Event: Sharing for social good: Creative Commons and Not for ProfitsClick to read more >>
As part of the Changemakers festival, the Coalition of Community Boards are pleased to be hosting an online event that will explore potential of Creative Commons—the international open licensing rights management legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation—for the Not for Profit, community organising and social enterprise sectors.
Save the dates: Events for 2023Click to read more >>
It’s been a long summer but can you believe it, we are only a couple of weeks away from autumn. To give you an idea of what the COCB is offering in 2023 here’s a proposed program of activities for the first half of the year. As you can see the actual dates have not […]
Sunshine Coast CoCB – November 2014 updateClick to read more >>
by Kay Mclean It’s been a busy year for the Sunshine Coast group. As we close the year, we are please to have developed a strategy and action plan which will facilitate a number of opportunities for groups to collaborate, share and review how they can strengthen their position.
Creative Commons for Not for Profit OrganisationsClick to read more >>
As part of the 2014 Changemakers Festival, the Coalition of Community Boards were lucky to be team up with some brilliant minds in creativity and education to start a discussion on Creative Commons for Not for Profit organisations. Our guest presenters were Elliot Bledsoe, freelance digital producer and advocate for creative commons in Australia, and […]
Logan Together: A collective impact approachClick to read more >>
Led by Matthew Fox from Red Cross, a collective impact approach to address youth disadvantage in Logan has been forming. The Logan Community Group Alliance (LGCA) led by Roger Marshall has been active in this process. Shortly, the LGCA will be hiring a project officer to advance their work and advance collaboration between organisations, schools, […]
Sunshine Coast group wins grant!Click to read more >>
Following on from the Sunshine Coast Discussion Forum held last year, a group of board members and supporters from local community organisations have been working to form the Sunshine Coast Coalition of Community Boards. Last month, those efforts were recognised by the Queensland Community Fund, awarding the group a grant to advance their work on […]
Are we ready to participate in our communities?Click to read more >>
The way community is governed is changing. Our communities – that’s you, me, all of us, are being asked to step up and fill those gaps. But are we ready? When we are in a deep state of loss, as many of our organisations are right now, we naturally bunker down to protect our piece […]
Revitalising Community Governance Project: COCB Grant Award!Click to read more >>
We are pleased to announce that the Coalition of Community Boards and Volunteering QLD have been successful in receiving funding from the Queensland Community Foundation for the Revitalising Community Governance Project. This is such a wonderful step that philanthropic bodies are recognising both the benefits of collaboration, and the benefits of community led governance. The […]
QLD Community Services Partnership ForumClick to read more >>
One of the aims of the Coalition of Community Boards is to engage with policy and program discussions within multiple levels of government and other stakeholders. We are pleased to announce that we have been involved in the Community Services Partnership Forum, held quarterly by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.