Ecosystem Supports NDIS Providers

The roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) commenced in earnest on 1 July impacting many not-for-profits. Moving from grant funding to customer-directed care requires service providers to change their existing business models and adopt a more corporate approach. “We operate in a market based environment. We now are competing really for people with disabilities to choose...

Fast-Tracking Cash Flow for MYOB Users

In its latest update, reporting software company Calxa, has released yet another feature to support the Not-for-Profit sector in Australia. With the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), funding is based on a retrospective model, impacting cashflow for many service providers. Whilst in the past, organisations were grant funded with bulk amounts provided in advance, now the model...

Calxa Shines at Community Awards

Last night saw the inaugural Australian Not-for-Profit Technology Awards being held in Melbourne. It was the culminating event of the 2016 Connecting Up Conference themed ‘Advance: 2020’ with a focus on moving forward with the use of Technology. Boosting an attendance of over 300 attendees, this key event brings together leaders within the sector to drive social change. The category award...

$1million Calxa Software for Not-for-Profits

Today is a special day at Calxa. Reaching the $1million target of software donated to not-for-profits has the company celebrating an important milestone. CEO Mick Devine declares "When we made our pledge four years ago, we didn't realise how soon we would fulfil our target. Knowing that hundreds of organisations are making significant inroads in cutting the burden of reporting and achieving...

Calxa Launches New Product to Empower Small Businesses

Calxa Australia Pty Ltd launches Calxa Express, the company’s latest product designed to simplify financial management for small business owners by delivering cashflow forecasting and budgets in minutes, allowing them to view and understand their financial information quickly and easily.  Calxa Express tackles the “achilles heel” of thousands of small business owners who are not...

Townsville Company Calxa Welcomes NBN After Cyclone Yasi

National software company Calxa welcomes the switch to the new NBN this year following major disruptions to their internet and phone services since Tropical Cyclone Yasi hit North Queensland last month.  Following weeks of interrupted communications since the natural disaster, Calxa Australia is eagerly waiting for an NBN connection to its Townsville office. Staff have been dealing with...

Calxa budgeting software helps Aboriginal corporations avoid $13,750 penalty

North Queensland IT company Calxa has ensured that 100% of its indigenous customers have lodged their annual reports on time, avoiding a $13,750 penalty.    The customers, many of them multi-million dollar operations, have used Calxa budgeting and cashflow forecasting software to ensure good governance and financial compliance. Recently, the Office of the Registrar of...

$1,000,000 free software for Not-for-Profits

In Melbourne today, Doug Jacquier, CEO of DonorTec, announced their partnership with Calxa Australia to provide $1,000,000 worth of budgeting software to grassroots not-for-profit organisations across the country. Through the alliance with DonorTec, Calxa will make available its Premier product, worth $1,495 each, free of charge to smaller not-for-profit organisations so that they can achieve...

Calxa cashflow offer extended to end of July

With cashflow continuing to cause major pain for many small businesses, Calxa has extended an offer, provided through MYOB, that gives Aussie small businesses affordable access to its cashflow forecasting tool to help ease the suffering.  Townsville-based Calxa Australia develops budgeting and cashflow forecasting software used by not-for-profit organisations and small businesses....

Cashflow Forecasts Vital as Insolvencies rise 20%

This week there was more uncertainty for small businesses as data revealed insolvencies are up by 20% for the June quarter.  Veda, Australasia's leading provider of business intelligence services and solutions, has revealed this week that insolvency data for the April to June 2011 quarter is up by 19.6% since the height of the GFC in June 2008. Moses Samaha, Head of Commercial Risk at...

Software Donations ease Administration Burden for Not-for-Profits

Over the past few months not-for-profit organisations across Australia have claimed over $100,000 worth of budgeting software through Connecting Up's DonorTec technology donation program.  So far, the donations of Calxa software have gone to a wide variety of organisations. Some, like the White Ribbon Foundation and Glaucoma Australia are national organisations with a high profile; some...

Calxa Wins Innovation Award

Last night in Brisbane, Calxa Australia was honoured at the iAwards as the state winner of the e-Inclusions and e-Community category, recognising the contribution its software has made to the community sector in Australia. The judges highlighted the high standard of nominations this year, “We received an outstanding number of quality entries this year and it is truly inspiring to see the...

Calxa Australia recognised at National iAwards

Calxa Australia was recognised with a Merit Award last night in Melbourne at the National iAwards. ICT leaders and innovators across 25 categories were honoured at the annual ceremony with Senator Stephen Conroy, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate and The Minister for Broadband Communications and the Digital Economy amongst the special guests. Calxa was honoured for its work in...

Australia’s ‘Coolest’ Business

Calxa has been named one of Australia’s ‘Coolest’ businesses in Anthill Magazine’s Seventh Annual Cool Company Awards.

Calxa Australia has been honoured with a HIGHLY REGARDED accolade in this year's Cool Company Awards in the Social Capitalist category. In accepting the award, Calxa CEO, Mick Devine, pointed out that the success was a team effort that relied on great support from customers and partners. He says, "We've donated $275,000 of software to grassroots not-for-profits in less than 18 months and...

It's Giving Tuesday Every Day at Calxa

Coinciding with “Giving Tuesday” on 3 December, software company Calxa has reached a major milestone, donating half a million dollars’ worth of its Calxa Premier to grassroots Not-for-Profits (NFPs). The project started in mid-2011 with the aim of providing smaller community organisations the tools they need to better manage their budgeting, board reporting and grant acquittals. Calxa...