Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls, Natasha Stott Despoja, has launched a suite of high-school education materials to address discrimination against women and girls.
As a society Australia needs to think about the phenomena that is the growth of the philanthropic sector and where it’s going, writes philanthropist Marcus Fielding.
One of Australia's largest independent family philanthropic funds, Gandel Philanthropy has announced its communityassist grants are open for application to eligible Not for Profit organisations.
The Australia Council for the Arts and Creative Partnerships Australia have partnered in a mentoring program to build leadership in arts philanthropy.
Financial services company, Equity Trustees says it distributed more than $14.5 million last year to charities on behalf of the 206 charitable trusts it manages, as demand from Australian charities soars.
United Way Australia has joined forces with US singing icon Dolly Parton to help inspire Aussie pre-school children and their parents to read.
The future of Australia’s first philanthropically funded Not for Profit news website, The Global Mail, is uncertain after its main philanthropic benefactor pulled his funding.
In JBWere’s Philanthropic Services’ first report on the contribution that Private Ancillary Funds (PAFs) make on Australia’s charitable sector, author John McLeod offers his tips on innovative ways to operate a PAF.
A children’s Not for Profit has launched an “ambitious” pilot that aims to sponsor Victorian children affected by natural disasters.
A record number of Australians have received Australia Day honours, many for services to the community, in a celebration that saw AFL football star and community leader Adam Goodes named Australian of the Year.
Giving from Private Ancillary Funds is growing faster than broad giving in Australia, a recent report from JBWere’s Philanthropic Services has revealed.
An Indigenous youth academy is calling on young Indigenous leaders, aged 15 to 18, to join an initiative that helps develops national campaigns for social change.
An insurance company’s charitable foundation has partnered with charity The Kids’ Cancer Project to assist one young cancer patient in their battle to overcome childhood cancer.
Giving Circles should be promoted in Australia by Governments and Not for Profits as a means of tapping into new philanthropy, according to Masters research from QUT’s Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies.
Millionaire philanthropist and business entrepreneur Dick Smith will donate $1 million to charity in 2014 and the supporters of his all-Australian-made company Dick Smith Foods will decide where the money goes.
Community support Not for Profit, Relationships Australia will take responsibility for Australia’s annual community celebration, Neighbour Day, in 2014 after a national campaign to save the event.
Australia has tumbled from first to seventh place as the most generous country on earth in the latest World Giving Index.
Australia’s Not for Profit organisations need to better collaborate with strategic partners, the corporate sector and government to tap into the full potential of philanthropy in fostering social change, according to a new report by The Trust Company.
The charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission is giving Private Ancillary Funds five more months to ask that their information not be made public on the ACNC Register.
The People’s Choice voting for Australia’s top philanthropic gifts has taken off with more than 400 people adding their vote in just four days.
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