Category Archives: Innovation & Inspiration

Imagination is power: Muhammad Yunus


Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus on why human beings are born to be entrepreneurs; philanthropy as social business investor; achieving ‘super happiness’; sharing failure; challenging the financial system; combatting inequality and more.

The art of philanthropic engagement: Sarah Wickham


A leader of Australia’s next-generation of givers, Good Mob co-founder and Equity Trustees Philanthropy Manager, Sarah Wickham, is growing a movement that goes beyond the traditional urban base of philanthropy and engages a diverse range of new social change agents.

The antidote to negativity


The Funding Network’s Lisa Cotton explains how a live collective giving event became a powerful antidote on the night that the US election result was announced.

Making Australia great again


Maree Sidey from Australian Communities Foundation says recent events in the US underscore the importance of philanthropy as an expression of democracy in action.

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.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Impact100 Sydney to Leichardt Women’s Community Health Centre


  • ANZ Banking Group to FRRR's Repair-Restore-Renew Fund


  • Ian Potter Foundation to Victoria University

    $5 million

  • Jack Ma Foundation to University of Newcastle

    $26.4 million

  • The Wicking Trust to The GroundSwell Project

    $390,000 over three years

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