The Westpac Foundation has launched a Social Scale-up Grant Program to support Australian social enterprises.
The Harvard Club of Victoria is offering Fellowships for Not for Profit CEOs which will send up to three executives to the US Harvard Business School in 2016.
The national organisation for women’s safety research is calling for applications for grants funding to investigate domestic violence perpetrator interventions.
Australian profit for purpose investor, LeapFrog Investments, has received US$350 million (A$500 million) from Fortune 500 insurance company, Prudential Financial, to expand its operations in Africa.
Superannuation fund HESTA’s first investment from its $30 million impact investment fund has been allocated to a Not for Profit community housing provider.
Queensland’s inaugural Women’s Week program will include $75,000 in grants to support events and activities that celebrate the achievements of women and girls.
A social enterprise that provides disengaged youth with skills and community connections as well as managing the earth’s resources has won the 2015 Impact100 Melbourne grant of $100,000.
The Australian Cancer Research Foundation has announced its 2015 grant awards, including one of the largest private grants for cancer research equipment in Australian history, as part of its $10 million 30th anniversary program.
Not for Profits building or modifying disability housing can apply for a share of $10 million of new Commonwealth Government grants funding.
The Australian public is being asked to vote online to decide which 19 shortlisted local community projects to get kids to be more physically active will be awarded a share in half a million dollars from the Medibank Community Fund.
Creative Partnerships Australia is offering matched funding for independent artists who have a project to fund with a crowdfunding campaign in mind.
One of Australia’s largest private contributors to biomedical research, the Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundations, has awarded $1.5 million to seven researchers, including $1 million towards reducing the cost of medicines worldwide.
The NSW Government has announced a $60 million package to target perpetrators and those who have experienced domestic and family violence - a move welcomed by the Not for Profit sector.
One of the world’s largest cancer charities, Cancer Research UK has launched what it describes as the biggest and most ambitious cancer grants in the world aimed at overcoming the barriers to beating cancer.
Empowering women, protecting wildlife, and overcoming poverty are among the 18 charitable causes awarded a total of $300,000 in community grants from funds managers, Australian Ethical Investment.
The Federal Government has announced $160,000 in grants for 24 community organisations to allow them to showcase their philanthropic partnerships during the inaugural Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week.
Major Melbourne giving circle, Impact100 Melbourne, has announced the top four organisations in the running for its annual $100,000 High Impact Grant.
Philanthropic trust managers, Perpetual, the Australian Scholarships Foundation and Australian Institute of Company Directors have joined together to boost Not for Profit governance, opening applications for the 2016 Not for Profit Governance Scholarships.
Social Leadership Australia is calling for talented NFP executives and future leaders, who are driven to tackle complex social issues but don’t have the means to finance their development, to apply for the Sydney Leadership 2016 scholarships.
Four Australian Not for Profits have pocketed more than $840,000 to tackle youth unemployment.
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