Category Archives: How-to

Rethinking philanthropy


Have you reached nirvana yet or are you stuck in inertia? Teresa Zolnierkiewicz explains the 5 Stages of Philanthropy.

PAFs Unpacked: What is a Private Ancillary Fund?

Private Ancillary Fund

Private Ancillary Funds are structures for strategic long-term giving that can give donors tax deductibility, flexibility, and deeper engagement in their charitable giving. This coming year they could distribute approximately $800 million, says JB Were’s Shamal Dass.

Have you got global goals?

UN Global Goals

Squirrel Main reveals why the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a vital tool for effective grantmaking.

Mining Data to Help Combat PTSD


“World class research takes world class collaboration and 100% commitment.” How a close partnership is producing ground-breaking research on the long-term effects of PTSD on veterans.

The Role Model: Social Traders

social procurement

Social Traders has been the voice of social enterprises in Australia for nearly a decade, but now the organisation is practicing what it preaches – honing its focus to create greater impact. That focus is social procurement.

Three Years to Save the World


“We must now redirect capital away from fossil fuels and toward zero carbon solutions with an urgency that reflects the surety of the science and the scale of what we have to lose.” AEGN’s Lou O’Halloran on why and how philanthropists can divest from fossil fuels.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • FRRR NSW and Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) to Taster Property Inc


  • FRRR NSW and Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) to Griffith Skills Training Centre Ltd


  • William Buckland Foundation to Very Special Kids and Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)


  • Alecca McKinless to Huntingtons Queensland


  • Avon Australia and New Zealand to Breast Cancer Trials


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