Philanthropy


17 September 2014

There is clear potential for a vibrant, dynamic, and informed impact investment market in Australia with the possibility of A$10 billion in impact assets under management within the next five years, a new report reveals.

16 September 2014

Helping philanthropy better understand the opportunities for engaging in global development goal processes is underway via a project by the newly establish Global Philanthropy Data Charter, writes Heather Grady, Senior Fellow on Global Philanthropy with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

11 September 2014

The social purpose sector must think differently about how to tap into new capital to fund social change, the outgoing CEO of Social Ventures Australia Michael Traill said.

11 September 2014

It is time for Australian philanthropy to move past its negative associations with the word transparency, writes Krystian Seibert, Policy & Research Manager with Philanthropy Australia.

10 September 2014

WA Banking Group, Bankwest has launched a philanthropic foundation to deliver what it describes as reform and education outcomes for Australia’s community sector including a $1 million scholarships program for community sector leaders.

02 September 2014

One of Australia's highest profile philanthropists,Andrew Forrest has called on Universities to get better at dealing with small and medium financial donors, rather than focusing all their time to the biggest givers, in his speech to the national Philanthropy Australia Conference in Melbourne.

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.

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