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Artificial Intelligence

Aristotle’s AI

Will artificial intelligence help philanthropists make decisions with a "warm heart and a cold eye"? Caitriona Fay considers the influence of technology on philanthropy.

Gift table

Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • nib foundation to 10 charity partners supporting vulnerable and marginalised groups.


  • Pamela Galli to Prof Doug Hilton, director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

    $5 million

  • Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation to 16 groups including the Hunter Medical Research Institute.


  • Victoria Law Foundation to St Kilda Legal Service and Victorian AIDS Council


  • Paul Ramsay Foundation to Generation V

    $24.5 million

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