20 Jan 2017
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19 Jan 2017
Col Duthie and Genevieve Timmons share insights gleaned from a frank roundtable discussion between ‘givers’ and ‘doers’ which highlighted the importance of open exchange, shared understanding of outcomes and the importance of trust and personal connection between grant makers and grant seekers.
16 Jan 2017
With support from Social Ventures Australia, Westpac, Paul Ramsay Foundation, Ian Potter Foundation, the Australian Government and more, Toowoomba’s Vanguard Laundry Services has opened for business.
13 Jan 2017
For the second year in a row, the English Family Foundation and StartSomeGood have joined forces to launch the Social Enterprise Design Challenge. Be quick - applications close Jan 31.
12 Jan 2017
Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA) announces international banking and finance leader Alastair McGibbon will replace outgoing CEO Ben Gales.
11 Jan 2017
Social enterprise, hacking philanthropy, collective giving, mass intergenerational wealth transfer and inspiring leadership—here are 2016’s most read stories.
14 Dec 2016
Ten gems from Fiona Higgins that will reconnect you with the spirit of the season. The best bit? You don’t need millions for this kind of giving—it’s about generosity of spirit, and it’s a great way to get your kids involved, too.
8 Dec 2016
Are you an emerging philanthropist committed to learning and sharing best practices? Do you have the will and creativity to be a philanthropic innovator? Philanthropy Australia’s Emerging Philanthropist Accelerator Program could be just what you’re looking for.
1 Dec 2016
Eight of Australia’s most innovative and inspiring social enterprises have taken out the honours at this year’s Social Enterprise Awards.
28 Nov 2016
Catherine Brown from Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation says protecting human rights and freedoms is the business of philanthropy.
Chris Friday believes in two key things: you don’t have to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist and that from little things big things grow.
As the Summer Foundation celebrates its tenth anniversary, Di Winkler shares insights from the foundation’s experience of co-designing systems change to keep young people out of nursing homes.
Archie Law from ActionAid Australia outlines the new type of sustainable international development that’s catching the attention—and support—of philanthropic funders such as the Planet Wheeler Foundation.
Move over, old white guys, the world needs women in philanthropy says David Knowles, who shares his reflections from a recent event during the Women Moving Millions tour.
The Funding Network’s Lisa Cotton explains how a live collective giving event became a powerful antidote on the night that the US election result was announced.
Maree Sidey from Australian Communities Foundation says recent events in the US underscore the importance of philanthropy as an expression of democracy in action.