The sister of US billionaire Warren Buffett has launched GivingWithPurpose, described as the first ever Open Online Course on effective charitable giving.
The modern day philanthropists in 2013 are ‘impatient’ with self-made wealth who want to see the end of big issues in their lifetime and be able to measure their impact, a high impact philanthropy event in Melbourne has been told.
While becoming a social entrepreneur may be the ‘cool thing to do,’ having a ‘rockstar’ mentality is not the right mindset when solving social problems, a Transformative Philanthropy Forum in Melbourne has been told.
High profile businessman and philanthropist Harold Mitchell AC has put his name, and a major donation of $12.5m over five years to Victoria University, to establish a new national public policy think-tank.
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Australian philanthropists should talk about their giving to prompt others to follow their lead, according to international philanthropy expert, Roberta d’Eustachio.
For a workplace giving program to be successful it has to be led by the team and backed by the company, writes Chief Executive of Collins Food Limited Kevin Perkins.
Being kind to others makes people happier than eating chocolate, according to new Australian research released on the eve of the chocolate-rich Easter weekend.
A unique scheme to increase donations to UK charities has made awards to corporates who have embraced the program and raised money for Not for Profits.
To celebrate its tenth anniversary of teaching, the Asia Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy (APCSIP) at Swinburne University of Technology has published a booklet highlighting the individual journeys of eleven of its students and alumni.
How does a large international social-justice philanthropic agency negotiate its way between the impulse to act and its duty to account for impact? ask Swinburne University of Technology Professor John Fitzgerald.
An American University has embraced the growing trend of Impact Investing by establishing a Centre for Global Impact Investing thanks to a large philanthropic donation from a digital video entrepreneur.
A study of the next generation of major donors in the US , aged between 21 to 40, reveals that they are driven by values and not ‘valuables’ and they have the potential to become the most significant philanthropists in history.
Public schools are missing out on financial and ‘in-kind’ support from philanthropic foundations and trusts and instead relying on fetes and more traditional fundraising, according to new research.
Billionaire Graham Tuckwell and his wife Louise have given $50 million to the Australian National University to fund a new Tuckwell Scholarship program - described as the largest philanthropic gift to benefit students in Australian history.
Sector peak body, Philanthropy Australia has called for the creation an independent ombudsman with statutory powers to resolve fee disputes between licensed trustee companies and the charitable trusts they manage.
The Australian community is mourning the passing of philanthropist and media matriarch Dame Elisabeth Murdoch who has died at the age of 103.
Philanthropic leaders in Asia are looking to Australia to help grow their emerging philanthropic and social sectors. Pro Bono Australia Editor, Lina Caneva, spoke to visiting philanthropic leader Laurence Lien from Singapore.
Australian philanthropists are being urged to invest in programs to assist Aboriginal women and girls who can then act as catalysts for social change in their local communities, according to a new AMP report.
Communications agency, Think HQ, on behalf of The Office for the Community Sector (OCS) is undertaking a survey of philanthropic giving in Victoria.
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