Category Archives: Innovation & Inspiration

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.

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.

Dollars & Sense: New social enterprise book project


Noted philanthropist and impact investor, Geoff Harris, is backing a new book project to promote the social enterprise in Australia, while aiming to put something back into the social enterprise sector with grants funded from the book’s innovative sponsorship model.

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.

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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


  • Impact100 SA to Youth Opportunities Association (SA)


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


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

    $5 million

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