Tag Archives: Advisors and Planners

Mistakes, I’ve made a few

philanthropy mistakes

What do zombies, sunscreen and drones have to do with philanthropy? To find out, read David Knowles list of 5 mistakes to avoid if you want to give and give well.

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.

Lost conversations in philanthropy

Who’s ready to talk about failure in philanthropy? Fiona Higgins is. Here she ponders three reasons why we fail to talk about failure and gives an account of one of her own philanthropy fails.

Scaling for transformative impact

“Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results.” – Robin Sharma

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • StreetSmart to 156 organisations tackling homelessness


  • Lotterywest to Glass Jar Australia/Shooting Stars Program


  • Balnaves Foundation to Guardian Civic Journalism Trust

    $300,000 over three years

  • Hand Heart Pocket (Freemasons Queensland) to YellowBridge Queensland


  • Be Giving to Princess Margaret Hospital


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