23 Sep 2016
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6 Sep 2016
Caitriona Fay shares the story of Lionel and Yvonne Spencer and their significant legacy that will help thousands of Australians in perpetuity.
1 Sep 2016
The first of its kind research is designed to help the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership better understand the potential of collective giving to grow philanthropy in Australia.
1 Sep 2016
Australia’s giving sector comes together this month for the biennial Philanthropy Australia conference (Sept 21-22). Whether you call yourself a philanthropist, grant maker, impact investor, social entrepreneur or impact entrepreneur, there’s something for everyone.
1 Sep 2016
There’s no telling where a connection made at The Funding Network will take you. Its events have sparked the beginning of many an inspiring relationship between grass-roots nonprofits and new supporters.
1 Sep 2016
Jane Jose outlines three reasons why the Foundation has chosen to join forces to bring about positive change and long-term rehabilitation for women in the criminal justice system.
26 Aug 2016
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.
22 Aug 2016
Equity Trustees has announced $10 million will be channelled towards empowering change in five key granting areas.
18 Aug 2016
The University receives what is thought to be among the biggest ever philanthropic gifts to the arts in Queensland.
6 Aug 2016
With Australians spending $19 billion a year on online shopping, two new social enterprises have found a way to put a small percentage of that money into the hands of nonprofit groups.
Fourth generation trustee and chair of the Sunshine Foundation board, Sam Hunt, shares his thoughts and experience about generational change, the shift from funding charity to funding ambition and why philanthropy is more than just giving money.
“This isn’t a marketing tactic,” says Radley Property founder Belinda Bentley. “Every business should be socially sustainable in the long term.”
“It’s all too easy for the work of a foundation to be characterised by years of ‘good enough’ decisions because no one is ever going to hold trustees accountable for the social impact they failed to achieve.” Fiona Higgins on why boards need to give voices of lived experience a seat at the table.
Impact? Return on investment? Multiplier effect? Julie Reilly explains how to achieve the biggest bang with your philanthropic buck and why sometimes to treat people equally you need to treat them differently.
When it comes to engaged philanthropy, collective giving is a force to be reckoned with. Here, in Part 1 of our collective giving special, leaders from nine of Australia’s biggest collective outfits reflect on the popularity of collective giving, challenges and lessons learned.
In Part 2 of our collective giving special, nine collective giving leaders ponder sustainability and the future of collective giving in Australia.