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Latest: Why measuring impact is good for business; Equity Trustees awards first grant under new $10m program; Michael Traill’s new book; Doing good by doing well; How family businesses can become impact investors; Zuckerberg sells $95M in Facebook shares for philanthropy.

Winning ways: Luke Terry 2015 Social Enterprise Champion 

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Luke Terry from Toowoomba Clubhouse was recognised as the inaugural Social Enterprise Champion in 2015. A year and a half on, Luke says the award changed his life, starting conversations and opening new doors to drive his aspirations to grow social enterprise in Toowoomba further.

Courageous philanthropy: Fleur Spitzer

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Launching the new Fleur Spitzer Sub-Fund, Mary Crooks from the Victorian Women’s Trust described philanthropist Fleur Spitzer thus: “Instead of philanthropy with a predilection for conservative, safe and risk averse grantmaking, Fleur is a proud feminist, family woman, feisty and generous donor”.

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Know thy impact

The Ian Potter Foundation’s Dr Squirrel Main lends her expertise to the topic that’s top of mind in philanthropy today: impact measurement.

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Modern royal: The Prince’s Charities Australia Premium

Janine Kirk, CEO of The Prince’s Charities Australia, is responsible for developing and delivering projects that align with the many and varied charitable interests of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in Australia. Here she shares her insights on what it takes to keep pace with The Prince’s appetite for social innovation.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Inner North Community Foundation to 20 charitable organisations in Darebin, Moreland and Yarra.

    $360,000

  • Greater Charitable Foundation to Sutherland Shire Carer Support Service

    $50,000

  • Greater Charitable Foundation to Starlight Children’s Foundation

    $300,000

  • Greater Charitable Foundation to OzHarvest

    $50,000

  • Greater Charitable Foundation to McGrath Foundation

    $250,000

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