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Latest: Scott Morrison endorses social impact investing; The philanthropy data gap: measuring what matters; Philanthropy can reduce inequality; To prevent climate-related disasters, invest differently; How to discuss philanthropy with wealthy clients; Universities line up for new $3 billion Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation; Giving circles effectively engage all types of donors, new study finds.

STEMing the Flow


A new report commissioned by the Invergowrie Foundation gives a roadmap to growing girls’ interest in STEM subjects and careers.

TFN CEO Lisa Cotton to Step Down in 2018


“Lisa’s vision and uncompromising commitment to getting TFN off the ground and flourishing has contributed to the growth of the broader philanthropic ecosystem.”

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The Game Changer Premium

Paul Ramsay Foundation CEO Simon Freeman on systemic change, giving away money responsibly and funding the fabric of philanthropy.


Women with Purpose

All about the national Telstra Business Women’s For Purpose and Social Enterprise Award finalists.


Funding for the Futures of Australia’s First Peoples

If we are going to close the gap, our healthcare system needs systemic change with a focus on collaboration, capacity-building and training, says public health expert and advocate for Aboriginal health and education, Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Impact100 WA to Dress for Success


  • Impact100 WA to Carad


  • Paul Ramsay Foundation to ORIGINS Project

    $13 million

  • Community Sector Banking to 6 not-for-profit organisations tackling family violence and homelessness.


  • Sydney Community Foundation and Sydney Airport to 107 Projects


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