Philanthropy


28 August 2014

A community activist concerned about Sydney’s housing affordability crisis has gifted a significant donation to community housing provider Bridge Housing.

27 August 2014

New research shows Not for Profit leaders are quite positive about the philanthropic climate but warn that corporate giving is on the decline.

21 August 2014

A new opinion poll has found 4 in 10 people who donate regularly to health and medical research are less likely to continue donating if the GP co-payment to fund the Medical Research Future Fund becomes a reality.

21 August 2014

Philanthropist and chair of ANZ and Coca Cola Amatil - David Gonski says a deep family involvement in medical science led him into the world of giving, but his business experience taught him a lot about impact philanthropy in this interview first published in the ANZ publication Bluenotes.

19 August 2014

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Australia is running a series of briefings in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne and on how to harness Good2Give to build Workplace Giving donations.

19 August 2014

New Australian research into social media in the Not for Profit sector has identified the top three methods charities employ to encourage people to give.

19 August 2014

Millionaire philanthropist Dick Smith has given away the first half million dollars to charity in his million dollar 2014 Charity Breakthrough pledge.

14 August 2014

Melbourne University has received a $5 million gift from a donor for new research into skin cancers in honour of her husband who died of melanoma.

12 August 2014

Philanthropy Australia 2014 National Conference on Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 September will be bringing together leading philanthropists, trendsetters and visionaries from Australia and around the world.

05 August 2014

Wealthy Australians with private philanthropic foundations are giving more to charitable causes in health, education and welfare, but less to the environment, QUT research has found.

31 July 2014

Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 National Conference from September 2-3 in Melbourne is a biennale gathering not to be missed.

30 July 2014

Responsible investments are in many cases outperforming mainstream investments in Australasia, a new report has revealed.

29 July 2014

Entries have opened for one of Australia’s prestigious philanthropic portraiture prizes for women, the Portia Geach Memorial Award.

22 July 2014

Billionaire Australian businessman James Packer is setting up one of Australia’s largest philanthropic foundations pledging $200 million over 10 years in charity funding.

17 July 2014

The lack of systematic reform of Australia's Deductible Gift Recipient framework is a particular problem and continues to let many of our charities down, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

17 July 2014

Pro Bono Australia’s Guide to Giving publication will celebrate its 25th year in 2015 - a publication that puts Not for Profit organisations in front of 56,000 donors Australia-wide each year.

17 July 2014

Making a positive impact on society through thoughtful investments of time, money, or expertise ranks highly among the world’s wealthiest according to a new global report.

16 July 2014

A ground-breaking online donation matching marketplace called Givematcher allows any Australian donor to donate to charities and, in real-time, to have their donations matched by a choice of socially-minded companies that have allocated budgets to support the same charities.

15 July 2014

A new collective giving circle, the Melbourne Women’s Fund, has attracted prominent women in philanthropy ahead of its official launch on July 21.

14 July 2014

More than 50 leading Australian and international speakers will join up to 1,000 delegates to debate and discuss trends in philanthropy and giving at Philanthropy Australia’s 2014 National Conference in Melbourne on September 2 - 3.

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