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Why philanthropy should invest in social enterprise Premium

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The keynote by Mark Gunton, from the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, was one of the most talked about presentations at the recent Philanthropy Australia conference. That’s not to say it was universally lauded—but it did put social enterprise squarely on philanthropy’s radar.

Mae Hong on ‘performance enhancing philanthropy’ Premium

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One of the stars of this year’s Philanthropy Australia conference, Mae Hong from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, shares her thoughts with Ben Clark from Australian Executor Trustees on the shift from transactional to transformative funding.

Behind the headlines: Stephen Heintz and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund

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The President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund talks transparency, metrics mania, the decade-long groundwork preceding THAT divestment announcement and how—despite an intergenerational spat that made the front page of the NY Times—philanthropy kept the Rockefeller family together.

Easy rider: Jed Emerson, Part Two

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“Have you optimised the total value of what it is you have the potential to create?” That’s Jed Emerson’s biggest question for philanthropy. Why? Because to his mind, “the point is not to simply do better and more philanthropy. The point is to change the world.” Emerson picks up where he left off in this, the second part of our profile story.

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Recent donations, grants and corporate partnerships

  • Newman’s Own Foundation to CanTeen

    $130,000

  • John Richard Kuhlmann Foundation to South West Sydney Local Health District

    $450,000

  • CAGES Foundation to various organisations working to improve the opportunities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

    $1.2 million

  • Gail Kelly to UNSW

    $1,000,000

  • Lyone Foundation to Feel the Magic Foundation, Soldier On, The Gold Foundation

    $57,000

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