Tag Archives: Nonprofit Profile

An Opportunity to End Global Poverty

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Opportunity International’s Robert Dunn on making a lasting difference, the evolution of microfinance, the importance of clarity and being an agent of trust.

Pretty Inspirational

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Merissa Forsyth is pretty passionate about the effect of negative body image on children, so much so that she recently launched the non-profit Pretty Foundation.

The case for shared equity: Philanthropy and homelessness


Jeanette Large explains how, with the help of philanthropic funders such as Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and Perpetual, Women’s Property Initiatives is piloting innovative solutions for older women facing homelessness.

Modern royal: The Prince’s Charities Australia


Janine Kirk, CEO of The Prince’s Charities Australia, is responsible for developing and delivering projects that align with the many and varied charitable interests of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in Australia. Here she shares her insights on what it takes to keep pace with The Prince’s appetite for social innovation.

Clarity of purpose: Justice Connect Premium


“Clarity is hard work—it’s much easier to be murky,” says Justice Connect CEO Fiona McLeay. On the eve of her trip to the US to take up her Stanford Australia Foundation Dyson Bequest Scholarship, she shares her insights about impact and what it takes to build successful partnerships with philanthropy.

Maestro’s Circle: Sydney Symphony Orchestra


The Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Artistic Director, David Robertson, is leading by example when it comes to philanthropic support for one of Australia’s most beloved arts organisations.

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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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