Who are Cerebral Palsy Alliance?
Cerebral Palsy Alliance “help babies, children, teenagers and adults living with neurological and physical disabilities lead the most comfortable, independent and inclusive lives possible.” 
They are a registered Australian charity. Their ABN is 45000062288.
Why do they exist?
In Australia there are approximately 34,000 people with cerebral palsy. It is estimated to cost an average of $43,431 to care for a person with cerebral palsy per year. 
The Cerebral Palsy Alliance’s core mission is to “build futures for people with cerebral palsy.” 
What do they do?
The Cerebral Palsy Alliance operates from 112 sites throughout metropolitan, regional and rural NSW and the ACT. 
They undertake the following core activities:
Services: provide support, services and equipment for children and adults each year. The Cerebral Palsy Alliance therapy teams work with individuals and families to maximise their participation in the community.
Research: fund research for cerebral palsy prevention, cure and intervention through CPA Research Foundation.
Innovation: deliver Remarkable, Australia’s first disability tech accelerator.
Training alliance: provide opportunities for training and employment of those with cerebral palsy.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to Cerebral Palsy Alliance?
We believe that it is likely that your donation to Cerebral Palsy Alliance will be used as stated, that is, to help babies, children, teenagers and adults living with neurological and physical disabilities lead the most comfortable, independent and inclusive lives possible.
We believe that Cerebral Palsy Alliance is likely to be trustworthy. It is clear how donations are used and who the charity is run by. Cerebral Palsy Alliance gives a comprehensive overview of their financial position. It’s clear who is accountable for Cerebral Palsy Alliance. They describe leadership roles and how they monitor performance.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance are also likely to be effective. They describe their strategic objectives, report the activities and results delivered in the last financial year and indicate that they review their services.
However, in order for us to have complete confidence they are using money for its intended purpose, we recommend they:
disclose their policy for managing conflicts of interest
report activities and results in a way that demonstrates progress against their strategic plan
provide further detail on how they evaluate the effectiveness of their services.
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We have investigated the finances, operations and results of Cerebral Palsy Alliance and present our evaluation in a report that you can download now. This evaluation shows you how your donation is spent, who is running the organisation and whether there are any potential conflicts of interest. It also examines whether the charity can demonstrate that they are delivering meaningful results. Finally, it contains our recommendations for potential donors and the reasoning behind them.
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Find out whether Cerebral Palsy Alliance is the charity for you. In this evaluation we describe what this charity does and why, what you should know about them, how your money is spent, who is running the organisation and whether they deliver results. Last of all, we recommend whether you should donate to them based on the findings of our analysis.