Who are National Heart Foundation of Australia
National Heart Foundation of Australia is asking for your donation to help support their vision for "an Australia free of heart disease".
National Heart Foundation of Australia is a registered Australian charity. Their ACNC profile can be found here.
Note: This assessment is of National Heart Foundation of Australia prior to the June 2018 merge with State Divisions.
Why do they exist?
They state that “more than 620,000 Australians are living with heart disease and each year approximately 54,000 Australians suffer a heart attack.”
Their mission is "to prevent heart disease and improve the heart health and quality of life of all Australians". They have a goal to link their work to a global target of a 25% reduction in premature deaths by 2025, through curbing chronic disease risks (including cardiovascular disease).
What do they do?
National Heart Foundation of Australia undertake the following activities:
• funding world-class cardiovascular research
• guiding health professionals on preventing and treating heart disease
• educating Australians about making healthy choices
• supporting people living with heart conditions
• advocating to government and industry to improve heart health in Australia.
How do they earn their money?
How do they spend their money?
Should I donate to National Heart Foundation of Australia?
We believe that it is likely that your donation to National Heart Foundation of Australia will be used as stated, that is, to “improve the health and happiness of animals and the people who care for them.”
We believe that National Heart Foundation of Australia is trustworthy. They consistently demonstrate that funds are used in pursuit of the mission. They are clear about their financial model and how donations are used. They describe who is in charge and their role in monitoring the performance of the organisation. Finally, they have policies to help avoid the misuse of funds.
National Heart Foundation of Australia also demonstrate basic indicators of effectiveness. They clearly describe their strategic objectives, the activities they deliver and the results of their work.
However, in order for us to have complete confidence they are using money for its intended purpose, we recommend National Heart Foundation of Australia verify the following:
• that they evaluate their effectiveness.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
We have investigated the finances, operations and results of National Heart Foundation of Australia 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 National Heart Foundation of Australia 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.