Upcoming Seminars and Workshops

Australasian Social Business Forum

Join Muhammad Yunus & Australia’s most disruptive social investors and entrepreneurs including Allan English and Audette Exel – Change Our World.

Why should you attend?
• To meet and network with Australia’s leading social entrepreneurs and investors
• To learn to use business knowledge to solve entrenched social problems
• To harness disruptive thinking in the social domain
• To inspire individuals and communities to drive real and lasting change
• To explore how global corporations and philanthropists are partnering with social entrepreneurs to solve social problems.

Register now to lead the change: join in conversation with world’s leading social investors, innovators and entrepreneurs at this one-day must attend event on 6 April 2017 in Melbourne.

Full event details here. 

Start: April 6
End: April 6
Venue: 700 Bourke Street, Melbourne

2017 Generosity Forum

Conversations in changing philanthropy

Philanthropy in Australia is undergoing significant change. A new philanthropic culture is starting to emerge, one that is embracing change and dynamism, and encouraging giving in different ways, shapes and forms.

If you are part of the philanthropic community, then the Generosity Forum is a great place to learn and network. Whether you’re a donor, funder, advisor, social entrepreneur, impact investor, administrator of a trust/foundation, nonprofit/charity executive, or connected to philanthropy in some other way, the forum will help you understand how the giving landscape is shifting and the implications.

Program highlights include:

  • Philanthropic leaders share their perspective on giving
  • Giving case studies
  • How to evaluate the impact of your giving
  • Best practice giving insights
  • Family philanthropy
  • Social Enterprise – perspective from both sides of the fence
  • Impact investing – the good, the bad and the ugly
  • “How-to”, tips and practical guidance on giving

Speakers and panellists include some of Australia’s leading donors, funders, industry experts, advisors and specialists in philanthropy.

Register or view the full program here. 

 

Start: March 29
End: March 29
Venue: Melbourne

Launch of Impact100 Sydney North’s first granting year

Celebrate collective giving at a very special evening, the launch of Impact100 Sydney North’s first granting year and focus area for the inaugural $100,000 high impact grant.

The evening will include stunning views of Sydney Harbour, delicious canapés, wine and inspirational speakers, Paul Clitheroe AM and Ronni Kahn. 

Tickets are available for purchase for $50 per person here. 

Start: March 9 @ 6:00 pm
End: March 9 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS), Kirribilli

Philanthropy in the Pub

Philanthropy in the Pub is back!

This session will focus on citizen-centric philanthropy – an idea that decision making is better when its shaped by the knowledge and insight from communities. We’ll also explore how working collaboratively and sharing power over decision making can ultimately empower the delivery of the most effective philanthropy.

Our expert panellists include: 

Belinda Bentley – Founder and Director, Radley Property

Paul Harkin – Director Community Development, The Benevolent Society

Melissa Smith – Founder and Director, Noble Ambition

Read more about the speakers here.

 

COST: $25 which includes 2 drinks and canapés

RSVP here.

 

Start: March 8 @ 6:00 pm
End: March 8 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: The Imperial Hotel, 252 Oxford St, Paddington

The Funding Network – Sydney

The Funding Network hosts live crowd-funding events that make giving fun, inspirational and easy.
 
For their first 2017 Sydney event, The Funding Network is partnering with Macquarie Group to showcase a diverse group of grassroots nonprofits and social entrepreneurs presenting inspiring programs that provide opportunity, drive positive impact and strengthen the communities in which we live through social innovation.
Register here or contact Suz Chambers for more information: 02 9252 2929 or info@thefundingnetwork.com.au

Cost : $30

Start: March 1 @ 5:30 pm
End: March 1 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: Macquarie Group, 1 Shelley St, Sydney

The Channel presents a Panel Discussion: LGBTQIA+ in Australia

Join The Channel for an evening to explore challenges and opportunities, now and in the future for LGBTQIA+ Australians.

In light of recent world events, it’s a better time than ever to come together in solidarity to share knowledge, empathy and hope.

Each of our panellists are working to change the way Australians experience gender and sexuality for the better in a different field. Hear their perspectives and join the conversation during our Q & A session.

Tickets are FREE for Members of The Channel and $10 for non-Members. Everyone is welcome. Places are limited so get in quick!

Full details and tickets here.

 

Start: February 24 @ 6:00 pm
End: February 24 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: Wheeler Centre, Melbourne

FIA Conference 2017

Master the art and science of raising more funds.  This year’s conference program brings together science, art, brilliant minds and extraordinary ideas to create real fundraising chemistry.

So please enjoy this chance to put your techniques under the microscope, learn from the experiments of others and mix with the best in the industry.

For full program and to register head to fiaconference.org.au

Phone 1300 889 670

Email training@fia.org.au

Start: February 22 @ 8:00 am
End: February 24 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Gold Coast
Cost: See website

The Funding Network – Melbourne

The Funding Network’s next event in Melbourne will highlight social change programs addressing the needs of people affected by family and domestic violence.
The event is hosted by Hall & Wilcox in collaboration with the Australian Women Donors Network, Victorian Women Lawyers and Victorian Women’s Trust.

Event Time: 5:30pm for 6pm start

Contact: Suz Chambers

Contact Phone: 02 9252 2929

Contact Email: info@thefundingnetwork.com.au

Cost: $30

Start: November 17, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 17, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: Hall and Wilcox, Rialto South Tower, 525 Collins St, Melbourne

Women Moving Millions: The Power of Women – MELB

An unmissable event featuring Ann Lovell & Jacki Zehner of the U.S. based Women Moving Millions, for donors, social investors, executives in philanthropic trusts and foundations and social change-makers.

These inspiring speakers will be in conversation with renowned author and journalist Catherine Fox, exploring how investing in women and girls can accelerate social change.

Whatever your gender, whatever your role in philanthropy, social or financial investment, you won’t want to miss this compelling conversation.

Register here.

Start: November 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
End: November 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Pwc, 2 Southbank Blvd, Southbank

Women Moving Millions: The Power of Women – SYD

An unmissable event featuring Ann Lovell & Jacki Zehner of the U.S. based Women Moving Millions, for donors, social investors, executives in philanthropic trusts and foundations and social change-makers.

These inspiring speakers will be in conversation with renowned author and journalist Catherine Fox, exploring how investing in women and girls can accelerate social change.

Whatever your gender, whatever your role in philanthropy, social or financial investment, you won’t want to miss this compelling conversation.

Register here.

Start: November 10, 2016 @ 11:30 am
End: November 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: AMP, 33 Alfred Street, Sydney

Gift table

Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Impact100 Sydney to Leichardt Women’s Community Health Centre

    $100,000

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

    $50,000

  • 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

See all gifts