Upcoming Seminars and Workshops

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

The Funding Network – Sydney

The Funding Network is collaborating with Clayton Utz to present a special ‘Diversity And Social Inclusion’ event on Wednesday 9 November in Sydney.
The event will feature grassroots charities that deliver programs addressing social inclusion and diversity in the workplace, specifically for the following groups: people living with a disability, Indigenous groups, the LGBTI community and refugees.
This event will showcase three exceptional change-makers with a target to raise $15,000+ each.
 

Event time: 5.30 for 6pm start

Contact Name: Suz Chambers
Contact Phone: 02 9252 2929
Contact Email: info@thefundingnetwork.com.au
Cost: $30
Start: November 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
End: November 9, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: Clayton Utz, 1 Bligh St, Sydney

Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific 2016

MAKING IT HAPPEN

Deals. Deep dives. Dynamics.

Join 200+ influential institutional and private impact investors

Join impact investment thought leaders, trailblazers, and experts at an inspiring Summit like no other. Register to secure your place at an education-rich array of international keynote and thought-provoking panel sessions, real deal case studies, deep dives and panel discussions. Hear all you need to know and gain from the fast-growing global impact investment sector. Experience a program curated by experts in the community for the investment community – allocating capital for the common good.

Our international speakers will bring valuable insight into the global landscape providing current best practice, international case studies, examples of impact portfolios, deals, investment processes and knowledge of new frontiers.

– Amit Bouri, CEO & Co-founder Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) (US)
– Ben Thornley, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Tideline (US)
– Abigail Noble, CEO of The ImPact (US)
– David Wood, Director, Initiative for Responsible Investment (US)
– Amit Bhatia, CEO of Impact Investors Council (IND)
– Wolfgang Hafenmayer, Head of Societal Impact Advisory at Trusted Family (CH)

To register, or learn more about the Summit, visit the website

 

Start: October 26, 2016
End: October 28, 2016
Venue: Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Sydney

NFMRI Medical Research Innovation Conference

The second National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) annual conference will focus on exploring strategies and solutions to help build, support and grow the biomedical innovation sector in Australia.

It will bring together local and international experts to explore four key themes focused around how private and social investments in medical research, together with different strategies and bold actions, can lead to the advancement of innovations. The program will also examine how we can increase Australia’s capability and capacity to deliver results all whilst growing the local economy. This includes building a culture and funding ecosystem where industry, government, academia, venture capital and philanthropy converge to support innovations from beginning to end.

Delegates will leave the conference with a better understanding of how to improve collaborations and how to build relationships between research and industry.

 

For more information about the conference visit the NFMRI website.

Start: October 18, 2016
End: October 19, 2016
Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Funding Network – Karratha

The Funding Network is thrilled to be staging its first event in Karratha on Thursday 25 August, thanks to event partners City of Karratha, Rio Tinto, FRRR, Karratha & Districts Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Lotterywest. This event will showcase three exceptional change-makers with a target to raise $15,000 each and with donations generously matched by Rio Tinto up to $7,500 each.

 

Tickets are $20 and you can register here: https://www.thefundingnetwork.com.au/events/upcoming-events-list/karratha-2016/

Start: October 13, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
End: October 13, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Venue: Karratha Leisureplex, Opposite Broadhurst Road, Dampier Hwy

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • 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

  • The Wicking Trust to National Ageing Research Institute

    $3.18 million over five years

  • The Wicking Trust to University of Tasmania

    $3.72 million over five years

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