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Benchmarking collective giving in Australia


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.

It takes two: Nick Harrington and Rob Keldoulis


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.

Winning ways: Luke Terry 2015 Social Enterprise Champion 


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.


Philanthropic boards: Some inconvenient truths Premium

“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.


Philanthropy with impact: Why you need genderosity

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.


Collective giving in Australia: 10 leaders share their wisdom

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.


The future of collective giving

In Part 2 of our collective giving special, nine collective giving leaders ponder sustainability and the future of collective giving in Australia.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Norm Anderson Young People’s Trust to Inner North Community Foundation


  • Sargents Pies Charitable Foundation to The Shepherd Centre


  • Reichstein Foundation to 15 nonprofit organisations

    More than $75,000 in total

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


  • Greater Charitable Foundation to Sutherland Shire Carer Support Service


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