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Philanthropic thinkers, strategists & leading voices

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Fri 5 August: Early Bird ends 20 September: Pre-Conference 21-22 September: Conference

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Upcoming sector events

29 Jul

Australasian Better Boards Conference
Ends Sun 31st Jul 2016 (3 days)
Melbourne, VIC

03 Aug

SROI Training
Ends Thu 4th Aug 2016 (2 days)
Melbourne, VIC

09 Aug

The Funding Network
Melbourne, VIC

10 Aug

SROI Training
Ends Thu 11th Aug 2016 (2 days)
Sydney, NSW

10 Aug

Crowd-funding 101

10 Aug

How to successfully apply for grants
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Conference tickets!

Evolution or Revolution:
Is philanthropy future ready?

Join us at our 2016 National Conference in September for a once every two years opportunity to engage with the world’s best philanthropic thinkers, strategists and leading voices from around the globe and at home. We hope to see you there!

Early bird ends: Friday 5 August. 

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Latest news

Jul. 26, 2016 Giving to charity—How much is generous?

There seems to be an awe around philanthropy. An acknowledgement that it is so fragile and precious that it should never be sniffed at, questioned, challenged or told that it is failing to live up to its potential. Read more…

Jul. 24, 2016 Impact Investment Group targets $1b investment in solar power

Former top Labor adviser Ross Garnaut will chair a new $100 million solar income fund by the Liberman family-backed Impact Investment Group, which is targeting a $1 billion investment in solar infrastructure by 2020. Read more…

Jul. 22, 2016 Victoria’s first social impact bond to address drug and alcohol services

The Victorian government's first use of social impact bonds will ask investors to finance programs to get young people out of drug and alcohol addiction. Read more…

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2016 Action Plan

Philanthropy Australia