Facebook founder and philanthropist Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged $US25 million to the US Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight the deadly Ebola disease - one of the largest single donations so far.
The international Movember Foundation has committed to spend $41.5 million to change the way men live with, and beyond, prostate cancer in a campaign being rolled out across UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada.
Google Australia has revealed the 10 Not for Profit finalists in it’s $2million Impact Challenge and the global online technology giant has called on the Australian public to vote for its favourite project.
Global aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has declined a cash offer from the Federal Government to fight Ebola in West Africa instead urging Australia to send trained emergency medical personnel.
Nominations have opened for the 2014 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards worth $150,000, to commemorate Sydney Myers life and love of the arts.
Two young social entrepreneurs have been awarded $10,000 each from the Qantas Foundation to take their social change ideas to the next level.
The Australian Institute of Company Directors has announced the recipients of the inaugural board diversity scholarships for women in rural and remote areas - delivering 30 scholarships across five States.
The Macquarie Group Foundation is calling for nominations for two awards, including one worth $100,000, which foster social innovation in the Not for Profit sector.
Grants of up to $30,000 from charitable trust, the Telematics Trust, are now open for Not for Profits working on innovative educational projects in Victoria.
A number of community leadership scholarships are now available as part of the South Australian Governor’s Leadership Foundation (GLF) program for 2015.
The Australian Centre for Social Innovation has launched the inaugural Innovation in Ageing Challenge in partnership with South Australia's Office for the Ageing offering $100,000 in funding for projects that improve the lives of older people living in South Australia.
Governance Institute of Australia is offering scholarships for those working in the Not for Profit sector who are interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in governance.
A corporate, government and Not for Profit partnership will result in the world’s largest nature discovery project, Bush Blitz, being ramped up to broaden the search for Australia’s least known plant and animal species.
Billionaire Australian businessman James Packer is setting up one of Australia’s largest philanthropic foundations pledging $200 million over 10 years in charity funding.
The Westpac Foundation has opened its next round of social enterprise grants and announced the latest recipients of grants worth $1.2 million to support local community organisations and social enterprises around Australia.
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More than $295,000 in grants is available to Not for Profits that support older people living in small rural, regional and remote communities.
Scholarships, worth up to $12,500, are now on offer to women in rural and remote areas to complete a course in governance, in a bid to lift female representation on boards and senior executive positions.
Fellowships, worth up to $20,000, are on offer to those doing research and projects that expand and enhance Melbourne’s reputation as a centre of knowledge excellence.
A grant of $50,000 is on offer for a Queensland charity that provides social welfare support to people who are most disadvantaged.
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