A Philanthropist's Guide to the Future

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“We believe philanthropy is changing. The points of entry have grown more diverse, the attitudes more humble and inclusive, the tactics more sophisticated.”

Need to know: Media morsels from near and far

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Latest: Women’s voices ring clear in world of philanthropy; What is social enterprise? Have your say in 1-minute; Queen’s Birthday honours 2017 honours for philanthropists John Gandel, Josephine and Tony Sukkar, David Paradice and Chris Cuffe; A Billionaire Defends Modern Philanthropy; When Silicon Valley execs suddenly make billions, they turn to this man to help them give it away; The future of truth: Can philanthropy help mitigate misinformation?; Risk, Trust, and Impact: Connecting the Dots; Gail Kelly appointed to Australian Philanthropic Services Board; Celebrating Eve Mahlab AO; Leading Australian Companies JB Hi-Fi and SEEK call on businesses to support workplace giving; Is philanthropy catching on among China's super rich?; Capital Raising Target of Social Impact Bonds Met in One Month; Giving Circles in the U.S. Grow: What Does That Mean for Institutional Philanthropy?

Philanthropy in the Pub

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Think you need grey hair and millions of dollars to get started in philanthropy? You need to get along to Philanthropy in the Pub. Next event is June 21, Sydney.

Philanthropy and government working together

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It’s been two years since Generosity last caught up with FRRR’s Innovation for Community Impact Program. One of the biggest lessons learned in that time has been that working innovatively often requires a leap of faith and an element of flexibility.

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How Collette is redefining philanthropy

Luca Giovanangeli takes a closer look at the corporate giving of global tour operator Collette which was recently named by Forbes magazine as one of five organisations redefining philanthropy.

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Lost conversations in philanthropy

Who’s ready to talk about failure in philanthropy? Fiona Higgins is. Here she ponders three reasons why we fail to talk about failure and gives an account of one of her own philanthropy fails.

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Innovate for impact: Philanthropy NZ Summit 2017

Philanthropy New Zealand’s 2017 Summit took a deep dive into two of philanthropy’s hottest topics: innovation and impact. Among the highlights were Allan and Rachel English who shared their generational perspectives and Mark Randazzo from Engaged Donors for Global Equity.

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Volunteering, your way with Vollie

May 8-14 is National Volunteer Week— the annual celebration of Australia’s six million volunteers. Social enterprise and online volunteer marketplace, Vollie, is determined to see that figure grow.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Christine Christian to State Library Victoria

    $2 million

  • Impact100 SA to Backpacks 4 SA Kids

    $100,000

  • Impact100 SA to Youth Opportunities Association (SA)

    $100,000

  • John T Reid Charitable Trust to FRRR's Cyclone Debbie Recovery Fund

    $50,000

  • Brazil Family Foundation to Queensland Brain Institute at University of Qld

    $5 million

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