01 October 2015

Grant and donation requests from individual charities and Not for Profits are flooding philanthropic trusts in a bid for alternative funding where government cutbacks have hit hard.

01 October 2015

Major gifts are the “big win” in fundraising - then why don’t all organisations press forward with a major gifts program asks Gail Perry from Xponential Philanthropy in the lead up to her upcoming workshops around Australia.

24 September 2015

The charitable causes to which married couples donate to are affected by the differences in gender income, a new report out of the US has found.

24 September 2015

One of Australia’s biggest philanthropic benefactors, Charles “Chuck” Feeney, is the inaugural recipient of a prestigious new award recognizing global generosity.

23 September 2015

The CEO of the United States travel company Collette, Dan Sullivan Jr, said corporate philanthropists in Australia and the US “don’t do enough”, during his recent Australian visit.

22 September 2015

New Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has revealed that he both encourages and practices philanthropy because he has had a lucky life, and the PM’s official residence, Kirribilli House will be used to support good charitable causes.

21 September 2015

After 13 years at the Myer Family Company, Peter Winneke, the man considered by many as the father of the new wave of philanthropy in Australia, is moving on to unknown horizons. Winneke is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke to Xavier Smerdon.

17 September 2015

The inaugural Philanthropy Meets Parliament summit brought Australian funders, political leaders and policy makers together in the heart of Australia’s political system, Parliament House, in Canberra last week. Philanthropy Australia’s Krystian Seibert reflects on the event.

17 September 2015

A longstanding leader in the philanthropic space has announced a major shake-up of its team, with three key staff members leaving.

15 September 2015

A Newcastle woman has left her entire estate, estimated to be worth around $4 million, to charity to support homeless people.

10 September 2015

Australia’s charity tax system is overly complicated and difficult to explain and defend, according to the Assistant Commissioner of the national charity regulator.

10 September 2015

A major listed investment company, aimed at philanthropic investors to help deliver project funds for young people affected by mental illness, has floated on the Australian Stock Exchange today.

10 September 2015

The Federal Government is to fund research to better understand philanthropic behaviour in Australia, Minister for Social Services, Scott Morrison announced during his address to the inaugural Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit in Canberra.

08 September 2015

Many Not for Profits rely heavily on bequests left from supporters, but an emergence of wills created online and through mobile apps could significantly damage this source of income, experts have warned.

01 September 2015

The philanthropist and businessman behind the creation of the National Portrait Gallery, Leonard Gordon Darling AC, has died in Melbourne aged 94.

27 August 2015

The “tide has turned” on philanthropy with the movement largely becoming immune to Australia’s famed tall poppy culture, according to the the country's peak philanthropy organisation.

26 August 2015

Workplace giving is struggling to fulfil its potential, according to a report released by independent private wealth advisory firm Koda Capital.

25 August 2015

The Pope has entered the world of crowdfunding with the Vatican unveiling a controversial art philanthropy app.

20 August 2015

The proportion of Australians claiming a gift or donation is stagnant and remains below the level it reached in 1985-6, according to a report released by independent private wealth advisory business Koda Capital.

13 August 2015

One of Australia’s largest philanthropic funds managers, Perpetual, has revealed the recipients of its inaugural IMPACT Philanthropy Partnership program, which will see eight Not for Profit organisations receive a total of $6.2 million.

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