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Latest: How Philanthropy Programs Can Attract—and Keep—Young Employees; Billionaire donors agree to pool philanthropic resources; Inside the Minds of Wealthy Donors; Philanthropy’s bid to ensure medical research funds safe and Sohn; New CEO of Impact Investment Group Says Sector is Thriving; The Impact of Investing in philanthropy; Forming a Picture of the New Philanthropist; The new form of collective giving, changing philanthropy in Australia; Funders: Come In Early, Stay Late.

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.


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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An Opportunity to End Global Poverty

Opportunity International's Robert Dunn on making a lasting difference, the evolution of microfinance, the importance of clarity and being an agent of trust.

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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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