you cannot yet apply for accreditation. The pilot program will conclude in 2017, at which time a full launch will take place, and organisations may apply to become accredited.

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Give Confidently. Give Generously.
September 21, 2017
Standards Council News

When you have found an organisation whose mission speaks to your heart, which you can trust, and which seeks your funds, how should you respond? What does Christian generosity mean? How does it apply to me?

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Building Trust
September 21, 2017
In the Media

I was recently reading an article published in the Pro Bono Australia newsletter by the CEO of the Community Council for Australia, David Crosbie, called Building Trust. The article reports on the latest Edelman Global Trust Barometer released earlier this year, and its finding that Australians’ trust in the media has dropped by 10%, government trust is down 8%, NGO trust is down 5%, and business trust is down 4%.

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Launch of the CMA Standards Council
September 21, 2017
Standards Council News

We are pleased to announce that our Pilot Program will be coming to an end in the next couple of months and that as a result we will be ready to throw open the doors to any Christian organisation which wishes to seek accreditation against the CMA Standards Council Principles and Standards of Responsible Governance from that time. The launch will take place in Melbourne on Thursday 16 November, 2017. We plan to follow it up with other events in other States over the following months: Sydney on 5 February, other dates to follow.

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Presentation of first Accreditation Certificates
June 15, 2017
Partner News

We were delighted to present our first 3 Accreditation Certificates to TEAR Australia, Anglican Aid and FEBC Australia at the very successful CMA Conference held in Melbourne in June.

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